NEW YORK (RushPRnews)10/11/08– The voting for the 2008 Yo! Awards started today. Yo! Raps visitors can go to www.yoraps.com to cast their vote for their favorite artist in 30 categories. The first annual Yo! Awards is set to take place in mid-December.
“We are known for supporting artists, signed and unsigned, in their careers as they look to infiltrate the market with their music and gather feedback from their audience. Yo! Awards is just another way of doing that. It is a tool that will provide recognition and feedback to these artists because it will be the people who decide the outcome,” says Yo! Raps Founder Kai Denninger.
With 30 categories ranging from the “Artist Of The Year” to “Most Overrated Rapper,” Yo! Raps will allow its visitors to decide who the winners of each category will be. Every user can vote once per award category per 24-hour period. Nominees were submitted by various sources including journalists, A&R’s, DJ’s, music executives and other industry professionals.
ABOUT YO! RAPS
Yo Raps! is an award-winning global electronic magazine launched in 2003 and has quickly emerged as one of the premier urban music sites on the web. Yo! Raps has more unique page views per visitor (Alexa) than any of the other leading Hip-Hop websites, including AllHipHop, HipHopDX and SOHH. Yo! Raps primary purpose is to provide information to the young urban demographic at its website and through daily e-mail updates that reach more than 105,000 subscribers. The media outlet has become a key strategic partner of record labels, press agents, and artist managers in the promotion of urban culture.