Contests

Mar
20
Show J.Lo Your Best #ILuhYaPapi Moves and Win a Nokia Tablet!

Jennifer Lopez

Can you move like J.Lo? Then prove it. Jennifer Lopez wants to see you recreate some moves from the music video for her new single “I Luh Ya Papi,” and the best dancer will be rewarded for it.

Here are the rules… Film yourself performing choreography from the video for “I Luh Ya Papi” (If you need to brush up, watch the video here). Upload the video to Instagram and tweet it out using the hashtags #WhosYaPapi and #ILuhYaPapi.

J.Lo and Rap-Up will select one winner to receive a Nokia tablet. Contest ends Thursday, March 27, at 10 p.m. EST and the winner will be announced on Friday, March 28.

J.Lo’s new single “I Luh Ya Papi” is now available on iTunes. Her 10th album is due June 17.

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Jun
16
Fresh Fathers Contest: Win a Trip to Las Vegas for You and Your Dad!

Tyrese

In celebration of Father’s Day, KFC and VIBE have teamed up to recognize hard-working dads across the country through the Fresh Fathers campaign, which emphasizes the importance of fatherhood in the urban community.

Does your dad make fatherhood fresh? Then nominate him for a chance to win an expenses-paid VIP trip to Las Vegas for VIBE’s 20th anniversary on August 19-21. Just upload a picture of him to www.VIBE.com/freshfathers and share a story about why you admire him.

“It’s our responsibility as fathers to create the standards in our children’s lives,” said celebrity dad Tyrese, who has joined the campaign to celebrate fathers. “The VIBE and KFC Fresh Fathers campaign is a way to share such positive stories taking place every day in families and communities across the country.”

For more details and your chance to win, visit www.VIBE.com/freshfathers.

Jun
19
Enter Chris Brown’s ‘Fortune’ Scavenger Hunt – Clue #2

Chris Brown Scavenger Hunt Clue #2

With his album Fortune two weeks away, Chris Brown is taking Team Breezy on a scavenger hunt. The R&B superstar will be dropping clues across the web and if you can correctly answer his questions, you may win some cool items from Breezy’s personal collection or the ultimate grand prize, a trip to one of his favorite cities. You can find clue #2 right here on Rap-Up.com.

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Oct
31
Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners 2011

Michael Jackson

For our third annual pumpkin carving contest, we asked you to mix hip-hop and Halloween and you didn’t disappoint. Our inbox was filled with some awesome carvings of Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Kanye West, and Jay-Z. But we had to whittle it down to three jack-o’-lanterns that stood out from the pack.

Mandy sent chills down our spine with her thrilling carving of Michael Jackson as a zombie from his iconic “Thriller” video. Her attention to detail and technique won her first place and a Sony Bloggie 3D camera. Congrats!

Check out second and third place and some honorable mentions below.

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Oct
22
Rap-Up Pumpkin Carving Contest 2011

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Break out the knives. Rap-Up’s pumpkin carving contest is back for a third year. With Halloween around the corner, we’re once again looking for the best hip-hop-inspired jack-o’-lanterns. Past entries have included a parental advisory sticker, Michael Jackson tribute, and even a dressed up Lil Wayne. This year we’re hoping to see a Nicki Minaj or two, Tyler, the Creator, or maybe a pumpkin inspired by Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch the Throne. The best creations will win some dope products and be featured on Rap-Up.com. Check out the prizes and enter below!

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Oct
31
Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners 2010

Parental Advisory Pumpkin

We asked you to carve up some hip-hop-inspired pumpkins for Halloween and you definitely delivered. Our inbox was flooded with Rihannas, Rick Rosses, Weezys, Nicki Minajs, and Jay-Zs. But there were three jack-o’-lanterns that stood out from the pack.

Mad Dog’s Parental Advisory pumpkin showed a high level of detail and creativity, but it came with an even better explanation: “I decided to carve something to scare all of the parents out there.” Congrats to our first place winner, who will receive a prize pack worth nearly $500 including Denon AH-D2000 advanced over-ear headphones, Logitech iPod speaker S315i, and Rihanna’s photo book.

Check out some of the other winners and runners-up below.

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Oct
26
Rap-Up Pumpkin Carving Contest 2010

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Goblins, ghosts, and Gucci Mane, oh my! Rap-Up.com’s pumpkin carving contest is back by popular demand. With less than a week to go before Halloween, we’re once again looking for the best hip-hop-inspired jack-o’-lanterns. So bust out those knives and start carving! It may just win you Denon headphones, a Flip MinoHD cam, Logitech iPod speaker, and/or a copy of Rihanna’s new photo book. Enter below!

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