Headliner Music Club & Def Jam IG Live DJ Battle

DJ Battle Graphic via Def Jam / HMC

In an effort to provide special opportunities to the worldwide DJ community during this time, we've partnered with Def Jam Recordings for an Instagram Live DJ Battle Contest.

HMC's own DJ Ease will host & co-judge the battle alongside special guest judges J Espinosa & DJ Ever. The finalists will compete in a Live DJ Battle with 3-minute routines for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. The event will be live-streamed from Headliner Music Club's Instagram Sunday, April 5th at 7pm PST.

1st Place: $1,500 cash prize / Pair of kicks courtesy of Zen / Free 1-year membership to HMC
2nd Place: $500 cash prize / Free 6-month membership to HMC / HMC merch bundle
3rd Place: $250 cash prize / Free 3-month membership to HMC / HMC merch bundle

See below for contest full rules & details.


Rules To Enter:

1) Post a 45-second to 1-minute battle routine to your Instagram feed using music from the Def Jam Catalogue.

2) You must tag @defjam + @headlinermusicclub and use hashtag #HMCDefJam in the caption.

3) Submission deadline is Thursday, April 2nd at 5pm PST (extended until 12am) and finalists will be announced Friday, April 3rd at 5pm PST.

*The video must be live, no additional editing. Your profile must be public to participate, not private*


Participants will be judged upon creativity, originality, and technicality. Good luck!

Brought to you by Def Jam Recordings / Respecting DJs since 1984

Questions? Email support@headlinermusicclub.com

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