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[Event] The 75th Rap Contest presented by Sellassie

[Event] The Rap Contest Comes Back to Brooklyn for Their 75th Event

[Event] The Rap Contest Comes Back to Brooklyn for Their 75th Event

The Rap Contest is coming back to Brooklyn

and we couldn't be more excited. The last time they were here, we were a sponsor and our founder, Matt O, was one of the judges. Once again someone from the Upcoming Hip Hop team will be a judge and we will be an official sponsor. If you are interested in signing up as an artist, you can call 310-363-0355 or visit

When: Friday, November 13th
Where: The Noble Experiment (23 Meadow St, Brooklyn, NY)
Time: 8pm
Ages: 21+
Price: $20 to attend / $50 to participate

Artist Signup & More Info: 310-363-0355  or

The Rap Contest announces a live competition on Friday November 13, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.  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, Chicago, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Orlando, Berkeley & 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 others music and provides a priceless opportunity, a platform to be seen and heard in front of new audiences.

The Rap Contest has produced 73 successful shows in its first four years and has awarded over $82,000 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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