Previous series of The Rap Game UK have seen Krept, Konan and Target joined by some of the biggest names in the business, with guest mentors including Ms Banks, Wretch 32, D Double E, Aitch, Deno, AJ Tracey, Mist, Stefflon Don and Lady Leshurr. Both series have had more than six million requests on BBC iPlayer.
Filmed across new locations in Manchester, The Rap Game UK will to BBC iPlayer this summer with a new £20,000 cash prize and mentor scheme to help the winning artist create, launch and promote new music following the competition. The new series will once again feature some of the scene’s biggest names.
Ricky Cooper, BBC Factual Commissioning Editor says, “After finding incredible new artists from all over Britain, this series of The Rap Game UK is set to be bigger and better than ever. The show’s unique blend of authenticity, storytelling, humour and epic MC showdowns has proven a hit with audiences, and I can’t wait to see who Krept, Konan and DJ Target crown this year’s winner“.
The Rap Game UK is based on one of the US’s most successful music formats and is distributed by A+E Networks.
The Rap Game UK is a 6×60′ series made by Naked Television for BBC Three.