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Beat Bangaz DJ Academy formerly known as Scratch Lab is the brainchild of Africa’s pioneering DJ collective, The Beat Bangaz (Ready D, E-20 & DJ Azuhl), who with a collective experience that spans more than 30 years now runs this unique DJ school. With a track record consolidated in international tours, SA and African tours, radio, television, clubs, music production, seminars and expo’s – students benefit from this collective’s insight and experience. With it’s mission to provide education and accessibility in the art of the DJ and producer whilst maintaining a high standard of service, the academy offers an insightful, inspirational and informed experience. Combining traditional DJ methods and tools with the latest cut throat technology, the training received sets Beat Bangaz DJ Academy apart from other DJ schools. From novice, bedroom DJ or the seasoned performer, Beat Bangaz DJ Academy offers a range of courses and workshops to accommodate any skill level. It’s cost effective courses that’s conducted by accredited, professional and experienced trainers keeps students on par with the latest technology, developments and techniques. From its beginner courses to its advanced, the emphasis for the academy is also importantly on building personal relationships and a holistic approach to training.


Beat Bangaz DJ Academy also boasts with it’s free workshop series, Lab Sessions, held on a monthly basis that introduces interested parties to new software, technology, guest DJ’s and producers and tools to promote self expression through music. Not limiting itself, the academy caters for all music forms ranging from hip hop, electronica, house, experimental and more. Students can also enroll into our Lab Practise sessions to hone and expand on their current skill level.


Students receive manuals, supporting audio and video material and practical field work inclusive in all courses. With it’s mentorship approach combined with all supporting materials, Beat Bangaz DJ Academy ensures its students claim their stake in the art. Private tuition upon request as well supervised practice sessions.


 Other services include:


• Corporate and team building sessions

• Events

• Consulting

• DJ presentations


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