To battle, email firstname.lastname@example.org and pay your entry fee here before April 25:
See Sole live at The Frequency. Sole, a Hip-Hop veteran known for founding the Anticon label, his work with Deep Puddle Dynamics (along with Slug. Dose and Alias) and his 2003 breakout album “Selling Live Water,” has been called an “Indie hip hop legend” by The Huffington Post and a “true revolutionary” by Pitchfork Magazine. Frequent Sole collaborators DJ Pain 1 and Memory will be providing music.
Additionally, recipients of the 2013 Madison Hip-Hop Awards, UCAN’s flagship charity event, will receive their plaques on stage throughout the evening. Be on the lookout for your favorite local celebrities. $7, 21+
Thanks to everyone who came out to the 2013 Madison Hip-Hop Awards! The positive vibes and unity in the building were so refreshing. We will have a post up with pictures shortly. In the meantime, check out your 2013 Madison Hip-Hop Awards Winners!
Click on the artist’s name to check out their material!
Artist of the Year
Group of the Year
R&B Artist of the Year
Rookie of the Year
Producer of the Year
Sound Engineer of the Year
DJ of the Year
Song of the Year
Video of the Year
Album of the Year
Mixtape of the Year
Collab of the Year
Videographer of the Year
Promoter of the Year – it’s a tie!
Hip-Hop Dancers of the Year
Radio Personality of the Year
Spotlight Award – honoring notable accomplishments in the Hip-Hop community
Scott’s Urban Wear – for supporting local Hip-Hop artists by placing flyers and CDs in the store, allowing use of the store as a venue for battles, cyphers, album release parties, and food drives.
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The final nominees in each category have been determined and voting is now live until November 4! Click Vote Now! for instructions on the voting process and to see all the nominees. Click each nominee’s name to learn more about them!
Also, Save the Date for the 4th Annual Madison Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday, November 9 at the Barrymore Theater. Red Carpet at 7pm, Show starts at 8pm. This show is open to all ages, tickets are $10 at the door or in advance at http://barrymorelive.com.
Thanks to all of our sponsors for the support!
There are three workshop tracks. Indicate your preference by choosing ONE of the ticket options when you register. REGISTER NOW HERE: http://ucanlevelup.eventbrite.com
There are three workshop tracks. Indicate your preference by choosing ONE of the ticket options.
Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
Marketing/Social Media Mixing/Sound Engineering Shows/touring
Licensing Marketing/Social Media Mixing/Sound engineering
Shows/touring Beat Production Clinic Licensing
Instructors include !llmind, Godxilla, Jesse Atkinson, Roy Elkins, Psalm One, Shah Evans, DJ Pain 1
Workshop tracks will be assigned on a first come/first served basis!
The workshop sessions will be follwed by two separate Q&A panels:
Artist-focused: Started from the Bottom…
Producer-focused: The Business of Beats
Madison Media Institute will have staff on site to provide school tours and information about course and degree offerings.
The Urban Community Arts Network and Madison Media Institute are starting 2013 with a boom, a booming 808 drum loop that is. On Saturday, June 8th, from 4-8PM, Madison will be transformed into a musical battleground on which beatmakers will compete for a cash, clothing and publicity prize pot.
Judges include Ivan Rivera, manager of the multi-platinum, Grammy winning production group J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, MMI Associate Dean and veteran producer/engineer Chris “Godxilla” Taylor and Madison’s own gold-selling producer DJ Pain 1.
Come early for a professional development Q&A session with the judges and stay for the intense competition and featured performances (Carlito, OMoney and YT the Beast). Enjoy dynamic hosting by Mr. Getyourbuzzup and music by Memory.
Producers interested in competing may reserve a spot by emailing email@example.com or by signing up at the event.
Prizes include: $200 cash; lifetime iStandard membership; interview on iStandard; Featured slot at next iStandard event; interview on Getyourbuzzup.com; feature on upcoming GotInstrumentals.com mixtape; and a full line of Kid Smokes snapbacks.
Saturday, June 8th, 4-8PM
South Madison Center for Culture and Community
633 West Badger Road Madison, WI.
All ages event!
$25 to battle, $5 to watch.
Free for those under 18.
Free elimination round: Play one 60 second beat
>>Round 1: one 60 second beat
>>Round 2: one 60 second beat
>>Round 3: one 60 second beat
Final Round: two 60 second beats