One producer and one artist will be crowned â€œKang of All Battlesâ€? and each receive $30,000 in cash & prizes
New York, New York – (February 17, 2010) â€“ Beat Kangz Electronics, innovators in music production systems, have partnered up with multi-platinum Grammy award-winning producer Rockwilder to bring you the ultimate beat battle, â€œKang of All Battles!â€? Rockwilder is looking for the hottest new producer who can bang that Thang, and the next superstar artist who can bring the heat on Beat Thang tracks.
One producer and one artist banginâ€™ out the hottest beats will win over $30,000 in cash & prizes including:
â€¢ $10,000 cash each
â€¢ Full Page ad promotion in XXL
â€¢ All expense paid trip to Nashville, TN to meet industry heavy weights like Rockwilder (50 Cent, JAY-Z, Method Man), producer Bob Ezrin (JAY-Z, Nine Inch Nails, U2), and the Beat
â€¢ Winning track on an upcoming Beat Kangz mixtape
â€¢ A song produced by Rockwilder (Winning Artist)
â€¢ Two tickets to BET Hip Hop Honors
â€¢ Playa Thang iPhone App loaded with your songs
â€¢ Your Own Thang â€“ Custom shop personalized Beat Thang hardware device
â€¢ Photo shoot and image consulting provided by Eye Jammy Records
â€¢ Graphic design package provided by Left Thought Design
â€¢ Check out the complete prize list here: Beat Kangz Prizes
Purchase a Beat Thang Virtual and you’ll automatically be entered into the Kang of All Battles. Click here to see Grammy award-winning producer Rockwilder bang out on the Beat Thang Virtual.
One (1) artist runner up and one (1) producer runner up will each receive a Beat Thang hardware unit and a spot on an upcoming Beat Kangz mixtape. The top five (5) producer finalists and the top five (5) artist finalists win Beat Kangz gear (hats & tees) and a spot on an upcoming Beat Kangz mixtape.
ALL ENTRANTS MUST USE A BEAT THANG or BEAT THANG VIRTUAL to create their tracks so the playing field is level. Producers must use Beat Thang sounds. Artists may use original Beat Thang beatz, presets, or monthly Rockwilder beatz. No one has an advantage because of money or status. Straight Skill, Creativity and Hustle will determine who wins THE KANG OF ALL BATTLES!
For more contest information stay tuned for further announcements and visit www.BeatKangz.com.
Beat Thang Virtual
Some of the industries heaviest hitters have begun to use Beat Thang Virtual to churn out their chart topping hits. Grammy Award-winning producer Rockwilder, known for his work with industry pros like Jay Z, Busta Rhymes, Destinyâ€™s Child, Christina Aguilera, 50 Cent, and Erykah Badu says, â€œFor the price of the Beat Thang and all that it has to offer, I feel it can be a tool to empower artists and producers to make a mark in the music industry without spending thousands of dollars to do it. Iâ€™m damn near doing all of Method Manâ€™s new record with Beat Thang Virtual.â€? Beat Thang Virtual Software features include:
â€¢ Over 3,000 professional sounds
â€¢ One octave pad layout with 8 banks = 8 octaves
â€¢ 16 track midi sequencer. (8 internal/8 external)
â€¢ 16 layers of velocity sensitivity for emotive performance
â€¢ High Quality Sampler & waveform editing. Sample your own sounds using your computerâ€™s built in mic or line input
â€¢ Process samples using features like normalize, reverse and resample.
â€¢ Easy to use Realtime Sequencer. Create patterns in real time using quantize, swing, individual bar lengths, tap tempo then string them together in SONG mode
â€¢ 24bit reverb, delay, flanger, phaser, pitch shift, old record and many more.
â€¢ Onboard mastering
â€¢ Export your songs as .wav files
â€¢ Integrates seamless with Beat Thang Hardware. Anything you edit, record or produce on Virtual can be transferred to the Thang, and vice versa
Beat Thang Virtual is currently available for $149. Beat Thang Virtual can be purchased at www.BeatKangz.com and various retailers throughout the U.S.
To request additional information about Beat Kangz, please contact PR Representative Brad Hobbs at (305) 576-1171 x19 or by e-mail at [email protected]. To learn more about Beat Kangz, go to www.BeatKangz.com.
Contest Rules: “Kang of All Battles”
About Beat Kangz
Rooted in Nashville, Tennessee, Beat Kangz Electronics LLC is dedicated to creating easy to use music production systems that will best meet the needs of a largely under served music community. Beat Kangz is founded by the same artist it looks to serve. Made up of individuals who know what itâ€™s like to struggle in this highly competitive music business, the Beat Kangz have sold thousands of records and earned countless awards producing independent and major label recordings. In 2005 the team conceptualized and created the sounds for the Zoom SB-246 Streetboxxâ„¢. For more information checkout www.BeatKangz.com.