Hip-Hop and Experimental Jazz Fusion Contest

1st Round

Contestants will create a 3 to 5 minute rap (to their own beat) on the topic:

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and submit their recording (ENTRY FORM) no later than midnight January 31, 2021.

Hip Hop Fashion
2nd Round

Six (6) semifinalists will be chosen and each receive $100. For the second round they will then receive 6 new original beats to choose from ​for recording their same rap over. The 6 new original beats provided will consist of 4 original Hip-Hop background beats (choose one) and 2 Experimental Jazz background beats (choose one).

Rap Musicians
Semifinalists

All semifinalists will perform in a virtual concert on Friday April 23, 2021 at 7:30pm. Two contest winners will be selected at that event.

Microphone on Sound Board
Winners + Prize

The 2 contest winners will each receive $500 and perform their rap to the Experimental Jazz beat in a 2nd virtual concert, with the ensemble Hesterian Musicism, on Friday April 30, 2021 at 7:30pm.

Music Production

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY JANUARY 31, 2021. 

 

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Hip Hop Congress

Rahman Jamaal MC, Executive Director
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Porter College

UC Santa Cruz

Interdisciplinary Artists Aggregation