If you’ve ever secretly harbored fantasies of rapping to a crowd of screaming fans and getting paid to do it, indulge your dream at tonight’s Hip Hop Karaoke Championship Regionals. Put your name on the sign-up sheet, and you might be one of 10 lucky contestants randomly chosen to compete for a top spot in the Hip Hop Karaoke Finals in January (the grand prize is $1,000). Be creative with your costume—but, sorry, no lyric sheets, back-up dancers, or hypemen allowed. If you don’t make it into this round, a second qualifying event will be held at the Mercury Lounge on December 4. Sign

Fri., Nov. 13, 9 p.m., 2009

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 10, 2009

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