For the past 3 months some of America’s hottest DJ talent has competed online for the opportunity to represent their region at the 2012 McDonald’s Flavor Battle Finale. Flavor Battle is part of McDonald’s 365 Black initiative for supporting Hip-Hop culture and the future stars of the industry.
The event was hosted by beatbox legend, Doug E. Fresh and held at Cameo Theatre in Miami Beach on Thursday, February 9, 2012. The top three DJs from across the country with the most votes advanced to the final finale event to see who had the most flavor! Each DJ represents one of McDonald’s iconic burgers and battled it to win the ten thousand dollar grand prize and ultimate bragging rights! Celebrity judge panel consisted of some of the most legendary DJ’s in the industry: Spinderella, Miami’s own DJ Irie, DJ Skribble and Last year’s Flavor Battle winner DJ JayCeeOh. Singer-songwriter, and actress, Teyana Taylor was the Twitter host for the evening.
The three DJ contestants were: DJ Alizay from Washington, D.C., DJ E-V from Cleveland, Ohio, and DJ Risk One from San Francisco, California.
After three intense rounds of killer mixes, DJ Risk One took home the 2012 Flavor Battle Championship and the $10,000 grand prize. Click below for photos…