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Hot 16 Rap Contest

Volume XVIII | Final Contest

Enter a new contest on the 16th of every month. Record a verse for your chance to win a cash prize and a spot in the Hot 16 Hall of Fame. Join the Hot 16 Rap Contest below!

Deadline To Enter: January 31, 11:59PM PST
Winner Announced: February 7

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Hall Of Fame

Record Your Verse

Record a verse over your chosen beat. Do not alter the length of the beat.

Submit Your Entry

Upload and submit your entry by January 31st, 11:59PM PST. MP3 file uploads only. One entry per artist.

When is the deadline to enter?

Please refer to date listed above.

How do I download the contest beats?

See above and select one of the 3 contest beats. You may only use one of the 3 contest beats for your entry.

How many entries can I submit?

Each artist is only allowed to submit 1 entry.

Can I alter the length of the beat?

No. You are only allowed to rap and record 1 verse over the beat for your entry.

How will the winners be chosen?

The winner will be chosen based on lyrics, delivery, flow and overall sound quality. 

Who will be judging the entries?

Dansonn, Epistra, Tatao, and several other artists and producers will be judging the entries.

What is the Hall of Fame?

The Hall of Fame will display all previous winners of the Hot 16 contests.