Contests & Giveaways

Red Bull Big Tune Chicago National Finals (Giveaway)

On November 18th the world’s most talented producers and beatmakers will converge in Chicago to battle it out for the title of Red Bull Big Tune National Champion.

To celebrate the event Red Bull and Crate Kings are giving away tickets to the Red Bull Big Tune National Finals that will take place at Chicago’s Metro.  Two winners will receive a pair of tickets each for the event.

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Vocal Beater Beatbox To MiDI iPhone App (Giveaway)


Never again lose an idea for a drum patter when away from your production equipment. We’re giving away 3 copies of Vocal Beater, an app for the iPhone/iPod touch that allows users to turn an on-the-go vocal beat box into a velocity sensitive MIDI file, which can then be emailed and loaded in the application of your choice.

How To Win:

  1. Leave a comment with the name of your favorite beat boxing specialist.
  2. A comment will be chosen at random.

A winner will be chosen on Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 at 3pm EST.

Vocal Beater is available for $2.99. Visit iTunes to grab the app or get more info.

Hit the break for a promo video featuring Exile, Tokimonsta, and Mike Gao’s beatboxing dog!

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2 Turntables And A Microphone DVD & Bag Giveaway

It’s been a while since we’ve done a giveaway, so this one is going to be short and sweet. Up for grabs is a Fuse goody bag and a copy of the 2 Turntables And A Microphone DVD, which chronicles the life and death of Run DMC’s DJ Jam Master Jay. How To Win: Leave … Read more

Green Shoelace Heineken DJ Challenge (Remix Contest)

Here’s the chance to have your production work judged by such legendary producers as Peanut Butter Wolf, Klever, Jazzy Jeff, and Flosstradamus. Prizes you ask? Each winner will receive $1,000, an opening night one of four Heineken presents Green Shoelace Late Nights (LA, NY, Chicago, or Miami), and their remixed track on an upcoming Dim … Read more

Ableton Summer Music Challenge Details Announced

Here’s a great chance for music makers to do what they love and possibly win some great prizes. The Ableton Summer Music Challenge offers young creators ages 18 and under the opportunity to win prizes for both themselves and their schools. Challenge Details: Two age groups: Under 15 and 15-18 One track per person Must … Read more

Duck Down NBA 2K11 Producer Contest

Duck Down Records and 2K Sports present the NBA 2K11 Producer/MC Contest.  According to Duck Down, the winning producer will have his or her creation featured on the NBA 2K11 soundtrack along with an all-expense paid trip to NYC and the chance to perform live at the 2010 CMJ conference. The contest is divided into … Read more

Krafty Kuts “Against The Grain” DJ Tools (Giveaway)

Giveaways always make Mondays just a little bit more tolerable.  The DJ Krafty Kuts “Against The Grain” DJ Tools sound effects app comes equipped with over 100 pre-loaded samples, including MC shouts, classic dub sirens, bass drops, rises, and more noises to spice up your set. sound effects tool which comes pre-loaded with over 100 … Read more

Twitter Contest: Win Def Jam 25 Vinyl


We love DJ’s… we love Twitter… so we figured why not combine the two for a contest!?  Crate Kings and Def Jam are giving away a set of 25th anniversary Def Jam 25 Vol. 1 & 2 vinyl to one lucky winner.

How To Enter:
Follow Crate Kings on Twitter and message us @cratekings with the name of your all-time favorite Def Jam single sometime before 12pm EST this Friday.  Winner will be chosen at random and notified via Twitter direct message.

Tracklists and vol. 2 cover and after the break!

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