COMPETITIONS | BATTLES
PHOTO: New York Ricans celebrate the delectable ‘pastel’ in El Barrio
(November 18, 2017) One of the celebrated staples of Puerto Rican holiday cuisine is ‘el pastel.’ A social gathering organized by artist Taína Traverso turns a spotlight on this delectable source of traditional sustenance, nutrition, and joyful cultural notions of family and social gatherings.
(May 17, 2014) Over 25 competitors faced off at the 2014 DMC NYC Regional DJ Battle II. The clash between turntablists took place in the Webster Hall, located at 125 East 11th Street (between Third and Fourth Avenues).
(February 1, 2014) MAMBOSO.NET had the honor of being one of the 2014 DMC NYC Regional DJ Battle sponsors. The well-attended event held at Webster Hall was hosted by Lord Finesse with sounds by GrandWizzard Theodore. The GrandWizzard was also a member of the judging crew that included DJ Slyce, DJ Spictakular, Johnny Juice, DJ Rafik, and a few others.
(August 11, 2013) Nothing like a day at the beach to soothe the void of absence. With a lot of Sun, Salsa and Hoops. Another beautiful day in the Bronx.
(August 6, 2013) After spending a good part of the day at the Casita Maria Block Party, I took a quick spin by the 2013 DMC US Finals DJ Battle headed up by Christie-Z Pabon. The competition was hosted by Kool DJ Red Alert and featured spinning appearances by Rockin’ Rob, Izoh (2012 DMC World Champion from Japan), and Johnny Juice (Public Enemy).
(March 19, 2012) The good weather has hit NYC and the scent of aerosol spray paint is in the air. Tats Cru and friends were out on the streets keeping the first element alive. Hitting the walls in the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx at Spofford Ave and Drake Street were: SAK, NICER, SADE TCM, BG183, DMOTE, DAZE, GOLDIE (from the UK), BIO, SHAME125, BEOND, CRASH, and WANE.
(September 3, 2011) Bboys and Bgirls converged on PS 72 Schoolyard in East Harlem to do battle for cash, prizes and a shot at the title of “Master”. Competitors came from all over the city, country and other parts of the world.