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The Scratch Perverts are a collective of turntablist DJs from London, formed in 1996 by Tony Vegas, Prime Cuts and DJ Renegade.

Scratch Perverts
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Prime Cuts, Plus One and Tony Vegas at BUSC, April 2008
Background information
Drum & Bass
Hip Hop
Years active1996–present
MembersPrime Cuts
Tony Vegas
Past membersPlus One
Mr Thing
Harry Love
Killa Kela
First Rate

World DMC team champions in both 1999 and 2001. Additionally Prime Cuts won 2 consecutive ITF World Scratching titles, first beating A-Trak in Hawaii in 1999 and then defending the title in Los Angeles the following year. Plus One won the Vestax battle in 2000, then the World DMC title in 2001. Their technical contributions include the 'feedback' technique, inspired by Jimi Hendrix.

They have now retired from competition and gone on to regular live DJing, touring and holding a residency at Fabric in London. They have also gone on to produce their own music.

Harry LoveEdit

Harry Love is an English hip hop record producer and DJ from Laylow, Ladbroke Grove, London.[citation needed] He has produced beats for artists such as Jehst, Verb T, and Klashnekoff.[1][2][3][4] He was a member of the Scratch Perverts in the 1990s.[5]

DJ Hero & DJ Hero 2Edit

The group were contributing artists in the Activision music game, DJ Hero,[6] contributing a DJ setlist in the game which includes 5 tracks, and for the game's sequel which included 2 mixes from the group.


Mix CDsEdit


  • Come Get It with Time Scratch Perverts Records (Limited edition Promotional copy) (25 October 2004)
  • Stand By Supercharged Records (2007)

Featured inEdit

Mixes For DJ HeroEdit

Mixes For DJ Hero 2Edit


  1. ^ "Stealth Presents…. » DJ Dance Music News Dance Music Reviews Dance Music Charts". Retrieved 15 August 2008.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  4. ^ Hip-hop Connection. Popular Publications. 2008. p. 92.
  5. ^ Ms Sophy Smith (28 April 2013). Hip-Hop Turntablism, Creativity and Collaboration. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. pp. 64–65. ISBN 978-1-4094-7205-6.
  6. ^ Purchase, Robert (12 August 2009). "DJ Hero features Scratch Perverts, Yoda News". Eurogamer. Retrieved 12 August 2009.

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