Apply for a Virtual Showcase at New Skool Rules (April 27 Deadline)

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April 23, 2021
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CIMA and MusicOntario are heading back to New Skool Rules, the largest international Hip Hop, R&B, Rap, Soul, & Reggae conference this year– virtually, of course! This year the conference will take place from May 28-30.

Are you a Canadian artist who has a recent high quality video performance ready to go? If so, head to to apply for a 6 to 10-minute showcase spot. Artists will get the opportunity to showcase in front of key tastemakers and industry professionals interested in the Urban genres.

In addition to showcasing, there will be business events and networking opportunities to participate in to make sure you’re ready to head to the real thing in Rotterdam, NL in 2022!

The deadline of April 27 is just around the corner so get your application in now!

Who is eligible for this opportunity? Canadian Artists and bands who:

  • Perform Hip Hop, Rap, R&B, Soul, Reggae, or other genres identified by New Skool Rules.
  • Have a recent live performance pre-recorded. Showcases will be between 6-12 minutes long.
  • Agree to participate in the business development and conference portion of the festival
  • All showcasing artist submissions will be reviewed by the New Skool Rules selection team.
  • Preference will be given to CIMA and MusicOntario members, however, this opportunity is open to all.

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