January 26th, 2009 by

The Avid Record Collector is a DJ/Producer who began his career in 1987. In 1992, he started diggin’ for breaks and making beats. Under his old name, DJ MUGZY, in 1997 he broke onto the scene producing the 3 joints on the Constellation EP/Single – “Water World” with Born Talent & Jay Love, “Tagz Up” by Jay Love and “For All The Heads” by Born Talent. Right after that single DJ MUGZY officially became The Avid Record Collector.

In 2001, The Avid produced the single for his new group The Odd Couple (Jay Love & louis Logic) called “Por Que” B/w “Pimp Shit” on Solid Records. In 2002 he produced the single for his partner Born Talent – “Braggin” B/w “Underground Tribute” on 54 Side Records. In 2003 he produced 3 joints on Louis Logic’s Sinamatic LP on Solid Records – “Celph Hatred”, “Best Friends” and “The Ugly Truth.” He produced 13 tracks on The new Odd Couple album Alcohol/Ism on Brick Records, the Born Talent 12″ single, “Bad Side” b/w “This Is For”, “Future”, and “Sugar Free.”

In 2008, The Avid Record Collector executive produced Born Talent’s full length album entitled “The Essence”, creating 16 tracks for the album. The Avid is also ½ of The 54 Side Radio Show on, which along side his partner Born Talent has been online for the last 9 years. “You can catch me spinning dope hip-hop every Sunday night on and 91.9 WHUT FM in NYC 9:00 PM-MIDNIGHT.”

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