BIO

Hailing from West Auckland, New Zealand, Scizzorhands is a world class turntablist who is always improving on skill and knowledge, bringing a variety of music in a hip-hop way.

Using turntablist skills and a passion for all elements of hip-hop, he made a name for himself as the black sheep of the Auckland DJ scene.

In 2012 Scizzorhands entered his first Red Bull Thre3style New Zealand Final. Despite being the underdog, he took on the competition and became NZ Red Bull Thre3style Champion, which saw him fly the flag for New Zealand at Red Bull Thre3Style World Final in Chicago.

Scizzorhands has shared the stage with DJs such as Boogie Blind, Skratch Bastid, DJ CRAZE, DJ Total Eclipse, Jazzy Jeff and Z-Trip. He has also opened for acts Pharoahe Monch, Mobb Deep, De La Soul, Smino, Monte Booker, Obie Trice, Goldlink, The Next Men and tour DJ'd for the legendary Slum Village and Guilty Simpson. An advocate for good live performance Scizzorhands has been the live creative director for Flexor, PHD, Little Village and >The Switch Up<.

Being a DMC, Koncept Scratch battle and NOTW Scratch champion Scizzorhands is always pushing the envelope with new routines and a style of his own. 2019 Saw Scizzorhands finish his first complete music project titled "the introduction" featuring heavy's such as Guilty Simpson, Omega Levine and Sabe. Being the first of many projects to come, you can guarantee an interesting new take to hiphop. Some artists Scizzorhands has worked with include 9-5ers, Kevin Posey, Kenny Slade, Polly Hill, Mazbou Q, Gino October and Hannah Fang.

 

Currently you’ll find Scizzorhands holding down radio shows on Base FM, tutoring the next generation of DJs at MAINZ, Creating music in his self built studio "The Scratch Lounge" and working with companies such as inMusic, Serato to educate and push limits of technology and skills. He is a huge part of New Zealand’s turntablist community and helps  push forward the art form by bringing the skill set to new eyes through his unique showcasing style of party rocking.

"Scizzorhands throws down with style, passion and

unmatched technical skill. Massive respect" 

- BENNY BOY - Artist / label owner - Boy Records