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Jim Jones, DJ Bobby Trends, Sway Calloway, Steph Lova & more at AKOO Summer Classic “Battle of the DJs”

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.

Check out the FULL video recap below by A Fresh Focus Film:

PHOTO CREDIT: Jon Lopez Photography

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