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On Saturday, June 21, 2014 come and witness 24 talented producers from both, the U.S.A. and Canada as they compete in the first international beat battle at NXNE. Hosted by our very own, DJ Chedo (#TeamCANADA) and Low Key of You Heard That New (#TeamUSA), special guest judges will include the legendary Young Guru, S1 (Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West) and Jake One (Rick Ross, Drake). Each team will go head-to-head in 5 rounds for the ultimate title. The event will also feature live performances by Tehu (Montreal) and Fresh Kils with a special half-time show by Toronto's own Luu Breeze. Music will be provided by DJ Grouch and DJ Law. Team Canada consists of Will Ridge, Wild Blue, TNB Beatz, PiTT Tha KiD, NeoMaestro, Mike F. The Hitman, Chef Byer, Beat Busta, T-Lo, Jay Glavany, C-Sharp and J Reid. Team USA will consist of Trakk Sounds, Tony Dark, Kush Skywalker, King Henry, Jameil Aossey, City of Dreams, Point 1, Phinestro, Mozaic, King Dion, Logic, and Dual Output. Check out the full details and ticket information below. What: Beat Academy Presents Battle Of The America's: USA vs Canada Where: Virgin Mobile Mod Club - 722 College St Toronto, ON M6G 1C5 Canada When: Saturday, June 21, 2014 (Doors open at 7pm, Show starts at 8pm sharp) Admission: General admission $22.00 |
Limited $15.00 early bird tickets available | Tickets available online via EventBrite. RSVP on facebook.
Join "IN THE MIX" Networking Mixer for Hit Makers, brought to you by The Beat Academy & SOCAN. RSVP Only | 5-7pm | VIP Lounge, Virgin Mobile Mod Club.
Producers and industry insiders are invited to our first exclusive mixer for producers. Meet some of the battle contestants and personalities and make new connections to take your career to the next level with industry professionals in music, film and television from Canada and around the world. This is a catered RSVP-only event. Admission includes complimentary drink tickets. Guests are invited to enjoy the battle from the VIP lounge. Produced by #TeamTO: WondaGurl, Rich Kidd, Chef Byer, J Reid, Nick Nikon, Superville, 2oolman, DZL & C-Sharp