DJ Scratch Leaves EPMD: “Erick (Sermon) Doesn’t Want To Split Money”

JLBarrow • June 29, 2008 • 1 Comment

According to the legendary DJ Scratch has parted ways with EPMD. In a surprising announcement the battle champion and producer for LL Cool J, Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, The Roots and many others, sites financial issues among the reasons he is leaving.

“Erick doesn’t want to split the money three ways,” DJ Scratch claimed, referring to MC/Producer Erick Sermon. “And that’s fine, but be a man about it. We’re supposed to be a crew. Don’t lie and make me seem incompetent and disrespectful to the fans.”

Scratch has been a member of EPMD since 1989 year when he took over for K-La Boss as their DJ. He has produced “Funky Piano”, “Scratch Bring It Back” and “Put On” for the group.

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