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10th Annual Beat Masters 2021 Recap

Thank you!

206 Zulu would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to the success of the 10th Annual Beat Masters!

Special thanks to our longtime community partners Friends of Waterfront Seattle– Yoon, Anne, Marie and their incredible team who have been such a pleasure to work with. Pier 62 is now fully activated this Summer!

Thank you to the incredible panelists- Jake One, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Ski Beatz and moderator Raydar Ellis who kicked off the two day event with a very engaging and dynamic conversation about their respective musical journeys, workflows and insightful production techniques. The panel is now online and can be viewed here.

Thank you to special guest judges Jake One, Lisa Vazquez and Supreme La Rock who made very difficult decisions in moving the competition forward. Special thanks to Wizdumb, Beats to the Rhyme, Lisa Vazquez, Deejay Hershe, I Am Chamel and DJ W’Ray for the showcases and maintaining the waterfront vibes throughout the day.

A very special thanks to Jason, Alex, JJ and the wonderful folks at The Vera Project for holding down the amazing sound. Much appreciation to Georgio, Neebor, Tajuan, James, Ryan, Anthony and folks from the 206 Zulu Media and Coolout Academy crew for documenting this milestone event. Unending gratitude to Kazuo, Gaylon, Kym, Lauren, Marley, Skyler, Taylor, Logan, Kitty Wu, Mz Music Girl, Goodie, Chris Kaku and everyone from the 206 Zulu Productions crew for coming together and making it happen!

This battle couldn’t have happened without the very diverse and talented roster of producers- thank you CWest, DeliGotBeats, EricBoderek, Fresh Lesh, J.E.B., Kevin Kilo, MarcuCertified, Mario Casalini, Mazaa, NajaesBeats, Pittsoul, Reil, Soufend Music, Stereo Rituals, Third Eye Bling and Westcoast Stone for coming together and showcasing your incredible beats! A big congratulations is in order for now third-time champion DeliGotBeats and runner up Reil!





206 Zulu & Friends of Waterfront Seattle Present:
BEAT MASTERS 10th Anniversary
July 23-24, 2021

Friday, July 23, 2021
Livestream panel discussion featuring:
Jake One
Sir Mix-a-Lot
Ski Beatz
Hosted by: DJ Raydar Ellis
7-8pm | Free
Registration link

Saturday, July 24, 2021
Beat Battle
$1,000 – 1st Place
$250 – 2nd Place
Jake One
Lisa Vazquez
Supreme La Rock
Link to register and more info (Deadline to apply is July 14, 2021)
Hosted by: KEY (of C.I.)
Showcases by: Wizdumb, DJ Hershe, Beats to the Rhyme
DJ Clark Da Spark + Beat Cypher

Pier 62, 1951 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA
2-8pm | Free 

Sponsored in part by Friends of Waterfront Seattle, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and 4Culture.


Beat Battle Registration
Panel Discussion Registration
Beat Masters Home
Facebook Event Page

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