It must have felt empowering when the Disco Music Club, the world's most celebrated DJ organization, asked the San Francisco-based Invisibl Skratch Piklz to refrain from signing up for its annual competition. The reason: Other DJs wouldn't even bother to enter if the Piklz crew showed up. The contest had almost become a joke since the Skratch Piklz began competing in 1995; the group dominated the field, winning top honors three times before the DMC asked them to bow out. Instead, several members of the group -- which includes DJ QBert, Mixmaster Mike, D-Styles, Yoga Frog, and Shortkut... More >>>