The Rap Conect Reloaded concert has returned from its sabbatical with a series of events set to rock Lagos and the entertainment industry.
The show dedicated to showcasing developing rap artists and bringing them to the limelight has seen the likes of (Olamide, Falz, Cynthia Morgan, Seriki, Jhybo, Phenom and many more) start up with them.
While RAP may not be very common in Nigerian music, it is clearly much appreciated. Therefore, this year’s Rap Conect Reloaded has commenced its activities starting with the online rap battle that takes place on Instagram between 6th-22nd of April. Budding Rap artists are asked to make a 50 second freestyle video using the hashtag #DominateWithDominio as the theme for the freestyle and the winner from a shortlisted ten would win a sum of fifty thousand naira (=N= 50,000)
Following from this, rap battles would be organized in tertiary institutions; Yabatech and FCE Akoka to enable students showcase their talents. The winner would also go with a cash prize while the runners up would go with consolation prizes. These rap battles will feature students from neighboring institutions like University of Lagos and Students in the Yaba/ Akoka/ Shomolu/ Bariga vicinity at large.
The winners from the online rap battle and the school rap battle would then go on to perform at the main concert holding on the 1st of May at Lekki Astoria, Agungi, Lekki Lagos.
Performing this year are, MI, Vector, CDQ, Eva, Loose Kaynon, A-Q, Blackbonez, Seriki, Mz kiss, Iceberg Slim, Ruggedman, CocoIce, Jhybo and many more.
Tickets to the main concert would be sold at 1000 naira regular while VIP is sold for 5000 naira. Tickets are sold online at www.naijaticketshop.com and www.ariiyatickets.com . It promises to be a revolutionary event.
Hosts: Moticakes (soundcity), Eva Alordiah and Raezy (Rhythm Fm) while the cypher carpet host would be Vien007 (CityFM).
This year’s Event is Proudly Sponsored by Dominio Del Rey and supported by, 100 crowns, wrap league, Rog Music Africa, Rap Kulture, City FM, Handy Media, Taxi TV, Wap TV, Koga TV, TVC ,Cutekimani.com , KissFm and UnilagFM