One of hip hop's most celebrated conscious emcees, Talib Kweli, is teaming up with new urban video social network BingeNow.com to give away $12,000 in prizes to artists who uplift hip hop culture and their communities with positive material.
The Speak Up campaign offers a platform for music artists and creators around the nation to speak up and be heard. Categories for the Speak Up campaign include: Hip Hop, Spoken Word and Soul/R&B. The grand prize winner with the most inspirational video will win $10,000 cash. In addition, top category runner-ups will win a $1,000 cash prize.
The contest is live on BingeNow.com and participants can upload videos through May 23.