Listen to “The Halftime Show w/DJ Riz & DJ Eclipse 89.1 WNYU September 2, 1998”, the latest DJ mix released by DJ Eclipse on MixCloud. This mix is 02:19:14 mins long. If you dig this mix, then check out more of DJ Eclipse’s mixes his mixcloud page.
Riz on the set for the first hour and a half. 1st mic break at 40:35 then back to Riz at 47:51. Next mic break at 67:09 with Rawcotiks who jump right into a freestyle. I get on somewhere around 80/90 minute mark. Last mic break at 132:52 and then Riz and I fuck around on the tables til the end of the show. Listening back I remember certain records that would skip every time you played them (like Medina Green’s Crosstown Beef). And gotta love the live curse dropouts we’d do by writing down on the sleeve where the curses were in a verse. Good ol’ radio.
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About DJ Eclipse
DJ Eclipse, renowned indie Hip Hop tastemaker, first gained national notoriety while djing for 3rd Bass front man MC Serch in the early 90’s. His reputation grew in the mid 90’s by filling in for Stretch Armstrong on his weekly 89.9 radio show on WKCR and then later for Mayhem on 89.1 WNYU. He joined Wild Pitch Records in ’94 and became the National Director of Retail Promotion until their closing in ’95. Then, DJ Jab, the owner of a small basement record store called Fat Beats, brought Eclipse in to help out on weekends. It wasn’t long before Fat Beats became a worldwide company with Eclipse overseeing all of their retail operations. Around this time, NY also saw the birth of Eclipse’s seminal crew Non Phixion, which played a pivotal role in the indie renaissance of the mid 90’s. During these years, Eclipse established himself as the “go to” DJ for all the local Hip Hop events at Wetlands, S.O.B.’s, Vinyl and most notably, Tramps. In ’97, after spinning at many of the “Break Beats” parties at The Point in the Bronx, Crazy Legs put Eclipse down with the legendary Rock Steady Crew as one of the RSC DJs. By 1998, Eclipse started The Halftime Radio Show with DJ Riz and Lynn Gonzalez. Later on he could still be heard on on 89.1 WNYU with DJ Skizz on Wednesday nights from 10:30 PM – 1:00 AM (EST). As a producer, some of Eclipse’s notable credits include remixes for O.C. (“Time’s Up” & “Born 2 Live”), Nas, N-Tyce, the Modern Jazz Quartet (Rebop-The Savoy Remixes), a couple party joints for AV8 & Nervous Records and the Fractured Breaks battle records series just to name a few. In addition to running the Fat Beats NY store, operating Uncle Howie Records with partner ILL BILL and touring with La Coka Nostra, Eclipse joined DJ Premier on his “Live From HeadQCourterz” radio show as a “relief” DJ when Primo is on tour. The show aired on Sirius Satellite Radio on channel 40 Friday nights from midnight to 2 AM (EST).
Now he flexes on Rap Is Outta Control on (SiriusXM). Rap Is Outta Control is a weekly mix show hosted by DJ Eclipse and DJ Riz. The Sirius XM show airs every Sunday evening from 10pm-12am EST on Shade 45.
Bro track 13:30
So Good track’s
What’s up with these bullshit restrictions. I didn’t even get to hear the whole show and I got cut off…..
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I remember this mix! One of the best
Hahaha, damn. yeah I’ve done that sometimes with records.
What’s the song at 23:00?
I did like three takes of that A side and it was the third song The third time I smashed that record into pieces in my room No lie Still a dope track
Yo!!!!! I was doing mixtapes when Crosstown Beef dropped That was the first record I thought of when u said that