5th Annual Beat Masters 2016 Recap

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Friends of Waterfront Seattle & 206 Zulu presents:
BEAT MASTERS
5th Annual Zulu Jam Producer’s Edition
Friday, July 15, 2016

Hip Hop Beat Battle
$500 Grand Prize!
2016 Champion Title!

Judges:
DJ FUNK DADDY
1 Platinum & 1 Gold award Sir Mixalot ‘Seminar’ 1 Platinum and 1 Gold award E-40 ‘In A Major Way’ 1 Gold award E-40 ‘Element of Surprise’ Numerous DJ awards
Key
Two-time Beat Masters Champion He is a founder, lead producer and current member of the legendary Seattle hip hop group “Central Intelligence.”
MTK
RIAA Certified Gold producer iStandard NYC Beat Battle Champion Has worked with Mobb Deep, Lloyd Banks, Sean Price, Vinnie Paz, Apathy, Outerspace, Reef The Lost Cauze, Sick Jacken,Termanology, R.A. The Rugged Man, Obie Trice.

Hosted by: Audio Poet
Deejay: DJ Cues
Performance by: Silas Blak
Competitors:
Diogenes, KeyMobMusic, SNZAMAN BEATZ, Grimeshine, Nimbus Vin, Depth 175, Brainstorm, RG, Animated, Jeff Coast, Sendai Mike, ArkAngelo, Deli, Bernee Luv, Dez Anthony, Flyy Free, Third Eye Bling

Waterfront Park (between Pier57 and the Seattle Aquariuml)
1401 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA

6pm to 10pm – Free – All Ages

2016 RECAP
First Round:
Deli vs Sendai Mike
Winner: Deli

Nimbus Vin vs SNZAMAN BEATZ
Winner: Nimbus Vin

Brainstorm vs Diogenes
Winner: Brainstorm

RG vs Animated
Winner: Animated

Semi-Finals:
Deli vs Nimbus Vin
Winner: Deli

Animated vs Brainstorm
Winner: Brainstorm

Finals:
Deli vs Brainstorm
CHAMPION: DELI

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Thank you to everyone who came to watch the battle and supported the Seattle hip hop scene. It was an amazing night, with all producers holding it down.

A huge thank you to Friends of Waterfront Seattle for sponsoring and collaborating with 206 Zulu for this event.

Thank you to Kitty Wu, Colleen Pele’ Ross-Washington, Christine Virgillo-Emery, Justina Everline, Lauren Olkus, King Khazm, Guillermo DjCues Quevedo, James Burchfield, Gaylon Henry, Robin Lee Harris Jr., Jarod J-Rebel Winkel, Cliff Barnes, Pele and anybody who I missed for their outstanding work.

Thank you to one of my favorite emcees Silas Blak w/ Able Fader for a great performance.

Thank you to judges, Gregory Funk Buren, Kym Williams, Matthew Crab Tree. I know there were some very tough decisions that had to be made.

Congratulations to the 2016 Beat Masters champion Deli

-Kaz

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