Red Bull Big Tune: Nas, Just Blaze & A Talented Producer!

AllHipHop Staff

16 Producers.



A magnificent event is about to descend on Atlanta, one of the new Meccas of Hip-Hop. The event will line up 16 talented producers for a battle for the next "big tune" that will move the Hip-Hop crowd.

On November 3rd, Atlanta's Opera will host the national finals of Red Bull Big Tune, where the eager crowd will determine who the winners and whose beats knock the best. Here's how is will go down:

Eight qualifying battles were held across the US bringing the winner and runner-up from each stop to represent in the ATL.

Before each producer rocks the stage they will have one-on-one experiences with top name talent Just Blaze, Mr Porter, DJ Toomp, The Bizness and Don Cannon. The Hip-Hop heavies will help them gain industry insight during two days of mentorship.

Then, on the 3rd, Opera will host a night that will offer performers like Jadakiss, Alchemist, Mr Porter, Just Blaze, and The Bizness.

Here are a listing of the producers and the runner up in each region.


Winner: LiftedRunner up: Young Seph


Winner: Boon DocRunner up: Xperiment


Winner: J RellRunner up: J Mac


Winner: Marcus DRunner up: KD Cutz


Winner: NicademusRunner up: G Mo


Winner: Apollo BrownRunner up: Frank Dukes

New Orleans

Winner: Hannibal the Beat AnimalRunner up: Sky Scrapa

Las Vegas

Winner: DJ FinylRunner up: D1 (Deuno)

One of these aspirant beat maestros will be proclaimed the victor and will receive the opportunity of a lifetime. They will be bestowed with the opportunity to record at the Red Bull Studio in Los Angeles with an A-list emcee of their choice.

Presently, the artists have yet to be announced, but previous rappers include Nas, Young Buck, Common, The Game, Ludacris, Lupe Fiasco and Talib Kweli. Last year’s Red Bull Big Tune winner, C-Sick, recorded his song with Nas and loved the experience.

“The way Nas spits over beats is crazy. It’s exactly what I expected,” he said of the experience. will follow the 2009 winner as he moves through his mentorship, victory and eventually recording with a Hip-Hop mega star.

Until then, watch C-Sick as he meets and works with Nas.