The Rare Genre Rap Contest by Benue based producer and music video cinematographer “Johnicks” hit the ground running few weeks ago. This is a follow up to the Free beat contest won by Meddy in 2014.
Johnicks resampled a beat from a traditional song from the Tiv speaking people of Benue State. Spiced up a little to enable hip hop delivery, Rappers are encouraged to jump on the beat and spit a few bars on it.
3 rappers are expected to emerge at the end of the contest.
The winners shall record a song and a hip hop music video in addition to radio hype on top radio stations in the middlebelt of Nigeria. Stations billed to be part of the 3 months radio promotion include; radio benue, Joy FM, Raypower FM Jos, Harvest FM, Solid FM and online promo on 20 blogs across Nigeria. The music video shall also enjoy rotation onTalents TV and entertainment television stations in Nigeria.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
2. If you are convinced you can murder the beat, contact 08067641893 via Whatsapp for registration details.
3. After you have successfully registered, record on the beat and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org (recording is free for artistes who can make it to Johnicks Studiovilla, Makurdi)
4. All registered songs will be uploaded online for listening and voting.
5. Ten rappers will emerge from the voting and the Judges comprising of 5 outstanding radio OAPs and Djs will pick the 3 winners.