New car company Scion is offering upcoming rap artists or musicians
an opportunity to help realize their dream, by offering a chance to win a $50,000
The promotional deal is one that includes three industry heavyweights
judging the work of the 10 finalists.
Bryan Leach, radio personality Eric Cubiche and producer Just Blaze are the
judges scouting for talent.
“This is one of the few opportunities for aspiring artists
from all over to have their music listened to and judged by the people who are
actually doing it, without it being hokey or turned into some dramatized ploy
for ratings,” Just Blaze told AllHipHop.com.
The winner of the contest will receive a fully produced music
video and live performances at Scion’s monthly Hip-Hop events, which take
place in various cities across the United States.
If it’s hot it’s hot and if it’s not… Next,” Just Blaze
exclaimed. “No crying artists, no beef, no walking for cheese cake, just
Entries to the
contest must be submitted by August 2, 2004. For more information on the contest,
visit http://www.scionnextup.com or