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Posted by MindChamber - May 10th, 2011

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Posted by MindChamber - March 14th, 2011

Reposting BigReds NG HH Comp!

The Newgrounds Hip Hop Competition 2011 is upon us! The MC Knock Out is well underway and people are welcome to submit tracks to the other various competitions. For official rules and announcements check out BigRed's news page (bigred.newgrounds.com).

Deadline for submissions: April 20th
Prizes to be announced soon!

Official Rules and Announcements
Art Competition
NGHH 2011 Discussion Thread

Go to the NG store and Purchase a Newgrounds Hip Hop Competition 2010 Album

If you want your vote to count send me a PM to register your username. Then leave a review stating which MC you think won the battle and an explanation of why they won. You should comment on content and delivery at the very least.
Tournament Bracket (designed by MadFLeX)

hellbound182 vs THEICONICICON Beat by MustyElbow
TehSlapHappy vs QSIK Beat by Wyze-Stingray
HeIsAlive vs illmortal Beat by Kamikazi1
MadFlex vs RESPECT Beat by JakobePaulobe
JoeyKeys vs PiGPEN Beat by Sirhc7000
Waus-Collectief vs Murdaa Beat by GunstarGreene
Ockeroid vs Moniker Beat by B-RadGfromOV
n1k-mug vs suddlenuance. Beat by Shaggyhaired
Cynic vs boss Beat by Dj-Delinquent
SKS vs Smorgishmorg Beat by EternalXIII
NimbusTheGeneral vs MickeyMao Beat by Bojangles
Rahmemhotep vs Self: The Bluest Eye Beat by teddygram
Broken-Needle vs glitchs2d Beat by BigWon
Greenskullkid vs RetributionVox Beat by janiev
GasMasq vs Wyze-Stingray Beat by blackattackbitch
SteveGuzzi vs EpilepsyTroll Beat by MustyElbow

Submitted tracks will be posted to this page as they come in. Format your track title like this: "NGHH'11 - Comp - Username" Make sure your track description contains what is required from the comp you are entering.

NG Sample Battle
No submissions yet.

Every element in this submission needs to be sampled from the NG audio portal, even the drums and bass. In your submission note which tracks you sampled and what you sampled, then link to it. If you can't explain where a sound came from you will be disqualified. Also, don't just copy and paste tracks together, really try to cut them up and turn your samples into something new.

Tag Team
No submissions yet.

For this comp an MC needs to partner up with a producer to double team a track. The MC's need to use as many of the words as they can and will be judged on correct usage, pronunciation, and the quality of your rhymes among other things. The producer has to build their track with the Sounds to Include. You can have more stuff in your track, as long as you hit upon each sound. These don't need to be samples, you can try and just mimic something. In the track description MC's need to post their lyrics and producers need to explain what they did for each sound.

MC Topic: Hip Hop is not Dead
MC Words to use: megalomania, vicissitude, WikiLeaks, Ithyphallophobia, Dr. Strangelove, floccinaucinihilipilification, Occam's Razor, serotonin, Charlie Sheen, syncopation

Producers sounds to include: Film Noir, Miles Davis, and a Cartoon theme song.

Sample Battle
Download the sample pack here: http://www.mediafire.com/?sjq6t585ksiw dfi

You can ONLY use audio from this pack. You must use the drums and bass in the kit, you may NOT use anything of your own. In the track description describe what samples you used and what you did with them. Diversity is key, try to really chop these things up and mash them all together. Transitions and a beat that varies is nice too. Download and get choppin!

The Shoulders of Giants
No submissions yet.

This is a comp for producers and the end result should be an instrumental track dedicated to a famous hip hop producer. There are no rules regarding what audio you use in these submissions. VSTs, your own recording, samples, whatever. You have to mimic the style of the hip hop producer you chose. In your track description you need to link to a few examples from this producer and then explain what you did that was based on their work

Art Competition
Want to design the next NGHH album cover? Submit an album cover to the art competition! For details click here

The picture below is of the album design produced by contest winner BizarroJoe. You can purchase that album here.

Newgrounds Hip Hop Competition 2011

Posted by MindChamber - March 7th, 2011

New York Television Festival

My friend just linked me to this, and I thought it would be a good idea to share it with the rest of you guys.

(just make sure to read the fine print as Im sure they rape you of all your rights to whatever you are submitting)

Anyways, I was getting Some voting fatigue with all the front page posting turning into

"Hey guys, sign up to a site you'll never visit again, and vote on my submission to a contest I didn't tell anyone else about to better my chances! lol"

I thought I'd mix it up and post the actual contest first.

I think I might be submitting to this as well, but vote for me ONLY if you like what I've submitted.

Posted by MindChamber - December 3rd, 2010

Madness Divinity
Been quietly chipping away at Madness Divinity. Unfortunately I got caught up in other projects and missed the deadline. The good news is I ended up adding an extra 30-40 seconds of story. It really gives it more of a short movie vibe than say With my Minds madness. Its the least I can do after Bjra kicked so much ass with the song he created for this short. Also, I plan to have Hank talk in this one, which is a nono I know, but it really adds some much needed gravitas to the action.Tomamoto is taking a shot at Hank and I cant wait to see what he comes up with. I still need one more voice though. The voice of God. Or Goddess, since its a female . If anyone out there can do a nice earthy Female voice. Something Similar to the Voice of the Locust queen in Gears or War or, the Borg Queen from Star Trek First Contact. i would love to hear from ya.

Short Movie
Originally MD was suppose to be released on Madness Day, but alot of my free time was being used to edit a short movie for a local contest in Philly. That contest has long come and gone, but I was never happy with the submission as some of the scenes were incomplete. I had forgotten to buy this for doing my composition shots, so now I have to manually mask each frame. It did get get props for best music and animation. So let me take a minute to thank xKore for letting me use his music on that short. I should have that short up on youtube in a few weeks. Also a big thanks to the voice actors, Sapphire did an excellent job

Artist/ programmer Bromance

After my next project I'm looking for a programmer to go steady with :3 Something hot and Steamy like the TommyUtah or the BomLuis love. Someone whos good at making all sorts of games, but is partial to Brawlers, fighters, and beat'emUps. I have a platformer/brawler puzzle game Idea that Id like to share with someone's who has the time and is also committed.

Ohh yeah GasMasQ's albums out!

Madness Divinity, movies,voices  and Programming Bromance.

Posted by MindChamber - August 30th, 2010

Sup All,

I plan to make another madness flash, it will be probably be my last madness tribute so I really would like to go all out and start working on it asap. Heres the thing. The idea i have for this flash requires a specific sound. Something thats Holy, yet technical, and glitchy. Something powerful, yet fast paced enough to animate some action too.

This one SONG in particular would've been perfect if not for the fact that it uses FinalFantasty music, and its short,.. and a bit shallow, but as an example of what Im looking for its perfect. In fact this song was the inspiration for the story in my head as well as the title "Madness Divinity."
So If Someone could come up with a similar sound, I would send them the outline of the flash and they could add the highs and lows needed to accompany the action.

Im looking for something with a lot of choirs and hymns mixed with a fast paced vibe, layered with alot of dubstep, and glitching.

any takers?

other samples that have I have liked:
the other dimension
call them rogues

*EDIT* Bjra just sent me an edit that just knocked me on my ass.
there were some really close ones, and you know who you are, but it looks like Im rolling with Bjra on this one, thanks to all that submitted so fast.

PS: a big LOL, to the douché who locked himself out trying to get into my account. IPs dumbass, we can see em.

Looking for music for my next Madness Flash...

Posted by MindChamber - July 20th, 2010

The first Robot Day went on without a hitch, for the most part, so let me take a moment to congratulate all the winners, and let you guys know that once Tom gets back from Comic-con he'll be writing out them checks asap!

Now for any of the winners that would rather have store credit instead, just reply to this post and I'll hook you up!.

So far Store Credit given to:

I'm already hearing ideas on how we plan to make the next Robot Day even more exciting!!

Also I had a minigame for robotday that kinda fell through the cracks, but it should be up on the site hopefully be the end of next week. So keep a look out for that.

Congrats to all the Robot Day winners! Store Credit.. etc

Posted by MindChamber - June 10th, 2010

Just a friendly Reminder, Our first ever Robot Day Kicks off July 10th. That's exacly one month away!
Lets make it the most kickass NG holiday ever!

This time the Prizes have been broken up evenly into five categories

Movie, Game, Music, Art, and Writing

Its 250.00 for first place
40.00 for second
30.00 for third redeemable in cash or store credit.

Then theres the 500.00 bonus prize for the movie (or game), that does the best job of collaborating with users from other categories , kinda like Power of 3, but for movies as well.

Deadline is July 10th 11:59PM eastern Standard time

really try and make it.

Other requirements:

All Movie submissions must have the Robot Day 2010 preloader splash which will be released the week before.
All Music submissions must have "robotday2010" in the description, or "rd2010" in the title.

you should also link to it here in the Robot Day Audio thread

All Writing submissions are being posted in the Robot Day writing thread.

All Art submissions must have "robotday2010" in their tags when submitting to the art portal, as well as be submitted to the Robot Day Art Thread

all these threads link to discussions threads where you can get advice or get suggestions on your work before officially submitting .

at this time, I haven't made a discussion thread for the animation forum, as animators tend keep their ideas close to the chest until the final reveal, but if you guys want one, and think it would help, let me know.
Also please try and make something original for RobotDay. Granted Robots are a very popular subject, and I'm sure theres already work you have that pertains to them, but we want something fresh.

In the meantime Im working on the sidebanner art for robotday, its going to be a collage of all the Robots that run newgrounds, heres a WIP of PBOT almost finished, the rest are outlined and have flat colors but I liked how this looked with the ruffs in the background . you'll see the finished piece on robot day, JEAH!

Robot Day Approaches, resistance is futile!


Posted by MindChamber - May 17th, 2010

I'm reposting TingTongers results on the Newgrounds Hiphop Competition. Big Ups to Ting for organizing such a huge competition on NG . I couldnt imagine how much work it would be to keep track of so many users and so many outlets of this competition, but he did it,. lets hope theres more where that came from.

"Listen to the final MC Knock Out battle and leave a review with who you think won it!
NGHH KO4 - Exceptid62190 vs GloineFiodh

Time Trial

1st - LyRikLyNkLyNd/shaggyhaired
2nd - RednWhite/RedMongoose
3rd - iKONiC/GasmasQ

Sample Battle
1st - http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /323079
2nd - shaggyhaired
3rd - http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /324848

NG Sample Battle
1st - DJ-Delinquent
2nd - CKC2009
3rd - shaggyhaired

Copyfree Battle
1st - Gunner-D
2nd - Cajete
3rd - S-Rock

Battle For Newgrounds
1st - KOA

Art Competition
1st - BizarroJoe
2nd - Osuka
3rd - FortressRubbish

Thank you everyone for your participation, the turn out of this competition has been excellent! It hasn't been perfect, but on the whole I'm quite happy with how this has turned out. So kudos to you, the NG hip hop community, for pulling shit together! Muchos thanks to the participants, judges, and viewers!

This NGHH Competition is going to happen again. I'm not sure when, but you can count on it happening! If you ever have any ideas regarding the next one please don't hesitate to contact me! For now, PEACE NG hip hop folk!

To check out the rest of the submissions click through the links below!

MC Knock Out Tracks
Art Competition
NGHH Competition
NGHH Competition Winners

MC Knock Out Threads: Round 1, Round 2, Round 3, Final Round"

This years NGHH comp was definitely an incredible success in my eyes, and while the winners went home with some serious bragging rights and their submissions front paged, I can tell you now there will be plans for some other prizes as well for the next one. including one where the final winners of the knockout will get to immortalized in a flash cartoon~ mindchamber

My next Front Page will go into detail about the upcoming "RobotDay" so stay tuned for that.

NGHH Competition Winners


Posted by MindChamber - April 14th, 2010

The end is near for the first ever Newgrounds Hip Hop Competition! We've got four of our MC Knock Out tracks up on the front page and loads of tracks coming in. The art is coming a little bit slower, but that will change quickly.

Newgrounds Hip Hop Art Competition
I have announced prizes for the art competition!! The deadline is this Sunday at midnight NG time!
1st Place: $50 in store credit
2nd Place: $30 in store credit
3rd Place: $20 in store credit

Newgrounds Hip Hop Competition 2010
The copyright free battle is over, but all other comps have been extended until next Sunday at midnight NG time.

NGHH MC Knock Out Round 2
We started with 20 MC's, and it is now down to 10 battling it out in round 2. To hear the battles from round one Click Here!

Also, check out some of the tracks from the competition so far!

Time Trials - lyrik/shaggy
Battle For Newgrounds - KOA
Sample Battle - GunstarGreene
Newgrounds Sample Battle - DJ-Delinquent
Copyright Free Battle - S-Rock

Btw Prizes for the other competitions havent been finalized, but there will be something up for grabs.

And below is an art submission from Aigis

JEAH!!!!   NG HH  is gettin RAW!!

Posted by MindChamber - April 2nd, 2010

If you haven't heard the hip hop Newgrounds yet you're missing out! tingtonger/Big Red has organized NG's very own competition to showcase the sick talent it has.

Check out the official thread for it here:

NG Hip Hop Competition '10
In here you can find info on the Sample Battle, a hip hop crew Battle for Newgrounds, MC's and producers tag teaming to create tracks in the Time Trial, and more! If you make or dig hip hop music get 'yo ass into that thread!

NGHH MC Knock Out
20 Newgrounds MC's will be pitted against each other in a ferocious battle of tongues. :) Really though, MC's will be given beats to spit venom over and at the end of the day... THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE!

NGHH Art Competition
In the end winning submissions will be showcased in a flash, which will need some gangsta art to make it look less boring. The theme is 80's hip hop, so think maaad bling and Will Smith wearing pink and green!

So, read through the threads, review the tracks submitted, and get yo'self into the competition! Rules are all posted in the threads! There will be prizes in the end and you get cyber-respect from all NG-thugs for even participating!

To promote the contest Newground hip-hop-hap-heepers have been posting freestyles! So listen to the ones already posted, and if you think you can rhyme then drop your own verse to hype the NG competition!

http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /320189
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /318459
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /320409
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /320845
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /320951
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen /321538

Submissions from the first round are already coming in, TingTongs hosting them on his audio page so go there to listen to the lastest submissions. Just look for the "NGHH" Icon on the disk

Newgrounds Hip Hop Competition '10