Feb 252014

It’s going down Saturday, April 26!

Featuring performances by Jilla, Havoc, and Braka ft. DJ Sixteen, Lil Chief and Yung Saint!

Join us in the community space at 633 W. Badger Rd, South Madison Center for Culture and Community (same building as Fountain of Life). Proceeds support Urban Community Arts Network programming.

$5 to watch
$25 to battle (in advance, $30 day of event)

Come early (4-5pm) for a Q&A and networking session with our judges Jimi Kendrix (producer for Tupac, Jay-Z, Rick Ross), DJ Pain 1 (producer for Young Jeezy, Meek Mill, Public Enemy), and Godxilla (producer, professor, associate dean of MMI).

Producers interested in competing may reserve a spot by emailing madisonhiphopawards@gmail.com.

1st place winner gets $200 cash, a Keith McMillen QuNeo MIDI controller, DJ Pain 1’s drum kit, a free iStandard membership, a free teaser kit and a free slot in the iStandard event on July 29th (a total value of over $700).

2nd place winner gets a pair of Sennheiser HD205 II studio headphones from Guitar Center, an MPC t-shirt from Crates Clothing, and DJ Pain 1’s drum kit.

Battle Format

>>Round 1: one 60 second beat
>>Round 2: one 60 second beat
>>Round 3: one 60 second beat
Final Round: two 60 second beats


  1. Producers must have a separate beat for each round. Beats should be “all ages” appropriate.
  2. Bring that heat! On a labeled CD or flash drive no exceptions.

See you there!

We appreciate our sponsors: RemedyBornMuzik and Anthony Joseph Arlotta Reconsiderate.

To battle, email madisonhiphopawards@gmail.com and pay your entry fee here before April 25:


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