2Racks Rap Contest announces the return to San Francisco on January 16, 2014. 2Racks is a Nation-Wide Original Song Contest started in 2010 by Sellassie and Inhouse Talent in San Francisco, CA. 2Racks Rap Contest stops in more than 12 cities from coast to coast including Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, Chicago, DC, Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Orlando & Seattle. 2Racks looks forward to returning to the home of independent Hip Hop.
The 2Racks Rap Contest is a fast-paced song competition for upcoming Hip Hop Artists to showcase original material, perform live and compete for a $2000 Cash Prize. The series is innovative, trendsetting, and authentic and is consistently packing clubs for new music. 2Racks number one objective is to provide live performance opportunities for independent artists to become more successful and self-sustaining. 2Racks is building a genuine network of Independent Rap Entrepreneurs, encourages artists to listen to each other’s music and provides a priceless opportunity, a platform to be seen and heard in front of new audiences. 2Racks has produced 43 successful shows in its first two years and partnered nationally with Reverb Nation, Fusicology, the Hip Hop Congress and several local and regional promo companies, radio stations, studios and organizations. 2Racks Rap Contest has booked close to 1000 talented and emerging hip hop artists from across the country that have performed in front of industry professional and celebrity judges ranging from music supervisors, radio station music directors, on-air personalities, producers and artists. 2Racks Rap Contest is Independent Hip Hop, it invests in artists on the rise and respects and contributes to the Culture of Hip Hop.