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Scratch (2001)

R
92 min | Documentary, Music

The story of the hip-hop DJ from the birth of hip-hop to the invention of scratching and "beat-juggling" vinyl, to the more recent "turntablism" movement. Underdogs and virtuosos who have radically changed the way we hear and create music.
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Jan 21, 2001 (United States)

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The Allies
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A-Trak
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Craze
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D.J. Infamous
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J. Smoke
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Develop
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Spictakular
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The Beat Junkies
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DJ Rhettmatic
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Tommy Gunn
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Melo-D
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DJ Curse
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DJ Marz
Self - Bullet Proof Space Travelers Self - Bullet Proof Space Travelers   See fewer
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Carlos Aguilar
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Eddie Def
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Frank Cuevas
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Dilated Peoples
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Evidence
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Rakaa Iriscience
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DJ Relm
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Shannon Ames
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Dot-a-Rock
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Electric Boogaloos
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Suga Pop
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Mr. Wiggles
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Fabel
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Guru
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DJ Premier
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DJ Q-Bert
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Yoga Frog
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Apollo
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Mix Master Mike
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Shortcut
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DJ Jazzy Jay
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Jurassic 5
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Chali 2na
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Cut Chemist
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DJ Nu-Mark
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Marc 7
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Soup
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Akil
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Mista Sinista
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Rob Swift
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Roc Raida
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Total Eclipse
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DJ Z-Trip
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Billy Jam
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Dave Paul
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Naut Humon
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Mark Herlihy
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Doze Green
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Jon Bernson
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Glenn Alexander
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Rene Zapata
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Tom Boyle
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Greg Riggs
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Sharon Ray
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Babu
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John Carluccio
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Madlib
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7.9 / 10 | 2,688 votes