The North Texas Hip-Hop Showcase Grand Prize Winners

Let Slim serenade you tonight at the Granada.
Let Slim serenade you tonight at the Granada.
Mike Brooks

Earlier this week, we told you about our North Texas hip-hop showcase prize package, which includes (among other things) the best seats in the house at the big event tonight at the Granada. That event, again: Six of the area's best hip-hop artists, plus singer Jaeson Green and DJ Jay Clipp. It's $15 and doors open tonight at 8 p.m. All you had to do to win the prize package, meanwhile, was a good deed for North Texas hip-hop.

Many of you entered -- the faith is strong. But despite strong efforts from the likes of Thomas Daniell, who made a song/flyer for the show, there could be only two. Here they are:

Winner number one is Katie Scott for her entry that involved waiting three hours in line to see A.Dd+ and -topic last month, buying -topic's new record and, most critically, playing it enough that "I Just Wanna Chill" became her four-year-old daughter's favorite song. Here she is singing the hook in a Vine Katie posted:

And winner number two is Phil Smith. He and his friends printed a bunch of flyers for this show, which was great, but what really earned him the prize was the story he posted on the DC9 Facebook page, which includes this passage:

I went back the next night, saw Slim sitting at the bar, congratulated him on the show at Trees with Topic & Spitta a couple nights ago, and gave him my 2nd to last cigarette, which was my lucky one.

You give Slim Gravy your lucky cigarette, you've done a good deed, my friend. Details have been sent to you both. A reminder of what, exactly, they've each won:

-Two exceptional tickets to the show tonight -Two A.Dd+ t-shirts -A pair of tickets to Gorilla vs. Bear Fest 4 -Two Granada t-shirts -Two A.Dd+ albums -Two North Texas Hip-Hop Showcase posters

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