bars over beats

Attention all MCs!

For the next two months, Boston area producer Jay Pluss is running his first annual #BarsOverBeatsContest and Land Ground Under has been chosen to judge! Please join Jay Pluss, LGU, and more as voting begins November 1 to decide who will make it all the way to the Top Three and receive up to $100 in cash prizes and 5 exclusive beats to use on your next album or project.

Check out the rules below Jay Pluss’ #BarsOverBeatsContest promo video and enter the contest today at for your chance to win!

-Entries must use at least one (1) of the ten (10) beats provided.
-Beats can be found on the Contest Page, Datpiff (MP3s), or Bandcamp (WAVs)
-Entries are allowed to use more than one (1) beat in the same entry.
-There is a strict limit of ONE (1) entry per artist/email.
-Entries may NOT feature another artist participating in the contest.
-Entries must NOT exceed two minutes (2:00).
-Entries do NOT have to follow a standard song format (chorus not necessary).
-Video submissions are NOT required, nor will help your chances of winning.
-All entries must be submitted via the contest page entry form.

-Five (5) judges will break down each contest entry.
-Judges will rate things such as lyrics, delivery, quality, etc.
-The ten (10) highest ranked entries will drafted into a second round of voting.
-Judges will vote for the top three (3) best entries.

-1st Place – $100 and five (5) exclusive beats produced by Jay Pluss
-2nd Place – $50 and three (3) exclusive beats produced by Jay Pluss
-3rd Place – One (1) exclusive beat produced by Jay Pluss

-Winners will be contacted via the email they use when submitting their entry.
-Winners will have thirty (30) days to respond and claim their prize.
-1st and 2nd place winners will need a valid PayPal to send the prize money.
(Don’t have a PayPal account? Contact to claim prize money).
-Exclusive beats can be picked from
(Custom beats may be accepted via

September 1st – Contest Begins
October 31st – Final Day to Enter Contest
November 1st – Voting Begins
November 10th – Winners Announced HERE

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