WHAT IS THE ‘GET YOUR BUZZ UP’ INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE?
The ‘Get Your Buzz Up’ Industry Experience is an opportunity for up and coming artists to network with and perform in front of esteemed taste makers in all fields of the music and media worlds. Within the experience we have various vendor tables set up that include companies that the artists and attendees can benefit from such as publicity/design/web/video services, entertainment attorneys, digital distribution outlets, new clothing companies, various press entities and much more. We also have the most organized and professional artist showcase in which 15 hip hop artists of all styles compete for a prize package that will enhance their overall exposure level within the music industry. Past showcase judges have included reps from Def Jam, G Unit, Universal, Badboy, XXL, The Source, Allhiphop.com, HipHopDX.com and many more. The Co Founder of Get Your Buzz Up, J Hatch aka Mogulstatus was also a Co Founder of The Faces in The Crowd Showcase and was instrumental in helping Chrisette Michele get discovered and signed to Island Def Jam.
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED IN THE GET YOUR BUZZ UP SHOWCASES?
In order to participate you must upload an mp3 HERE and fill out necessary fields. If selected you will receive an email acceptance letter outlining all specifics and there is a $300 registration fee to get involved. $100 is due in advance via paypal, $200 is due night of show in cash, you get 30 tickets to give away or sell to make your money back. All artists will be placed on the official ‘Get Your Buzz Up Mixtape’ and will get hard copy flyers and all e promo to promote for the showcase. FYI- Only feature artists get flyer placement. Do NOT submit if your budget does not allow for the registration fee, these shows cost thousands to put on and are not free. After you pay for two shows, you get a free feature slot. I need to see your commitment and see your work ethic and grind before I extend that opportunity.
WHAT DOES THE WINNING PRIZE PACKAGE CONSIST OF?
It varies per city based on various sponsored prizes. The prize packages are always geared to help expose the artist to the get their buzz up in the music industry via mp3 blasts to thousands of DJ’s via Digiwaxx, online site postings of video and music, mixtape placements via Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes, interviews on various sites and blogs, clothing, studio time and possible A&R meetings and consultations. We are always looking for new ways to help artists gain exposure and stand out amongst the saturation of the music industry.