We’re eager to hear what you’ve got for your original Hip Hop banger! The SKIO A&R team is listening to discover new talent and reward creators whose music deserves to be heard!
Submit your original Hip Hop song by April 25th, for the chance to win some dope prizes! It doesn’t matter if it’s a fresh new project or an old project you finished a while back, just give it all you’ve got!
The grand prize will have the chance to accelerate their career, winning a 1-on-1 session with DJ Swivel, and we’re throwing in $150 to spend on studio time, hiring vocalists and engineers, or towards their next recording project. First prize also includes a 1 year subscription to ‘Insight Reports’, which gives you personalized feedback and powerful data for every song you submit in our contests, as well as a LANDR Pro account and more!
Most Hip Hop tracks range from 80 - 120 bpm, and some suitable Sub Genres and Styles include: Rap and Freestyle, G Funk and West Coast, Boom Bap and East Coast, Trap and Southern, Roots, Old School or New School Rap.
For example, here are some artists you can reference: Dr. Dre, Skepta, Metro Boomin, Mac Miller, Post Malone, J. Cole, Team Supreme, Drake, 21 Savage, Nicki Minaj, Kehlani, and Cardi B.
Every single submission will be heard by our team of A&R’s, so give it your all because winners will be selected by our guest judge, multi-Grammy winning producer and engineer DJ Swivel.
*Be sure your submission is originally created by you, and is not a remixed version of an existing track! *
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Stand out amongst the crowd. LANDR is offering 2 free WAVs ($20 regular value) to give your track the professional sound it deserves. Signup for a LANDR account here to get started.
Our guest judge, Jordan "DJ Swivel" Young is a Two-time Grammy award winning producer / mix engineer and recent Spotify Secret Genius Award winner for "Dance", and has worked with artists such as BTS, Jay Z, Beyonce, The Chainsmokers and many more. Follow @djswivel on Instagram and Twitter to keep in touch with the man.