Babu

Babu

Real Name:
Chris Oroc
Profile:
Born September 17, 1974 in Washington, D.C. as Chris Oroc, DJ Babu is a Filipino-American DJ. One-third of the hip hop group Dilated Peoples (alongside Rakaa-Iriscience and Evidence), Babu is also a member of the Beat Junkies DJ crew, and together with rapper Defari forms the duo the Likwit Junkies. He lived in Oxnard, California for 1 year, and later moved to the neighboring city of Camarillo.

Babu has won multiple competition titles Including the Vestax World Championships and multiple ITF titles. As a revered battle DJ he has appeared in and hosted numerable videos. Under the name "The Turntablist", and produced perhaps the genre's most popular battle record, 1996's Super Duck Breaks, which sold over 10,000 copies.

DJ Babu has also featured on numerous acts alongside groups such as Jurassic 5, Swollen Members and The Visionaries. Individually Babu has featured in many other groups as well.

He is also the one responsible for Coining the phrase "TURNTABLIST".
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Babu Discography

Albums

Fanatik Featuring DJs Babu & Rhettmatic Fanatik Featuring DJs Babu & Rhettmatic - Wild Stylus Heratik Productions US 1997 Sell This Version
DJ Babu* The Beat Tape Vol. 1 Nature Sounds US 2007 Sell This Version
DJ Babu The Dilated Junkie* Duck Season Vol. 3 (Album) Nature Sounds US 2008 Sell This Version
DJ Babu* The Beat Tape Vol. 2 (Comp, Album) Nature Sounds US 2010 Sell This Version
MOCD-026 Babu Konnichiwa Bitches(CD, Mixed) Mochilla MOCD-026 US 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Psycho (8) & Rip One Vs Iriscience* & Babu Psycho (8) & Rip One Vs Iriscience* & Babu - Blackberry Records Presents: On Deadly Ground (EP, Single) Blackberry Records US 1999 Sell This Version
BOMB #2038, BHH 2038 DJ Paul Nice* Featuring AG, Babu, Gennessee DJ Paul Nice* Featuring AG, Babu, Gennessee - Definition Of Nice(12") Bomb Hip-Hop Records, Bomb Hip-Hop Records BOMB #2038, BHH 2038 US 1999 Sell This Version
UA 3018-1 Babu / Iriscience* Babu / Iriscience* - Pay Attention(12", Ltd, Single) Up Above Records UA 3018-1 US 2001 Sell This Version
Babu - The Dilated Junkie* Feat. The Beatnuts & Al Tariq* / Nature (4) Babu - The Dilated Junkie* Feat. The Beatnuts & Al Tariq* / Nature (4) - Duck Season / Ducky Boy (Single) Sequence Records Europe 2002 Sell This Version
W588CD, 936242472 Linkin Park Featuring Pharoahe Monch & DJ Babu* Linkin Park Featuring Pharoahe Monch & DJ Babu* - H! Vltg3 (Evidence) / Pts.Of.Athrty (Jay Gordon)(CD, Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records W588CD, 936242472 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
BJS-004 Babu Presents: Duck Season Left Overs(12") Beat Junkie Sound BJS-004 US 2002 Sell This Version
SEQ 8018-6 Babu Presents: Ends To Means / Do For Self(12") Sequence Records SEQ 8018-6 US 2003 Sell This Version
BJS-005 Babu Unreleased Instrumentals(12") Beat Junkie Sound BJS-005 US 2004 Sell This Version
NSD 26 DJ Babu* Fan Mail / Truth Be Told(12") Nature Sounds NSD 26 US 2007 Sell This Version
MRL1980-1014 DJ Deckstream Featuring Visionaries, Rakaa Iriscience* & DJ Babu* DJ Deckstream Featuring Visionaries, Rakaa Iriscience* & DJ Babu* - L.A. Deck(12") Manhattan Recordings MRL1980-1014 Japan 2008 Sell This Version
NSD 34 Babu Dearly Departed(12") Nature Sounds NSD 34 US 2008 Sell This Version
SJR-JPX45-1 Babu x Rhettmatic Babu x Rhettmatic - Beat Junkies Japan Exclusive 45(7") Sound Junkies Recording SJR-JPX45-1 Japan 2012 Sell This Version
SJR002 Babu & Shortkut Babu & Shortkut - The Beat Junkies 45 Series Volume 2(7", Single, Gre) Sound Junkies Recording SJR002 US 2012 Sell This Version
QSR-004 Metro (15) / Rakaa* / DJ Babu* Metro (15) / Rakaa* / DJ Babu* - New Maps(7", Ltd) Queen Size Records QSR-004 Poland 2012 Sell This Version
CAL-7-MD Babu Mini Duck Breaks Skipless(7", Single, Ltd, S/Edition) Cut-a-lot CAL-7-MD US 2016 Sell This Version

Compilations

none Babu In Case You Haven't Heard(CDr, Comp, Mixed) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version

DJ Mixes

DJ Babu* The World Famous Beat Junkies Volume 1 PR Records US 1997 Sell This Version
WFJ02-4 Bum Rush Brothers* present Babu & JRocc* Bum Rush Brothers* present Babu & JRocc* - World Famous Joints Volume 2(Cass, Mixed) Fat Beats WFJ02-4 US 1998 Sell This Version
none DJ Babu* Comprehension(Cass, Mixed) Fat Beats none US 1999 Sell This Version
Babu The Dilated Junkie* Duck Season Vol. 1 (Comp) Sequence Records US 2002 Sell This Version