In line with one of the goals of the World Music Day – to make propaganda of music in various manners, DJ Bem Max of AKBC 90.5FM in Akwa Ibom has announced a music recording contest tagged “Etighi Hop 2012”.
The name of the contest is coined from the popular Etighi Dance which originated from Akwa Ibom state in Nigeria.
Consequently, interested artistes are invited to download the Etighi Hop 2012 beat (prod. By Mr.Hitz & JBT of Hitz Zone Studios, Kaduna) in mp3 version (HERE), record a song in any genre of their choice and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
· Artistes are required to save their songs in mp3 version with artiste name and phone number embedded in the mp3 file.
· Entry closes midnight of Monday, 23 July 2012.
· The Top 7 entries will be selected by a team of OAPs, DJs, music critiques and entertainment journalists and aired on DJ Bem Maxes Soup-A-Soundz show on AKBC 90.5FM on Saturday, 28 July 2012 between 10.30PM and midnight for listeners to vote.
· The first stage of voting will take place on-air via data calls where a shortlist of 4 will be made.
· The winner will be decided at the Etighi Hop concert to be announced at the close of entries.
. Winner gets a commercially viable fully installed complete studio production computer system + necessary recording accessories.
· Consolation prizes include, T-Shirts, acoustic guitars, snickers, face caps, Handbands, free studio sessions etc.