About Us

DJ BeCope aka DJ Mad Butcher “VA Pioneer”, is a veteran in the DJ community. He has over 3 decades of industry experience. His portfolio includes being a turntablist, DJ, promoter, working in Radio, hosting his own TV show for 10 yrs(now online) and serving as a Hip-Hop lecturer. DJ BeCope has worked in a variety of clubs including Jazz, Reggae and mainstream.

Since the age of ‘9’, DJ BeCope has performed and competed in Local and USA National Hip-Hop competitions. He is actively involved with the World DJ Confederation as a Turntablist.

As a Urban Hip-Hop author his books are well received by the community. Since 2005, he has been invited to share his knowledge of the Urban Art through workshops and seminars.

PERFORMANCE & OPENERS

Marcia Griffiths (Electric Boogie)
Camp-Lo
Mr. Cheeks from Lost Boys
L.O.N.S (Leaders of the New School)
BlackMoon
Walt Luv DJ Kool
D.I.B. Go-Go Band and many others

BATTLES & COMPETITIONS

2018 9Pillars Hip-Hop Festival DJ Battle                                        DMC Online Competition
DMC Elimination DC Title (DC)
DMC Elimination USA Title 1998 (NY)
Hand2Hand Combat (NJ)
B-Boy Masters (Miami, FL)
102.3 FM WJJS “Mix Down Competition”(VA)

RADIO EXPERIENCE

IVERADIO.COM
TDKRADIO.COM/GUYANA
WTJU 91.1FM (VA)
WNRN 91.9 FM(VA)

CLUB & VENUES PLAYED

Downtown 27/Clock Tower (VA) Golden Pony (VA) XI Art Park (VA) The Jefferson (VA)
Champions Lounge (VA)
Dish Lynchburg (VA)
Elks Lodge (VA)
Hookah Lounge (VA)
Lions Den (VA)
Ruritan Clubs Satellite Club (VA) Aqua Lounge (TX)
Champions Lounge (TX)
Club Dimension (TX)
Nairobi Jazz Club (TX)
Royal Rack Reggae Club (TX)
Zodiac Reggae Club (TX)

RECOGNITION & HONORS

Archived in the William & Mary Hip-Hop Collection; William & Mary College in Williamsburg, Va

https://www.swem.wm.edu/hiphop

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