(AllHipHop News) New Orleans emcee Curren$y is headed to Atlanta on April 11 to headline the 15th annual Unsigned Urban Showcase presented by BMI, the V-103 radio station, Monster Products, and Uber.
The showcase highlights aspiring R&B and Hip-Hop stars who have yet to sign to major labels. Four artists were selected from a crop of over 200 submissions to compete in the final round.
Finalists Jade Novah, Spree Wilson, Skipper Jones, and Dezzy Yates the Phreshbot will perform in front of a panel of industry judges that includes producer/reality show star Stevie J, Hip-Hop blogger Karen Civil, Atlantic Records Senior Vice President A&R Dallas Martin, Disturbing The Peace Records Senior A&R Paris Kirk, producer Sonny Digital, and Motown Records Vice President A&R Ezekiel Lewis.
The event will be co-hosted by G.O.O.D. Music songstress Teyana Taylor and Byron Wright- BMI Director, Writer-Publisher Relations.
“Providing a platform for unsigned singer-songwriters to showcase their talent is a major priority for BMI,” says Wright in a statement. “The four diverse finalists selected to perform at our event are on the cusp of stardom and we’re honored to showcase them to Atlanta’s music community.”
Curren$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.
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.