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.
Created and presented by Sellassie
Facts and Format
132 CHAMPIONS IN 25 CITIES + 10 STATES NATIONWIDE
$ 104,875.00 PAID IN CASH PRIZES
2,500 EMCEES TO GRACE 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 $1,000 CASH PRIZE
MISKOEFLOE WINS $1,000 NOV 13TH 2019 in LONG BEACH