King County Awards for Excellence in Hip Hop

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MUSICA celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King through Hip Hop with the King County Executives Awards for Excellence in hip-hop. There will be three total winners and submissions are accepted in the following categories (solo/group), B-boys/B-girls, visual artist, DJ, MC, media/journalist, publication, promoter, record label, Hip Hop Pioneer or Unsung Hero.

The award ceremony will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with music performances, comedy, keynote speeches, and features King County Executive Dow Constantine as award presenter.

The King County Executives Awards for Excellence in Hip Hop, presented by King County Executive Dow Constantine, acknowledges and honors innovative performance, community service, and entrepreneurial achievement by locally based members of the hip-hop community whose work has had significant impact in King County.

Previous award recipients include Devon Manier, CEO of Sportn Life Records, The EriAm Sisters and Keith Tucker (2010), Chani and Silver Shadow D (2009), Wyking Allah and Toddler Hip Hop (2008), Gordon Curvey, DJ Supreme and King Khazm (2006), Sir Mix-A-Lot, Industry Pioneer; Melissa Noelle Green, Spoken Word; The Volunteer Staff of KMIH-FM Broadcast Innovation; (2005) Georgio Brown and The Coolout Network; (2004) Jonathan Moore, co-founder and chief executive of Jasiri Media Group; and (2003) Shon Peterson, Mr. Dog (2002).

Terms And Conditions


Content cannot promote any activities that are or may appear to be unsafe, dangerous or unlawful. Content cannot be obscene or offensive.

Content cannot contain any material that may, in the sole judgment of MUSICA Entertainment, LLC, infringe on the intellectual property rights of any third party, including but not limited to, copyrights or trademarks owned by others.

MUSICA Entertainment, LLC, reserves the right to reject or disqualify any submission for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion, including the determination in its sole discretion that a submission fails to satisfy any of the above requirements, or is inconsistent with the goals, image or policies of MUSICA Entertainment, LLC , or The King County Awards for Excellence in Hip Hop.