The Rap Contest is one of the most exciting live hip-hop shows in the country! The Rap Contest is an original song competition series started in 2010 by Sellassie as a platform for independent hip-hop artists to connect with new audiences.
The Rap Contest is the place where raps come to life on stage from some of the coolest artists that you just havent heard about yet.
Friday June 29, 2018 City Pub: 4977 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 21+ venue
Sunday July 1, 2018 Velvet Jones: 423 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 21+ venue
Friday July 6, 2018 Tiki Bar: 1700 Placentia Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 21+ venue
Saturday July 7, 2018 The Glasshouse: 200 W 2nd St, Pomona, CA All ages
Thursday July 12, 2018 The Other Place: 2003 Yosemite Blvd, Modesto, CA 21+ venue
Friday July 13, 2018 Phoenix Theater: 201 Washington St, Petaluma, CA All ages
Saturday July 14, 2018 The Garage: 1091 Scandia Ave, Ventura, CA 21+ venue
Thursday July 19, 2018 BackBar SoFa: 418 South Market St, San Jose, CA 21+ venue
Friday July 20, 2018 Fulton 55: 875 Divisadero St, Fresno, CA 21+ venue
Saturday July 21, 2018 Haven Underground: 226 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 21+ venue
About Sellassie: sellassiefrisco.com https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frisco_Five
The Rap Contest creator, host and producer Sellassie, is the worlds first higherground hip-hop artist; he is a social justice activist, entrepreneur, event producer and pioneer. He has carved his niche as a leading progressive voice in hip-hop and as a force in bringing independent artists together. Sellassie is grounded and utilizes his music and events as a vehicle for social change and inspiration, and he regularly states that he wants to be in the history books, not the pop charts.