Scratch The Ultimate DJ Signs Hip Hop Legends

September 23, 2009Written by Richard Allen



Scratch DJ LLC announced today new licensed tracks for Scratch: The Ultimate DJ, the upcoming music rhythm videogame. Developed by Commotion Interactive, with creative and technical support from legendary scratch DJ, Mix Master Mike, Scratch: The Ultimate DJ will allow players to put their own “spin” on tracks with an innovative turntable style controller produced by Numark.

The game will feature more than 60 licensed and original hip-hop and R&B songs from mainstream and underground artists.

New licensed tracks include:

* Gifted – N.A.S.A. Feat Kanye West, Santo Gold, Lykke Li
* Looking Fly – Murs
* Skanky Panky – Kid Koala
* Iced Lightning – RJD2
* They Reminisce Over You – Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth
* Friends – Whodini
* Push It – Salt n Pepa
* Life in a Cage – The Knux

Previously announced artists and licensed tracks:

* Peter Piper – Run DMC
* Feel Good Inc. – Gorillaz
* Hot in Herre – Nelly
* Mastermind – Deltron 3030

“In the development of Scratch, we have remained committed to creating a setlist that will inspire and impress dedicated fans of hip-hop, as a long time fan and participant of hip-hop culture, I am very excited about the range of artists and various time periods represented in the game from old school hip-hop to today’s hottest new talent. It’s been great having so much freedom in picking music that is true to the genre.”
– Quincy Jones III, CEO and chief creative officer of QD3 Entertainment

The Scratch development team has worked to secure some of hip-hop’s most prolific artists and a collection of landmark songs. In addition to a heavy-hitting setlist, Scratch: The Ultimate DJ features distinctive urban environments with a unique art style and an array of customizable DJ characters.

Scratch: The Ultimate DJ will be available on the PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® video game system from Microsoft in early 2010.