Sellassie's The Rap Contest

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Sellassie's The Rap Contest

Time: July 19, 2018 at 8pm to July 20, 2018 at 1:30am
Location: The Back Bar SoFa, San Jose, CA
Street: 418 S. Market St
City/State: San Jose/CA
Info/Tickets/Map: http://therapcontest.bpt.me
Phone: 818-293-8079
Event Type: san jose, bay area, southbay
Organized By: The Rap Contest
Latest Activity: Apr 4, 2018

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The Rap Contest is one of the most exciting live hip-hop shows in the country! The Rap Contest is a single elimination contest, where 32 contestants compete for a cash prize of $1000! Performing (1) minute and (30) thirty seconds each round, with a total of 5 rounds. The winner who eliminates 5 opponents after five rounds, wins the $1000 cash prize live on stage!! The Rap Contest is judged by a panel of (3) three music industry professionals. Ranging from radio personalities, A rappers Rapper, print, media and social media personalities to a local hometown favorite! 

            The Rap Contest promotes, markets and exposes new rappers to new audiences city to city and state to state! Where the most lyrical, creative, progressives raps come to life on stage from some of the coolest artists that you just haven’t heard about yet! The Rap Contest is fast paced, exciting, entertaining and most of all FUN!!! All genres of rap music are accepted…. EXCEPT (Negative, Violent or Gang Banging rap) PERIOD!! 
           Sellassie & The Rap Contest have produced The Rap Contest in; Washington DC, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Hartford, Atlanta, Orlando, Houston, Providence, Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, Berkeley, Austin, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Riverside, Carlsbad, San Bernardino, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Sebastopol and Las Vegas! With new dates and cities everyday!
        The Rap Contest has given away over $93,000 in cash prizes to our fellow independent hip-hop community to date. The Rap Contest is $7,000 away from our grand prize total of $100,000 paid to the winners! The Rap Contest has had 119 winners since November 10th 2010, over 2,500 artists have graced our stages, in over 20 cities and 10 different states! 
         Sellassie, is the world’s first higherground hip-hop artist; he is a social justice activist, entrepreneur, event producer and political hip-hop pioneer.  Sellassie carved his niche as a leading progressive hip-hop voice in the San Francisco Bay Area hip-hop scene from 2006 to 2014. Sellassie is well respected in the business from mainstream to underground hip-hop; and is a force to be reckoned with as an independent producer of live hip-hop shows. Focusing on bringing independent artists together, to listen to each others music and support one another’s movements! His popular saying to independent artists,” WE ALL WE GOT.” 
 
        Sign Up TODAY!! If you have originally, stage presence and most importantly lyrical RAPS; The Rap Contest is a great place for your fans, family and friends to come see you perform LIVE on stage! 

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