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Curren$y To Headline BMI’s Unsigned Urban Showcase in ATL

(AllHipHop News) New Orleans emcee Curren$y is headed to Atlanta on April 11 to headline the 15th annual Unsigned Urban Showcase presented by BMI, the V-103 radio station, Monster Products, and Uber.

The showcase highlights aspiring R&B and Hip-Hop stars who have yet to sign to major labels. Four artists were selected from a crop of over 200 submissions to compete in the final round.

Finalists Jade Novah, Spree Wilson, Skipper Jones, and Dezzy Yates the Phreshbot will perform in front of a panel of industry judges that includes producer/reality show star Stevie J, Hip-Hop blogger Karen Civil, Atlantic Records Senior Vice President A&R Dallas Martin, Disturbing The Peace Records Senior A&R Paris Kirk, producer Sonny Digital, and Motown Records Vice President A&R Ezekiel Lewis.

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The event will be co-hosted by G.O.O.D. Music songstress Teyana Taylor and Byron Wright- BMI Director, Writer-Publisher Relations.

“Providing a platform for unsigned singer-songwriters to showcase their talent is a major priority for BMI,” says Wright in a statement. “The four diverse finalists selected to perform at our event are on the cusp of stardom and we’re honored to showcase them to Atlanta’s music community.”

Curren$y will join a list of previous Unsigned Urban Showcase headliners that includes Nas, Trey Songz, Drake, and Rick Ross. Fans can expect to hear songs from Curren$y’s extensive music catalog like tracks from his The Stoned Immaculate album and his latest mixtape New Jet City.

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General Admission tickets for BMI’s Unsigned Urban Showcase are $20 and only available to purchasers over the age of 18.

Doors at Terminal West will open at 8 pm. The show begins at 9 pm.

To buy tickets visit www.ticketfly.com

Watch a recap video of the 13th Annual Unsigned Urban Showcase at the Havana Club in Atlanta featuring Drake, Birdman, and Travis Porter below.

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