Are you an aspiring rapper, living in the United States, looking for a platform to show what you’ve got? If you answered the question with a ‘YES’; be excited, be very excited as Nepal’s first ever and the most popular rap battle league is coming to you this year.
After introducing us to some of the finest emcees not only from Nepal, but the UK and Australia as well; Raw Barz is heading to the USA this year. The organizers have announced two venues for the auditions — ANA Convention, Radisson Hotel in North Baltimore, MD on July 1st; and San Fransisco, CA on 8th of July. You can either be present at any of these two venues to show the judges what you’ve got; or you can even submit your audition tape online by July 15th. In order to be a part of the league; you’ll have to pay an audition fee of $200, or $100 if you submit your audition video online.
The results along with the tie sheet for the main event will be announced on July 30th. The main event is scheduled for October 28th in New York where the finalists would battle each other. Shoulja Boy, Novacase, Sash Karki and DJ John Doe have been roped in to judge these battles. Along with receiving a cash prize of $2,000; the winner will be be touring across the USA with Manas Ghale, Uniq Poet and Yodda among other HipHop artists for Youth America Tour in November. The winner will also sign a video record deal with Raw Barz.
Watch the promo video here.
Good luck, you guys!