Vigilant Promotions Presents

Grind Time Now: Lounge Battles X

10th Anniversary Tour

VP - GTN Tryout Tour Poster 2.0 web

GTN Tryouts – Beat Battle | MC Rumble

Starring

The Legendary Rhyme Inspector Percee P

&

Madd Illz

w/ Special Guests

Tah Mac & Redman

About the “Lounge Battles X Tour”

Grind Time Now presents the Lounge Battles 10 Year Anniversary Tour that will feature special GTN Tryouts through their MC Rumble, Producer Battles, and special Breaker 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 that include a Breaker Battle! This will most likely 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 their branded “GTN Lounge Battles Series” 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 99 million views on YouTube alone, GTN will be looking to prop up their next battle star like never before!

GTN Tryouts:

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.

Producer Battle:
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.

MC Rumble:
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. Breaker Battles will be run similar to this and will be held by request only.

GTN Tryout Battle Rules:

  • Each tryout is 60 seconds in length.
  • Each Tryout battle will be 2 rounds only.
  • No battle will be judged. Madd Illz and staff are looking for potential and quality, not wins and losses.
  • Yes, There is a $50 fee. This cuts down on no shows and emcees who do not take their career seriously.
  • Once you pick a city below and pay your registration fee, an emcee will be paired off against you to give you plenty of time to write.
  • The cities with the largest turnouts and best battles will become a new Grind Time Now Division in 2014 so encourage your friends to come watch you battle.
  • VERY IMPORTANT: Please respond with at least 2 cities that you would tryout in. Cities are subject to change.
  • West Coast dates are currently being planned.

Grand Finale Prizes Include: Lounge Battles X (LBX)

  • $1,000 Cash Prize
  • Grind Time Now Championship Belt
  • 2013 Championship T-Shirt
  • Video Coverage
  • Magazine Placement
  • Interview/Reviews w/ Hip Hop DX
  • Album Placement on “BronxAngeles: A State Of Mind”
  • Secure performance slot for the upcoming 2014 Grind Time Now Music Festival
  • More to be announced..

Sponsored By:

  • Vigilant Promotions
  • Stones Throw Records
  • Hip Hop Gods
  • Guerrilla Republik
  • Temple Of Hip Hop
  • Universal Zulu Nation
  • Hip Hop DX
  • Hype Magazine
  • Stacks TV

Booking Packages A, B, & C:

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!

  • Booking Package A - $800   (Battles & Hosting Only)

Grind Time Now: Lounge Battles X (LBX) / The 10th Anniversary will require a deposit in the full amount of $800 (non-refundable) for each event opportunity which includes both Battles; Producer Battle and MC Rumble; hosted by president of Grind Time Now Madd Illz. This service fee is for the Battles and Hosting ONLY and does include live performances. This service fee also includes transportation and hotel accommodations.

  • Booking Package B - $3,000 (Battles & Concert Performances Included)

Grind Time Now: Lounge Battles X (LBX) / The 10th Anniversary will require a deposit in half of the full amount of $3,000 (non-refundable) for each event opportunity which includes both Battles; Producer Battle and MC Rumble; hosted by president of Grind Time Now Madd Illz and The Legendry Rhyme Inspector Percee P, as well as live performances by Percee P and Madd Illz. This service fee includes transportation and hotel accommodations for all talent.

  • Booking Package C - $6,000 (Battles & Opening Act Tour Concert Featuring Redman)

*** See “GTN Opening Act Tour” attachment for full details about this booking package. ***

Grind Time Now: The Opening Act Tour will require a deposit in half of the full amount of $6,000 (non-refundable) for each event opportunity which includes both Battles; Producer Battle and MC Rumble; hosted by president of Grind Time Now Madd Illz and The Legendry Rhyme Inspector Percee P, Special Movie Screening of the breakout Hip Hop documentary about Young Money called “Triple OG”, as well as live performances by Redman, Percee P, Madd Illz, and Sony Records new recording artist Tah Mac. This service fee includes transportation and hotel accommodations for all talent.

Vigilant Promotions is a full service Marketing, Advertising, Promotions, and PR Firm providing full services for Grind Time Now & personal Management for Madd Illz.

For all information on booking this event & artists please contact:

Kable Reid

National Promotions Director

Vigilant Promotions

Phone: 612-423-0355

Email: kable@vigilantpromotions.com

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