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Hip-Hop News: Erykah Badu Remixing Contest Starts Today
DJ's from around the country are encouraged to be creative remixing an acappella version of "Real Thang."
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Posted by Dave
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3/27/2008 10:36:28 AM

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Universal/Motown multi-platinum-selling, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter/actress Erykah Badu takes the spotlight with her new album New Amerykah. Erykah Badu has enlisted some of the most talented, underground producers and engineers in the hip-hop game to support her fourth studio album in seven years, including producer 9th Wonder, Madlib, Sa-Ra Creative Partners, Karriem Riggins, and a host of others. "The music is the star," says Erykah, "I just laid down my vocals and let the music breathe while the melodies tell the stories."

Emerging and established DJ's, producers/beat makers, and musicians can get in the mix as part of Erykah Badu "Real Thang" campaign and contest. Just download the acappella version of "Real Thang", originally produced by Madlib, and remix it. Creativity is key, so all types of remixes are welcomed (hip-hop, r&b/soul, house, broken beat, rock, reggae, etc.). Produced buzz track "Real Thang" is a special buzz track which does not appear on New Amerykah.

The grand winner will receive:
A top of the line DJ package from Stanton and professional speakers from KRK · Become a member of the 1200Squad.com · Have a remix blasted out to all of the 1200Squad radio, mix show, and mix tape dj's · Have the remix featured on the Cornerstone Mixtape and Suite 903 · Win a subscription to Remix Magazine and a VIP pass to an upcoming Remix Hotel · Remix will be featured on Erykah Badu's Myspace page, on Okayplayer, and on Fusicology

Two runners up will receive:
A gear package from Stanton · Become a member of the 1200Squad.com · Win a subscription to Remix Magazine · Remix will be featured on Erykah Badu's Myspace page and on Okayplayer Log onto Remix Magazine to learn more about the contest and to download the acappella: http://www.remixmag.com


Participating Sponsors:
Remix Magazine: http://www.remixmag.com/
KRK: http://www.krksys.com/
Stanton DJ: http://www.stantondj.com/
1200Squad: http://www.1200squad.com/
Fusicology: http://www.fusicology.com/
Okayplayer: http://www.okayplayer.com/

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