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I Wear The Crown - MC Competition & Artist Showcase Announced

Posted by Big Andy on Aug 31

Presented by Heart of the Hood and UniqueSquared.com, this event will both showcase some of Atlanta's best independent hip-hop artists and provide a platform for MCs to battle for props and prizes.

It all happens Friday, October 2nd @ The 529, and is hosted by ATL's own Mojo Swagger. The night will feature special performances by Ekundayo, The Broady Champs, Rock Most, Stahhr, The Beat Gods, a production showcase by Illastrate, an appearance by B-Boy Quic, and DJ Quiz on the wheels all night.

PLEASE NOTE: The email address for entry information listed on the printed flyer is incorrect (our bad). For entry info, please email iwearthecrown2009 [at] gmail.com

Check below the flyer for a full list of judges and prizes.

I Wear The Crown

Competition Details:

MCs will compete in four different rounds during the night. The first three rounds will be scored by the judges, and the last round will be scored by the crowd:

Round #1: 16-bar freestyle cipher
Round #2: Freestyle about a topic for 16 bars
Round #3: MCs pair off and perform a back & forth routine
Round #4: Perform over a live drummer


1. Illastrate / Working Class Entertainment - Producer/Songwriter
2. Eljay Williams / The Content - Videographer/Producer/Directer
3. Nick Burnz / Black Algebra Unlimited - Producer/Hip-Hop Enthusiast


Grand Prize Package

1. M-Audio/Uniquesquared.Com 9th Wonder Recording Package
(Includes Mbox 2 Mini ,Bx8 Deluxe Studio Monitors ,Transfuser Software & Akai Drum Pad Controller) +
Akg Condenser Mic , Popper Stopper , Mic Stand And Pair Of Samson Studio Reference Headphones

2. Feature On Comcast's Stand On Demand (Hip-Hop Show)

3. Track Produced By Illastrate Productions

4. Feature @ Truskool Tuesday (Atlanta's Biggest Weekly Hip-Hop Show)

5. Photo Shoot By Eagle Eye Photography

Runner-Up Prize Package

1. Pair Of Samson Studio Reference Headphones

2. Slot On "IWTC" Vol. 2 Mixtape

3. Track Produced By The Beat Gods

4. Uniquesquared.com T-Shirt

5. Interview On Heartofthehood.com (Launches A3C Weekend)

*all prizes except the m-audio recording package are subject to change

How to register:

1. Paypal the $25 entry fee to heartofthehood [at] yahoo.com

2. Send a video link of you freestyling, battling, or performing to iwearthecrown2009 [at] gmail.com, along with the confirmation number from your Paypal payment.

3. If you're picked to compete, you will also receive a complimentary A3C 3-Day Pass

Will also be @ the bench on September 27th from 7pm-10pm for in-person submissions.

Big Andy

Written by Big Andy

Topics: zulu nation, a3c, dj quiz, stahhr, News, ekundayo, unique squared, i wesar the crown, broady champs. rock most, funklordz, heart of the hood, mojo swagger, the beat gods

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