RITCHIE RUFTONE

2 x World Dj Champion IDA & DMC 

2014 IDA Technical World Dj Champion 2013 DMC Battle For World Supremacy Champion
5 x UK DMC Champion -

3 x UK IDA Champion

EDINBURGH UNITED KINGDOM



RITCHIE RUFTONE From Edinburgh, Scotland, started Djing in the early 90's on pirate radio station Boomerang FM and Healthy FM which ran for 10 years - during that time he was resident Dj at local hip hop nights, Seen and Scratch Edinburgh/London - check out the legendary Hip Hop Club presents Scratch vol 1 on Rawkus records.

He released his 1st Dj tool Braveheart Breaks in 2005 and just released a new non skip scratch vinyl called Practice Yo Cuts on his own label Turntable Training Wax check it out at  www.ritchieruftone.com 

Ritchie has dj'd and toured with world champions Dj Plus 1 and Dj Woody.
and has also performed in USA - China - and all over Europe including the Snowbombing and Sonar festivals. 
Some of his previous gigs/warm up's include -  Eminem / Fugees / De La Soul / Jungle Brothers / Grandmaster Flash /Dj Qbert /Jazzy Jeff/ Dj Craze / A-trak to name a few

He likes to play Hip Hop old and new - Trap/Glitch/Twerk, Rnb, DnB, Funk/Soul/Breaks, Reggae/Dancehall but as he worked in the record store Underground Solushn for over 15 years he is pretty flexible when it come to music genres

He's also head tutor and runs regular courses at the Edinburgh Dj Academy which has ran for 10 years [www.djacademy.org.uk]www.djacademy.org.uk
 
Dj competition stats:

Ritchie is the 2014 IDA Technical Category World Champion and the 2013 DMC Battle for Supremacy World Champion 
He's the  5 x solo UK DMC Champion - 2002, 2012, 2013 (DMC Battle For Supremacy) and 2012, 2013 Champion (UK DMC 6min)
He's also the 4 x UK IDA champion 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 - and the 2014 UK B4B Scratch Champion
2000 ITF Eastern Hemisphere Scratching Champion and 2012 Red Bull UK heat winner

 

2012 - Ritchie Ruftone (UK) - DMC World DJ Final

2013 Battle For Supremacy Final - Ritchie Ruftone (UK) V DJ Vekked (Canada)

Ritchie first hooked up with Sideshow kuts Worldwide Network from the beginning releasing an Exclusive Scratch video for Sideshow Kuts TV & Dj mix 
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