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Birth name  Paul Murphy
Website  www.skratchbastid.com
Occupation(s)  DJ, producer
Name  Skratch Bastid

Years active  2001-present
Role  DJ
Labels  First Things First
Movies  Scribble Jam #9
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Born  September 2, 1982 (age 33) (1982-09-02)
Origin  Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Albums  Taking Care of Business, Kings of Donair, The Spring Up
Associated acts  Buck 65, Pip Skid, Scratch, Shad
Genres  Underground hip hop, Turntablism
Similar People  Shad, Saukrates, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Classified, Cadence Weapon
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Paul Murphy (born September 2, 1982), known primarily by his stage name Skratch Bastid, is a Canadian DJ and Juno nominated record producer. He is a three-time Scribble Jam DJ Battle winner. URB has described him as "a DJ with more than mixing up his sleeves". He is a global ambassador and judge for Red Bull's annual Thre3style DJ competition.

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Career

Skratch Bastid's rise to prominence began with his 2003 Scribble Jam win, and his world class status was solidified with subsequent victories in 2004 and 2007. He released a collaborative album with John Smith and Pip Skid, titled Taking Care of Business, on his own label First Things First Records in 2005, and was the first-ever Canadian DJ to be nominated for the Juno Award for Producer of the Year in 2008, for his work on Buck 65's album Situation. He was nominated for the Juno Award for Instrumental Album of the Year in 2016 for his collaborative project with Afiara String Quartet, titled Spin Cycle.

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Since 2010, he has hosted daytime block-party style events in various cities called Bastid's BBQ. Past headliners include DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Premier, Just Blaze, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Z-Trip, k-os and Grandtheft.

Albums

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  • Taking Care of Business (2005) (with John Smith and Pip Skid)
  • Spin Cycle (2015) (with Afiara String Quartet)
  • EPs

  • The Spring Up (2013) (with Shad)
  • Singles

  • "I Ain't Lazy" (2005) (with John Smith and Pip Skid)
  • "Limoncello" (2016) (with Shad)
  • Mixtapes

  • Blazin' (2003)
  • Better Ask Somebody (2004)
  • Get Up! (2007)
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed (2008)
  • 110% (2009)
  • The Entertainer (2011)
  • Soul Sisters, Stand Up! (2012) (with The Gaff)
  • Songs We Listened to a Lot in 2012 (2013) (with Cosmo Baker)
  • Songs We Listened to a Lot in 2013 (2014) (with Cosmo Baker)
  • Songs We Listened to a Lot in 2014 (2015) (with Cosmo Baker)
  • Songs We Listened to a Lot in 2015 (2016) (with Cosmo Baker)
  • Songs We Listened to a Lot in 2016 (2017) (with Cosmo Baker)
  • Productions

  • Buck 65 - Situation (2007)
  • Shad - "Yall Know Me", "Fam Jam", "He Say She Say", "Dreams", and "Stylin" from Flying Colours (2013)
  • References

    Skratch Bastid Wikipedia


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