Chapter 1: In The Beginning



Hip Hop, Pop, R&B, Dance, Disco

Avg. Difficulty


Signature Character

DJ Surikizu


In the Beginning is the first chapter of the DJ Hero 3 story mode. The setlist includes 3 of some of the easiest mixes in the game. The mixes solely reflects off of the old school genre, containing all of the songs ranging from the 1970s to the 1990s. The signature character for this setlist is DJ Surikizu. The setlist is reminiscent to the first setlist/megamix of the previous installment of DJ Hero 2's Empire mode, Opening Night, which also contains nothing but songs ranging from the 1970s to the 1990s.

"We start in the first chapter where it all began for disc jockeys and music producers all around the world, with the old school hits from the ‘70s to the ‘90s. Take a trip down memory lane and witness the nostalgia of hits from the dance, soul and good old sound of R&B."


In the Beginning has an average of 3.6 out of 10 in terms of difficulty. All mixes have mostly taps to worry about, with scratches to be the least, which leaves crossfading in the middle.

Mix LineupEdit

Track 1 Artist 1 Track 2 Artist 2 Intensity* Taps* Crossfades* Scratches*
"Creep" TLC "Funkdafied" Da Brat 4 5 4 3
"Remember the Time" Michael Jackson "This Is How We Do It" Montell Jordan 5 5 5 5
"Cha Cha Slide" DJ Casper "The Hustle" Van McCoy 6 6 5 4

*Based on Expert Difficulty, out of 10