Presented by Inhouse Talent and hosted by Revolutionary Poet Sellassie, the 2Racks Rap Contest is returning to New York on Sunday, May 6, 2012 with the focus to create a movement for upcoming and independent hip hop and packing clubs for new music. 2Racks is a fast-paced, single-elimination rap competition where emcees perform original songs head to head in front of celebrity and industry professional judges, competing for a $2,000 cash prize. Designed to expose interesting and determined fresh talent, cultivate relationships, and build community, 2Racks is the newest component from Inhouse Talent, creating a fun and unique environment to discover and support independent artists.
2Racks Rap Contest is a series, with national stops in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Orlando, Austin, San Francisco, Seattle and Honolulu. With 2Racks and WE ALL WE GOT, the Inhouse Talent team has produced over 80 successful events in the last two years in more than 15 markets. Shows are independent artist created for independent artists. With the pulse of the streets and the heart of the people, 2Racks Rap Contest is determined to pack clubs with new music and cultivate a thriving environment for emerging talent.
The New York Edition of the 2Racks Rap Contest goes down on Sunday, May 6th at Sullivan Hall (214 Sullivan St., Manhattan.) The event will be judged by The Company Man (HipHopDX, The Company Man Show on PNCRadio.fm) and DJ GWiz. Artists competing for the prize will include: 3 Kings Records, Ajax Stacks, Briggs, Brunetto, Exalted, Faiya, John E Rockstar, Leo Da Vinci, Pro Logic, Prolog, RTS, S6 The Poet, SincereTheGeneral, SteelBoutMoney, Sub_Herbz, TB, The Marxman, Virgman, Yung Tae and Z Capital. Showtime is set for 7pm. It is a 21 and over event, and admission is $10.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/242460
Birthplace Magazine is a proud media sponsor of this event.