With October 19th fast approaching, DJ Hero 2 keeps ramping up the ante with more and more superstar DJs being added to the mix. Yes, pun intended. Deadmau5, David Guetta, DJ Qbert, and Tiësto have already been confirmed. Now added to the list is the Wu-Tang Clan’s resident MC and producer RZA. Check out the video below showing the real RZA alongside his digitalized version where he talks about what got him into the world of DJing in the first place.
For DJ Hero 2, the RZA has contributed two exclusive tracks. The first is LL Cool J’s “I Can’t Live Without My Radio” mixed With Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five’s “The Message”. The second is “Welcome To Jamrock” by Damian Marley paired with “A Fifth of Beethoven” by Walter Murphy.
When asked about his involvment in DJ Hero 2, RZA said, “I’m very excited to be involved with DJ Hero 2. As both a DJ and gamer from an early age, the game combines two of my passions…. I loved working with the team and am excited for the fans to hear the two brand-new mixes I put together just for this game. Bong bong!”
“RZA rounds out the crew of in-game playable characters representing the biggest and best DJs in hip hop, pop and dance from around the world,” said Dan Neil, Music Director, FreeStyleGames. “These world-renowned DJs, along with our award-winning team at FreeStyleGames, have mixed a host of the biggest hits from the hottest artists today to produce 83 masterpieces that deliver the best soundtrack in entertainment.”
Check out footage of the RZA in action below and stick to the Flickcast for more DJ Hero 2 coverage. Make sure to check back soon for news on a possible DJ Hero 2 live event giveaway! DJ Hero 2 is scheduled for a October 19th release for the XBox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii.