BMI Urban Music Showcase Hosted By Jazze Pha In Atlanta
Hosted by producer Jazze Pha and 107.9’s Rashaan Ali and including appearances by T-Pain, Yung Joc, and Fat Joe, the showcase will take place at Atlanta’s Club E.S.S.O. on Thursday, April 19.
Finalists for the competition include Nikkiya, Young ACE Scrilla, Six20, and Dain Harris.
The four artists will be judged by an esteemed group of judges including manager Hannah King, producer DJ Toomp, Def Jam Executive VP, A&R Jay Brown, and many others including a celebrity guest panel that will be revealed at the show.
The winner of the showcase will receive quite an impressive prize package.
The much sought after prize package will include two 12-hour sessions in Studio A at Tree Sound Studio with an engineer, two tickets to the 2007 BMI Urban Awards in Las Vegas, two Delta round-trip airfare tickets and one hotel room for two nights in Las Vegas during the BMI Urban Awards, a Gibson guitar, a $1,000 cash prize and a complete style makeover, including hair, makeup and clothing, provided by Seven Over Escape.
For the past 65 years, BMI has represented over 300,000 songwriters, composers, and publishers collecting license fees from businesses that use music and then distributing the royalties to the creators and copyright owners.