This summer, HipHopDX partnered with Crooks & Castles, and hit-making production team the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League for “J.U.S.T.I.C.E. 4 Crooks” contest. One lucky winner will win a track created by the outfit responsible for hits with the likes of Rick Ross, Drake and Jay Rock.

After hundreds of applicants were received, the J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League determined the following five finalists:

“Done Seen It All” by Sean Perry

“Everyday” by B-EZ

“Maybe I” by M.I.

“Dreamers” by Camden

“CrookLife” by Tre Seven

One vote per IP address. Voting ends at the end of August 11, 2011. Read contest rules and details.

(August 4)

UPDATE: Get to know the nominees:

Sean Perry
Age: 22
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Influences: Notorious B.I.G, 2Pac, Jay-Z

See more. Hear more. Follow: @IAmSeanPerry

Age: 24
Location: Austin, Texas
Influences: Kanye West, Eminem, Common

See more. Hear more. Follow: @MDotI

Age: 25
Location: High Point, North Carolina
Influences: Outkast, Busta Rhymes, Scarface

Hear more. Follow @MatrimonySlim

Age: 23
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Influences: Jadakiss, Ludacris, Jay-Z

See more. Hear more. Follow @BEZMuzic

(August 10)

UPDATE #5: M.I. is the winner.

Runners-up (in order) are as follows:

Sean Perry




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