Vigilant Promotions Presents
Grind Time Now: Lounge Battles X
10th Anniversary Tour
GTN Tryouts – Beat Battle | MC Rumble
Percee P & Madd Illz
Staring Special Guest Hosts
Mr Promo & ItsTheDot
Exclusive Music Talent Search & Showcase
- Madd Illz - Grind Time Now / Guerilla Republik
- Percee P - BronxAngeles / Hip Hop Gods / Stones Throw Records
- Akil The MC - BronxAngeles / Jurassic 5
- Sean Price - Boot Camp Click
- Thirstin Howl The 3rd - Independent
- Bizzy Bone - Bone Thugs n Harmony / IMG Recordings
- Bushwick Bill - Geto Boyz / IMG Recordings
- Dj MikeFlo - Dead Prez
- Bronze Nazareth - Wu Tang Affiliates / Wu-World
- Lord Jessiah - Wu Tang Affiliates / Wu-World
- Born Divine - Wu Tang Affiliates / Protect Ya Neck Records
Additional Special NOVEMBER Performances By:
** Some Artists Below Are Subject To Change **
- KRS-One - Temple Of Hip Hop / Zulu Nation
- Lord Finesse - D.I.T.C.
- Diamond D - D.I.T.C.
- Rass Kass - Independent
- Killer Mike - Independent
- Bonecrusher - IMG Recordings
- Sadat X - Brand Nubian
- Coke Boys - French Montana / IMG Recordings
- Brick Squad - Waka Flocka / IMG Recordings
Preliminary Prizes Include: Rep My City BXC
- Secured spot for Grind Time Now Lounge Battles X Finalist Competition
- Secured spot for Spitflame Rep My City BXC Talent Showcase
- Secured Placement on the “Spitflame Rep My City BXC” Compilation Album
- Secured Placement on the “Spitflame Rep My City BXC” DVD
- One Album or Mixtape project hosted by Dj Frkky D of Slip & Slide Records Dj Coalition
- Music Submission to Slip & Slide Records
- Music Submission to SMG Universal Records
- Championship Award
Grand Finale Prizes Include: Lounge Battles X (LBX)
- $1,000 Cash Prize
- Championship Belt
- Magazine Placement
- Interview/Reviews w/ Hip Hop DX
- Album Placement on “BronxAngeles: A State Of Mind”
- 2013 Championship T-Shirt
- Video Coverage
- Secure performance slot for the upcoming Grind Time Now Music Festival 2014
- Vigilant Promotions
- Slip & Slide Records
- Stones Throw Records
- Stronghold Recordings
- Wu-World / Wu-Management & Protect Ya Neck Records
- Hip Hop Gods
- Guerrilla Republik
- Temple Of Hip Hop
- Universal Zulu Nation
- Hip Hop DX
- Real Hip Hop Forever
- Hype Magazine
- Stacks TV
- Hip Hop Medicine Nation
About the “Lounge Battles X Tour”
Grind Time Now presents the Lounge Battles 10 Year Anniversary Tour that will feature special GTN Tryouts through our MC Rumble and Producer Battles.
The “Lounge Battles X Tour” will be hosted by The Legendary Rhyme Inspector Percee P along with Grind Time Now Founder & President Madd Illz who will be traveling to 40+ cities in search of the best Emcee’s and Producers. These battles have always drawn out the best Producers and Emcees so for this final series we will be having each location host preliminary tryouts. This will be the last opportunity anyone gets to be crowned the National Lounge Battles Champion!
Grind Time Now is the worlds largest Hip Hop Battle League and our branded “GTN Lounge Battles” is the largest MC Battle event in the United Sates. Now entering its 10th and final year, Lounge Battles 10 (LBX) is set to go out with a bang! Currently, with over 95 million views on YouTube alone, GTN will be looking to prop up their next battle star like never before!
All preliminary competitions will be supported by official GTN affiliate Vigilant Promotions and hosted with our partners around the United States which will introduce a variety of opportunities to advance to the GTN National Finals in December 2013.
Each Producer will play their beats against each other until there is one left. The winners will advance to the GTN State Finals and then on to the GTN National Finals in December.
32 Emcees face off all at the same time for the title of the MC Rumble Champion. Winners will advance to the GTN State Finals and then on to the GTN National Finals in December.
About Spitflame Rep My City BXC
The “Spitflame Rep My City BXC” is one of the biggest Unsigned Artist Talent Search & Showcase that provides artists with another outlet to display their talent to the world. Who Got Hits is currently hosting their state to state talent search for artist where they will later showcase this selected talent nationally. The Spitflame Rep My City BXC will also be working with Vigilant Promotions to host several GTN Tryouts during select dates of their Talent Search & Showcase.
“Spitflame Rep My City BXC” will be providing a talent search and showcase for artists to have an opportunity to be found and also display their talent nationally. The “Spitflame Rep My City BXC” will be hosted by Dj Frkky D of Slip & Slide Records Dj Coalition; aka Mr. Promo; along with Stronghold Recordings Spitflame Squad captain ItsTheDot; who will be traveling state to state in search of hot new talent to have perform for the “Spitflame Rep My City BXC” showcase which will be a national opportunity to perform and develop tours.
In addition to the talent contest and showcase opportunity, Vigilant Promotions & “Spitflame Rep My City BXC” will be hosting several GTN Tryouts during select dates of their Talent Search & Showcase. These preliminary hip-hop battles will be to select the best Emcee’s and Producers to contend in the world famous Grind Time Now: “Lounge Battles X Tour”.
Everyone who registers for the “Spitflame Rep My City BXC” Talent Search gets placement on Tthe Spitflame Rep My City BXC Compilation Album. There will be prizes awarded to the top 3 Artists and only 1 Grand Prize Winner.
The following booking rates are designed as a “Full Buy Out” for venues/promoters. There are also other creative financing options available so please feel free to inquire on the best ways to secure your event today!
- Grind Time Now: Lounge Battles X (LBX) / The 10th Anniversary Tour will require a deposit in the full amount of $3,000 (non-refundable) for each event opportunity that includes both Battles; Producer Battle and MC Rumble; as well as live performances by The Legendry Rhyme Inspector Percee P and president of Grind Time Now Madd Illz. This service fee also includes transportation and hotel accommodations.
- Spitflame Rep My City BXC will require a deposit in the full amount of $1,600 (non-refundable) for each event opportunity that includes the Spitflame Rep My City BXC Talent Search as well as special guest hosting by Slip & Slide Dj Frkky D and ItTheDot. This service fee also includes transportation and hotel accommodations.
Provided Promotional & Branding Services:
- Radio and Video Commercials
- Host/Artist Event Drop
- Viral Marketing & Social Media Promotion
- Street Promotion (Optional)
- Grind Time Now/Rep My City retains 100% of any Bottle Services and VIP entry.
- Grind Time Now/Rep My City retains 100% ownership of all video, audio, and pictures.
Contestants Registration Info:
- Original Material – Written or Freestyle
- $50 / $75 w/ GTN – Solo Registration
- $100 / $125 w/ GTN – 3 Person Group Registration - $10 each additional person
For more information on booking:
National Promotions Director