The Rap Contest

SINCE  2010

ORIGINAL RAPS      INDUSTRY JUDGES      CASH PRIZES

 

The 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, authentic and is consistently packing clubs for new music.   The Rap Contest is building a 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.

Since 2010.

Created and presented by Sellassie 

Facts and Format

133 CHAMPIONS IN 25 CITIES + 10 STATES NATIONWIDE

$ 104,875.00  PAID IN CASH PRIZES

2,500 EMCEES  PERFORMED ON OUR STAGES

5 ROUND, ELIMINATION TOURNAMENT

ORIGINAL SONGS / LIVE ON STAGE

ARTIST PERFORMANCES AT 1:30 PER ROUND

THREE INDUSTRY JUDGES

JUDGE CRITERIA:  STAGE PRESENCE, ORIGINALITY & LYRICISM

REQUIRED:  5 ORIGINAL RAPS AND MINIMAL TICKET SALES

 

COMPETE FOR $5,000 CASH PRIZE

 

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Salute to our new partner LÜM; a music streaming and discovery application built entirely on its own social media network. Focusing exclusively on emerging and independent artists.  

Calendar

POSTPONED  T.B.A.        THE RAP CONTEST   THE FEDERAL BAR, LONG BEACH, CA   

                                  $5,000 CASH PRIZE!   

                                 WE LOOK FORWARD TO ANNOUNCING SHOW DATE A.S.A.P.

                                 *IN THE MEANTIME...   STAY HEALTHY EVERYONE!

TO BE ANNOUNCED      THE RAP CONTEST   NEW YORK CITY 

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Champions

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MISKOEFLOE WINS $1,000 NOV 13TH 2019 in LONG BEACH

 

Judges

To all the amazing industry professionals, insiders,

tastemakers, artists & influencers that judged The Rap Contest.

Thank you

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Shouts out for the write-up!

Sellassie, The Rap Contest, East Bay Express, Press
 
 

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