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TAKE BACK THE MIC; Become Africa’s Next Hip Hop Star!!!

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Two-time Emmy Finalist Take Back the Mic® (TBTM) is coming to the continent as THE MIC: AFRICA Created by Emmy-nominated TV Producer, Host and MC, Ghana native Derrick N Ashong (DNA), this 8-episode, 30-minute, multi-platform interactive talent competition & docu-series, empowers fans to curate and amplify the competing artists that they love from 6 cities across Africa:

● Accra, GHANA

● Nairobi, KENYA

● (All) MAURITIUS

● Lagos, NIGERIA

● Kigali, RWANDA

● Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

TRACE TV will broadcast the show across Africa and the diaspora around the world, while regional partners, such as Nigeria’s Megalectrics, Ghana’s MultiMedia Group, and Kenya’s Radio Africa Group, will drive in-country engagement through multi-media promotions.

THE COMPETITION STARTS IN AUGUST

THE SHOW WILL AIR WEEKLY STARTING IN SEPTEMBER WITH A STAR-STUDDED ONE-HOUR FINALE IN MID-NOVEMBER

We are looking for Rappers, Singers, Breakdancers, Street Artists, and DJs to compete and represent your country in the show with a chance to make it to the 1-hour finale. Finalists will have an amazing opportunity to work with our in-country high-profile show filmmaker to create a high-production-value video which will be featured in the finale where only one artist will win THE GOLDEN MIC and a cash prize.

Here is the link to the TRAILER and below are some webisodes from the Americas debut of TBTM: Chico White – Rapper (Dominican Republic) 4ESK – Dancers (Colombia) ,Tifa – Singer (Jamaica), Crew Peligrosos – Rappers (Colombia)

Learn more about the competition HERE

Contact Rab Bakari to sign up for the competition: rab.bakari@mixerpot.com

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