Name, Location, What You Do: DJ Cool V, I’m From Elizabeth NJ, DJing since 1978.
Influences: DJ Pearl, DJ Fantasy,My Father (The Florida Kid), DJ Neil,DJ Quadir, Grandmaster Flash, Tony Humphries, Tee Scott,Larry Levan, Mark Thompson, DJ Paul,Grand Mixer DXT, 45king, Jam Master J, DJ Cheese. Marley Marl,R ed Alert, DJ Cash Money, DJ Clark Kent(Brooklyn), Brucie B, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Scratch, Kid Capri to name a few.
Favorite Records at the Moment: Bruno Mars and Cardi B, De La Soul Whole album
Best Digging Story: Going to Funk-O-Mart in Philadelphia before they closed down and buying over $300 dollars worth of records, most of them for a dollar.
Favorite Mix and Why. Any Genre, Any DJ. “Check Out My Melody” Remix (Marley Marl).
LP, 12”, or 7” format? 12 inch.
Junk Food You Can’t Live Without: Katy Dids candy
Most Memorable Gig Played: Free Tibet Concert at Golden Gate Park in 1996 with the Beastie Boys. They made it into a movie. Rest In Peace Adam (MCA) Yauch.
Record That Never Leaves Your Record Box: My Martin Circus White label Dub.
Shout Outs, Last Remarks, and Gig Info: Bizmarkie, Bp Entertainment, Hip Hop Hands Foundation, Long Branch Sluggers, For DJ Cool V Bookings dial 1-833-DJCOOLV