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Have a hot song? Can you freestyle? Can you battle? FREE Blog Features 4 Underground Artists

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Vintage Battlegrownd.com logo, 2007

Have a hot song? Can you freestyle? Can you battle? #FREE #Blog Features 4 Underground  #Artists

Battlegrownd Entertainment was founded in 2007 and originally hosted Rap Battles. In 2012 we became a Management/ Artist Development hub for independent artists. In 2013 we became an independent record label.

We  at Battlegrownd Entertainment believe the TRUE spirit of hip-hop comes from the underground. Traditionally hip-hop has always represented hope that regular people could “make it”. Over the last few years, real hip-hop became commercialized and the industry began to appoint artists instead of the people selecting their champs as it always was. #OPERATIONREVOLUTION is dedicated to an uproar in the underground community. We’re taking hip-hop back.

FREESTYLE:

  • Email a decent quality 30 second freestyle video (you can use a cell phone as long as it’s iPhone or Droid quality)
  • Include your twitter name and any other of your social media links
  • Include links to your music
  • Include the photos you want used
  • Bio or any information about yourself you want included
  • Put “FREESTYLE” in the subject line of  your email

RAP BATTLE:

  • Email a decent quality live Rap Battle video (you can use a cell phone as long as it’s iPhone or Droid quality)
  • Include the twitter names and any other of the social media links associated with each person involved in the battle (PLEASE LABEL WHO they belong to)
  • Include links to music
  • Include the photos you want used (PLEASE LABEL WHO is in each photo)
  • Bios or any other information about yourself you want included
  • Put “BATTLE” in the subject line of your email

THINK YOU HAVE A HOT SONG?

Let’s let the people decide if your music is good. Send us a link to your song (if you don’t have a Sound Cloud, send us the Mp3 and we will load it to the blog Sound Cloud) I normally tell folks to make sure it’s professionally recorded, mixed & mastered. Not this time though. If you want to put an unpolished piece of music out that represents yourself, that’s on you. I’m not going to tell you that’s a bad idea. The number of votes will. If you vote for yourself all day long, that’s on you too. See when you buy views or cheat, you only cheat yourself. If those unrealistic numbers can’t translate in to actual dollars? You accomplish nothing more then making yourself feel like a rock star for a few minuets.

I’ll post your song for 30 days with a CRUNK IT or JUNK IT poll box.

  • Email your Mp3 or Sound Cloud link
  • Include  your twitter name and any other of your social media links
  • Include links to your music
  • Include the photos you want used
  • Bio or any information about yourself you want included

All Email submissions must be ONE complete email. Please read the list of what needs to be included very carefully. Make sure everything is included in one email. queentheprophet@hotmail.com

If you fail to label your email in the subject line, your submission may not get posted. Please understand due to the volume of emails Battlegrownd Entertainment receives on a daily basis, it is very important you label properly.

Tommy G vs. Big Cuz

TOMMY G vs. BIG CUZ

 

Listen to both tracks, then cast your vote.

 Voting ends at 11:59pm EST

OSKRADIO.COM RAP BATTLE UPDATE @oskradio1

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OSKRADIO.COM ROUND 1 & 2 RAP BATTLE UPDATE @oskradio1

As you know, Round 1 Battle verses were due Friday, March 8th at 11:59pm EST.

We only received 7 submissions. The only opponents that submitted were Tommy G & Big Cuz, ViperDOC & Polo.

Here’s what that means:

The only actual “battles” for Round 1 will be Tommy G vs. Big Cuz and VIPERDOC vs. Polo THIS BATTLE will take place TUESDAY, March 12, 2013 via queentheprophet.com

On Tuesday 3/12/13 go to queentheprophet.com and click the “OSK Rap Battle” tab. There will be a link to listen to both verses and a voting box.

On Wednesday, 3/13/13 POLO versus VIPERDOC will be posted via queentheprophet.com Go to queentheprophet.com and click the “OSK Rap Battle” tab. There will be a link to listen to both verses and a voting box.

The other 6 folks that submitted? THEY WALK TO ROUND 2 on the basis of forfeit. On Thursday, 3/14/13 the remaining 6 verses will be posted on oskradio.com so we can all hear them.

THESE EMCEES WALK:

Johnny Magnum

Tall Cold

Mac D 80Hc

Lay Em Down

Derry B

Cannebel

On Friday, March 15, 2013 the Round 2 line-up will be posted via queentheprophet.com

On Monday, March 18, 2013 the Round 2 beat will be posted via OSKRADIO.com

ROUND 2 VERSES ARE ALL DUE Thursday, March 21 2013 at 11:59pm EST

 

We’re not issuing anymore advance dates then what is listed. Unfortunately, since folks aren’t keeping their commitments we have no way of knowing how many actual battle dates we’ll need. So instead of driving everyone nuts, we’ll update as we go so everyone has the most current information. Once all of the Round 2 submissions are in, the new dates will be posted. If anyone has any questions, please do not hesitate to ask me!

 

To those of you who honored your commitments and submitted your verses, congratulations. The music industry is the HARDEST industry to make it in. It is not for the wishy- washy. One of the best traits as an artist you can have is honoring your word and keeping your commitments. Win or lose, be proud of yourselves. Now here’s another TWIST……

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If you’re not familiar with the Battlegrownd Entertainment “7th Trumpet 26 project” , READ THIS POST…..

7th Trumpet 26 Project #OPERATIONREVOLUTION LOOKING 4 26 emcees http://wp.me/s2dJOM-129 via @wordpressdotcom

Here’s why…. if you are one of the 7 who submitted your verse on time, you are now being personally invited by me to be one of the 26 emcees featured on this project.  If you were one of the 7 and you would like to participate (it is not required) please inbox me via Facebook and I will give you the details.

You see, being a great emcee is not the only tool you need to be successful. Honoring your word should be rewarded.

-QTP