CENTER FOR SOUTHERN
INTERNATIONAL HIP HOP
MARCH 8, 2014. 7:00 PM
Center for Southern Folklore in association with BXC Studios of New York NY,
T.H. Bulger of Hong Kong, China and Show It Off Promotions of
Atlanta Georgia, is proud to present: The
International Hip Hop Search 2014. In announcing this series of events leading to the final showcase on
March 8, 2014 Center for Southern Folklore Co- Founder and Executive Producer
Judy Peiser said, We are delighted to
host these events and look forward to presenting hip hop artists from the Memphis region over the
next few weeks. This will give many people in the community a chance to
participate, hear some great beats, be part of a Mix-Tape, participate in
Center events and programs and possibly perform in an amazing Rap Battle 2014 in Kowloon Park in Hong Kong. The Mix-Tape Project is a collaborative
effort that will feature Hip-Hop Artists from the USA-New York, Atlanta and Memphis and Artists from China-Hong Kong, Shenzhen,
Guanghou and Macau. It will
feature the hottest new up and coming Hip-Hop MC's from both countries and will
bring together the most innovative beats and hottest flows.
Peiser continued, At the Center for Southern Folklore we seek to celebrate diverse communities
and traditions of the Memphis/Delta Region. The International Hip Hop Search 2014
and the programs leading Rap Battle 2014 in
in Hong Kong will give the young people who
participate a greater understanding of international cultures and communities.
HIP HOP SEARCH 2014 is comprised of 3 phases.
- The Registration Phase- Artists register
and submit the required items for search consideration. This event is
geared towards novice, intermediate, semi-professional and professional
Hip-Hop musicians, singers, song writers and freestyle rappers.
- The Preliminary Phase- Artists perform live and compete for a spot in
the Best of Search Finals.
- The Best of Hip Hop Search 2014 Finals- Artists compete for
Best of Show and a possible spot on the Mix-Tape, a performance at the 2014
Memphis Music and Heritage Festival and a spot on the Memphis Music Tour,
and a chance to participate in the Hong Kong Rap Battle 2014 in Kowloon Park.
HIP HOP SEARCH
2014 Events will be held in Memphis,
Tennessee at the Center for
Southern Folklore, 119 S. Main Street, February 19 to March 8, 2014. Individuals
and groups who want to participate can register on line at www.rocksoulandblues.com
or or at the Center for Southern Folklore, 119 S. Main Street. For additional
information please call 770.405.9422. Please note: All live
performances at the Center for Southern Folklore are family oriented.. All
participant/group performances should be radio edit versions with no extreme
profanity, lewd or sexual references of gestures.
General admission tickets for the HIP HOP SEARCH 2014
Finals (March 8) are $20.00 each. Admission for preliminaries
(February 24-March 2) are $10.00 each.
more information please contact Judy Peiser, Center for Southern