Introducing: #DearArtiste Battle of the Emcees



#Dearartiste is a music promotion, publicity and talent management company, that is focused on bringing up and supporting upcoming music talents through online promotions, electronic and print media publicity and events packaging. #Dearartiste is committed to helping artistes help themselves, by providing advice, motivation, consultancy services, capacity building and training seminars. #Dearartiste believes in raising the next generation of superstars in the Nigerian Music Industry by providing a platform where fresh talents can get heard and showcase what they have.


In line with the #Dearartiste vision of helping upcoming artistes attain their full potential, we have put together an online freestyle competition for upcoming rap artistes. Here are the details.


A 3 minutes instrumental produced by Tha Suspect of Capital Hill Music, will be downloaded from and interested rappers will freestyle on it. Entries will be emailed to and the top 10 entries will be selected by a jury.

The TOP 10 entries will be placed on the #Dearartiste website where people can go and listen and vote for them. Winner will be selected by number of votes.

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1st prize — A #Dearartiste Branded Tshirt, free CD jacket Design, Online promotion cutting across top 10 music blogs, Free Music Production session by fast rising producer- BabyFresh!

2nd Prize — #Dearartiste Branded Tshirt, Free CD jacket design,+ 3 weeks Exclusive hype on

All artistes on the TOP 10 get their song on the dearartiste playlist, and a chance to perform at the BATTLE OF THE EMCEES after party at SCINTILLA EVENTS CENTER on the 25th of May.

The competition starts April 22 – May 12. A total period of 3weeks for artistes to download the instrumental, record their freestyle and email their entries.

Top I0 entries will be posted on the site on the 13th may. Voting starts immediately and closes on the 20th.


Follow @4LaH @dxsnipe or @mmakesense on twitter for enquiries.

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