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The Rap Contest is Coming to Brooklyn, NY. Here's How to Enter

The Rap Contest is Coming to Brooklyn, NY. Here's How to Enter

The Rap Contest is Coming to Brooklyn, NY. Here's How to Enter

Who: The Rap Contest
What: Artist CompetitionWhen: Friday, September 18th, 2015
Where: Kings County Saloon (1 Knickerbocker Ave. Brooklyn, NY)

How to Enter: Go to and scroll down until you see "Artists Submissions." You can get 25% off of the $100 registration fee if you use the promo code: UHH

How it works: Artists new to come to the competition with 5 original tracks (NOTE: the songs must be instrumental only! Audio tracks with lyrics will not be played). The artist will then perform a different song snippet (1:30 minute per round) head-to-head with another artist. Only 1 artist from each head-to-head set will move on to the next round. Artists will be judged on lyrics, stage presence, beat choice, flow, style, and more.

More about The Rap Contest: The Rap Contest an original song competition series where emerging hip hop artists compete live on stage for a cash prize with their 5 best tracks. The event is a 32 contestant, 5 round, single-elimination tournament and is open to independent artists as a platform to perform and showcase to industry professional judges, hip hop aficionados, friends and new audiences. Artists are encouraged to listen to each other's music, collaborate and network. The Rap Contest invests in artists on the rise and respects and contributes to the culture of Hip Hop. Find more videos, press, judges, winners, partners, etc is at

Brooklyn, NY: The Rap Contest announces a live competition on September 18, 2015. The Rap Contest is a live original song competition series started in 2010 by Sellassie with Inhouse Talent. The event is a platform for independent artists on the rise and has showcased some of the top upcoming talent you don't know yet. The Rap Contest has stopped in more than 12 cities from coast to coast including Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, Chicago, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Orlando & Seattle.

The Rap Contest, originally called 2Racks Rap Contest, is a fast-paced song competition for upcoming hip-hop artists to showcase original material, perform live and compete for a cash prize. The series is innovative, trendsetting, and authentic and is consistently packing clubs for new music. The Rap Contest number one objective is to provide live performance opportunities for independent artists to become more successful and self-sustaining. The Rap Contest is building a genuine network of independent rap entrepreneurs, encourages artists to listen to each other's music and provides a priceless opportunity, a platform to be seen and heard in front of new audiences. The Rap Contest has produced 72 successful shows in its first four years and has awarded over $80,000 in cash prizes. Partnered with several local and regional promo companies, radio stations, studios and organizations, The Rap Contest has booked over 1000 talented and emerging hip hop artists from across the country that have performed in front of industry professional and celebrity judges ranging from music supervisors, radio station music directors, on-air personalities, producers and artists. The Rap Contest is independent hip-hop, it invests in artists on the rise and respects and contributes to the culture of hip-hop.

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