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Born Chris Oroc, DJ Babu is a member of Dilated Peoples and the on-again/off-again DJ crew Beat Junkies. The California-based DJ began making mix tapes in the early '90s and joined the Beat Junkies in 1994. Babu has won multiple competition titles including the DMC Championship in 1997 and multiple ITF titles. As a revered battle DJ he has appeared in and hosted numerable videos and -- under the name Turntablist -- produced perhaps the genre's most popular battle record, 1996's Super Duck Breaks, which sold over 10,000 copies, and its inevitable follow-up, Super Duper Duck Breaks, in 2000.