DJ Jazzy Jeff Talks Judging The Red Bull Thre3Style National Finals

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Thisis50 & Young Jack Thriller recently spoke with DJ Jazzy Jeff for an exclusive interview!

In part 1 of our interview, he talks about judging the Red Bull Thre3Style National Finals. DJ Jazzy Jeff is one of three celebrity judges on the Red Bull Thre3style USA judging panel, which also includes A-Track and Z-Trip. All three judges presided over the regional finals (Miami, Dallas, Chicago, Seattle, Philadelphia) and will ultimately decide the winner of the Red Bull Thre3style USA National Finals.

The event originated in Canada five years ago and has developed into one of the country’s biggest musical properties. The original concept started as a Tuesday night experiment in a small club. In the second year the focus was regional and events were in six cities across western Canada. In 2008 the event exploded with ten regional qualifiers throughout Canada. All ten winners competed in the National Final in Toronto, during Canadian Music Week. In 2010 becomes an International event, culminating in a world final where DJ Karve was crowned as the 1st Red Bull Thr3style world champion. In 2011, the World Final format becomes a full week of events and went down in Vancouver. The Champion was Hedspin (CA). In 2012, Thre3style set the club landscape in Chicago on fire and saw Four Color Zack become Thre3style World Champion.

– Red Bull Thre3style USA National Finals will be held on April 5 at Lure in Hollywood. Doors open at 9pm and event begins at 10pm