Breakaway Music Festival is not only a place to see some of your favorite artists perform but is where some locals are getting a chance to shine as well. There is quite an array of genre’s being represented at the festival and with this come’s plenty of opportunities for all kinds of people to rage in unison along to some good tunes. With that being said, on the road to Breakaway are some fun events where local talent is praised and rewarded through proper recognition. PSG and Intelligent Grind are hosting a free hip hop challenge event this Friday at West End Event Center where DFW MC’s will battle it out based on stage presence, track originality, and crowd response for a spot on stage to perform at Breakaway. Lastly – *drumroll* courtesy of Prime Social Group and Breakaway, you can also enter for a chance to win two (2) general admission passes to the festival below!
Read more to find out all the deets about the artists performing at the challenge!
Originating from Baltimore, MA, Raw Elements uses a unique blend of old school production and new school lyrics to provide an infectious flow we can sing along to. While opening for some of the biggest headlines that come to Dallas, TX, this 19 yr old rapper is on the rise and has a penchant for low-key, smooth beats, which make his music all the better to vibe to. The eloquence and vivid imagery of this lyricist’s flows make him an artist to watch out for. (via Victoria Barkate)
This 16 year old Emcee not only drops verses, but also produces his own beats. Judging from his unique delivery, flow, and style – the kid is way ahead of his time. Tarrant tells it like it is and motivates his audience through sincere, relentless lyricism, whichever their respective hustles may be. He laces each track with lyrics that go and drops a melodic hook to keep you cruising. (via Victoria Barkate)
Initially, Spade started off as a poet in the hip-hop artist group “Money Makin Martians”, and you can hear it in this lyricist’s bars. He brings a combination of different sounds to his trap-esque production and aggressive beats, which brings an even more visceral energy to his braggadocios lyrics. The rapper’s celestial rhymes and allusions make for an up beat vibe that’ll keep you hitting replay every time. (via Victoria Barkate)
Come out to the FREE event Friday night! Doors open at 9 pm, contest is being held from 10 pm to 12 am, and there will be an after party with DJ Dytrik spinning some vibin’ hip hop tunes as well. – S