Beginning today (August 17), A3C and HipHopDX announce our “Pick 3” interactive Hip Hop showcase. Between now and September 7, DX readers will help determine which artists will be joining Random Axe, Freeway and Homeboy Sandman at HipHopDX’s A3C showcase on October 6 at Atlanta, Georgia’s Masquerade.

The flyer and ballot is below:

Contest Start: Wed – 8 / 17
5 Top Finalists Announced: Wed – 8 / 31
Three Winners Determined: Wed – 9 / 7  (at 5pm EST)

(August 17)

UPDATE: The five finalists have been announced and voting has begun:

They include, in order of results from the previous round:

New Jersey’s Kosha Dillz

Michigan’s JYoung The General

North Carolina’s Joe Scudda

Georgia’s STS

Delware’s Mike Jaggerr

Fans may vote here by September 7:

(September 7)

UPDATE: New Jersey emcee Kosha Dillz won the contest, by over 280 votes. Kosha will perform selections from Gina & The Garage Sale at this year’s A3C. He wins a travel, lodging and an honorarium, courtesy of A3C. The runner-up winner was Michigan emcee JYoung The General. J wins travel and lodging. Third place winner, North Carolina’s Joe Scudda wins an invitation to perform at this year’s showcase.