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1st Annual AKOO Summer Classic at Dyckman

New York City’s best DJs came from behind the turntables this past Saturday to show off their skills on the Dyckman blacktop.

1st Annual AKOO Summer Classic at Dyckman

In front of packed bleachers filled with fans neighborhood fans and the music industry’s elite, Team Hard 2 Guard, with a score of 82 over 78, defeated Team AKOO in the 1st Annual AKOO Summer Classic “Battle of the DJs” basketball game at Dyckman Park. Game highlights include Rapper Jim Jones surprising fans when he took to the court to play for ‘Team Hard 2 Guard’ and Queen’s own DJ Superstar Jay winning game MVP.

During the event, fans were treated to an old school mix battle at half court—DJ vs. DJ on the turntables. DJs N.O.E., Tiny Tim, Big Jeff and DMan went turntable-to-turntable in a pre-game round to determine which two would perform during half time. Advancing to the final battle with judges DJ Bobby Trends, Sway, Rich Nice and Steph Lova critiquing their two-minute mixes, DJ DMan took down DJ N.O.E.

The 1st Annual AKOO Summer Classic was in partnership with The Dyckman Basketball Tournament, and presented by Hard 2 Guard Productions, celebrated Dyckman’s 25th Anniversary. Sponsors for the festivities included: IceBerg Guards, A List Transportation, Ciroc, Dusse , Icelandic Water,Mountain Dew and Gatorade.

1st Annual AKOO Summer Classic at Dyckman

Coaches:

Boriqua Jimmy and Henroc

Sway, Rich Nice, Russ Jones and Damayor DJ

Players:

Antwan “Antifreeze” Dobie

DJ Authorize

DJ C. Devone

DJ Clue

DJ Johnny Han$um

DJ Jus

DJ Krue

DJ Reymo

DJ Sneaker Sensai

Dj Tali Gore

Vice

Dave Seagers

DJ Absolute

Domo Williams

Adrian “A Butta” Walton

Danse

DJ Flipstar

DJ Jussnyc

DJ Spinking

DJ Sunkiss

DJ Superstar Jay

DJ Ted Smooth

Jim Jones

STAN

DJ Zeke

Easy E.

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PHOTO CREDIT: Jon Lopez Photography

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