“Get You Buzz Up” is one of the most prestigious artist showcases in the country and this year HipHopDX.com has partnered with Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes and Maad Management to help one lucky up and comer make their dreams come true. The two day event is set to go down at Webster Hall in New York City on February 28th and March 1st.

The first day of the event will see 30 artists performing one song in front of a distinguished panel. On day two there will be a daylong, open to all ticketholders meet and great with powerful industry insiders willing to offer their insight and advice. Following that the 5 finalists from the night before will perform once more and the winner will be crowned. That lucky artist will receive a prize package that includes an all expenses paid trip to Miami to meet with 2 A&R’s at major labels (Nappy Boy and Slip N Slide Records), a scheduled performance at a venue in Miami, placement on 100 mixtapes with Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes, 12 full, in-depth interviews with various blogs and sites, a high-quality, professional photo shoot, a professional HD Music Video, and much more. To apply to enter the contest or to purchase tickets visit the events website, http://www.getyourbuzzup.com.

A full detail of the event is below:

Day 1 Agenda- Hip Hop Marathon
800pm- 830PM- Sound check for showcased artists
830pm-900pm- Registration/ Doors Open
900pm-930pm- Meet & Greet/ Drink Specials
930pm-945pm- Intro/ Judges/ Prize Package Announcement
945pm-12am- ‘Get Your Buzz Up’ Hip Hop Marathon
1230am- Top 5 Finalists are announced

Day 2- Industry Experience
830pm-915pm- Doors Open/ Network
915pm-945pm- Interactive A&R Panel
945pm-1030pm- New Media Panel
1030pm-1130pm Top 5 Finalists Perform
1130pm-1230am- Featured acts perform/ Tally Scores
1230am- Winner is announced/ Networking

Confirmed Judges and Panelists Include
Lenny S (VP of A&R Def Jam Records)
Rockwilder (Grammy Award Winning/ Multi Platinum Legend)
Omar Grant (A&R Sony Records)
Dart Parker (Director of A&R Shady Records)
Reggie Hawkins (Sirius XM Radio
Program Director, Hip Hop Nation & Talent Manager, Shade 45)
Jimi Kendrix (Multi Platinum Producer for Jay-Z, G Unit, Tupac)
!illmind (Multi Platinum Producer for 50 Cent, Eminem)
Mike Trampe (Marketing Mgr HipHopDX.com)
Lil Fats (Ceo of Coast2CoastMixtapes.com)
Big Yu (National Account Director Digiwaxx)
Apex (A&R Thumbplay.com/ IndustryAlternatives.com)
w/ more TBA

Prize Package for Winning Artist Includes
Hotel and Airfare for 2 nights in Miami in May 2011
Live 2 song Performance at Miami ‘Get Your Buzz Up’ Industry Experience
2 A&R Meetings in Miami w/ Slip N Slide and Nappy Boy Records
2 A&R Meetings in NYC (Sony Records and another TBA)
Professional Photo Shoot in NYC
Professionally Filmed/Edited HD Video in NYC
12 Email interviews for various online websites
Gift Pack from Stall and Dean Clothing (Value @ $200)
Digiwaxx Sponsored Single Blast to 61,000 DJ’s
Your single on 100 mixtapes via Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes
Industry Alternative Sponsored Press Release Email blast to over
20,000 contacts consisting of BET, MTV, Top Blogs and publications,
Licensing coordinators and other tastemakers
Interview on coast2coast.fm in Miami
TheMusicBlast.com Promo Package (4 submissions $200 Value)
Bio, Audio, Video Post on Maadmanagement.com
Interview w/ Hoodlife Movement DVD
Much More to be announced
2nd and 3rd prizes TBA

Special performances by.
Slim Dymes, Tron, Blacksteelz, Gees Extortion, City Haze, Blacksteelz,
Justino, Lady Bishop, Triboro as well as guest performances by E Sweez
(WI winner) and All Elements recording artist Sav Killz.