by Taiwo Damilola
Trybe Production recently launched the Trybe Records’ ‘Top Talent’ initiative targeted at unsigned Nigerian artistes of all genres, giving them the opportunity to showcase their talent and get a record deal. The contest requires unsigned talent to enter an mp3 song for free by sending an email with their song attached. eLDee and his team of A&Rs will then listen to all entries and select the top 10. The top 10 entries will be posted on a website for free online voting by the general public. Based on online votes, the ‘Top Talent’ will be featured on eLDee’s upcoming “Is it your money Vol.2” album, with the possibility of a recording deal offer from Trybe Records. Comprehensive details provided below.
OPPORTUNITY FOR UNSIGNED NIGERIAN ARTISTS:
* Pls send ONE mp3 song (NO LINKS) to: [email protected] You MUST be the owner of the song or recording to enter the competition. Deadline for entries is April 22, 2011 at 2:00am EST.
* All songs will go thru a pre-screening process by internal team and the best 10 songs will be posted online. Links for listening and voting will be provided at (https://www.facebook.com/eLDeeMusic?sk=app_125898177458513) on April 25, 2011.
* General public will listen and vote online to narrow down to the best 3 artists.Top 3 get scrutinized further by internal team. Top 3 songs with the highest number of online votes selected on May 6, 2011 and Winner announced May 13, 2011.
Your entry will be disqualified if;
* You send more than ONE song
* You send in a collaboration song (It is difficult to tell who is who)
* You send in a song which you do not own the copyright to (It is ok to do a cover song, but you must be the artist who did the performance on the recording)
* By sending your song to [email protected], you agree that your song may be published online for streaming and voting by the general public.