The term “turntablism” was first used in 1995 by DJ Babu of the Beat Junkies, who states, “My definition of a Turntablist is a person who uses the turntables not to play music, but to manipulate sound and create music.” (interview with Christo Macias, quoted on turntablism.com
So now I present to you Columbus Ohio nominees for Turntablist of the Year
Dj Drastic has been working with the likes of Copywrite, Killah Priest and plenty of other artists.Toured West Coast this year and took a taste of Ohio to them heres a peek and DJ Drastic Ohio at work
From his bio on Reverbnation
DJ Krate Digga is continuing a stellar run as a working deejay based in central Ohio. Having held down residencies at the hottest clubs in Columbus, DJ Krate Digga has celebrated 14 years as a deejay; solidifying his name as one of Ohio's most diverse hip hop and soul deejays.
DJ Ginsu was voted one of the top 10 DJs in Columbus in 2010 unfortunatly I have not found footage of him rockin even though I have heard him live so visit his facebook to find out more and hopefully soon I will have some footage for all.