how is the grb going live?

Discussion in 'Audio Emcee Hook Ups' started by Diasick, Jul 7, 2013.

  1. RMCJoey

    RMCJoey favian takes selfies

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    are you guys still really trying to dig this shit out of its grave? while everyone else who slaves over hooks and verses, grinding trying to get their career off the ground are getting 4 replies per song, the mods here would rather give a platform to for a couple of guys looking for easy money to get a couple thousand views.. and people wonder why this site is dying out lol

    is an idea that was good 12 years ago the best you guys can come up with? instead of shelling out a bunch of money to people who only care about themselves and will almost certainly do nothing for this website, throw Nimrod some money to put Nimrod radio back on the air so people have a reason to come onto RM and participate.. this shit isn't interactive, and it's exclusive to a bunch of guys more concerned with adding another superlative to their online legacy

    the reset button gets pushed, and the slate wiped clean, and the first instinct is another GRB? :chefwat:
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  2. Punches

    Punches a.k.a UH OH

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    I dunno, I see this in the complete opposite view

    Throwing cash or trying to develop artists on here would be an absolute waste of time. Rap careers just aren't that realistic anymore, and people getting 4 replies per song should be the number one red flag. No one really wants to hear any of that...harsh...but true

    Typically, the guys who do well in these tourneys (Bux, Nim, Wird, DZK, Cire, etc) are the guys who pretty much made this website what it is today. I think its an awesome idea to have a fun tournament where these guys AND fans are both rewarded. The GRB is the foundation of this website...can't hurt to give it another go
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  3. Sin Skywalker

    Sin Skywalker #184 Gladiator.

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    This is an opportunity for artists who are already developing themselves to be heard.

    Do you know how many people checked for warbux, Hibe, Cire, Wird, Ness Lee, ect ect ect DUE to GRB's off this website? Not to say people like Ness weren't already putting in work with the music thing. And this is a chance for an artist to win some money to pump into their own career.

    Hell even the tone deff / ef@mm and them guys back in the day.

    If somebody isn't willing to do a few battles / diss tracks and find ways to be creative to win with a chance to get some money to invest in their career and get alot more people checking for them, you think that artist is really trying to develop their career at all? It's one of the major attractions that this site was built on years ago, tbh.

    No matter what we gonna do, somebody is bound to complain. Why not try and find the positives in things, bro?
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  4. RMCJoey

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    we wouldn't be throwing cash at them though.. Nimrod radio / boss talk radio etc.. a panel of consistent contributors, putting on a scheduled and organized radio show that plays the best of the best songs from the most talented on here, as well as call in discussions costs little to no money at all.. I only suggested throwing some money towards nim or whomever was just because it'd be well deserved... a segment to call in and drop 16s, contests for hottest 16s, etc... there are so many ways to make it interactive and all inclusive that when you compare it to a GRB which really only positively impacts a dozen or so people who would be better served to have a consistent and more entertaining, outward rather than inward platform to get out there is a more valuable use of time

    the GRB finals would be the same 6 dudes as last time.. DJ Cas / Engineer, DZA, ness, babble on, King Author, etc. post heatrock and get 10 replies.. do people really think that the GRB would even make it to the final round?

    Let Wird, nimrod, hibe, cire, whomever with personality, who can contribute humor, intelligence, and talent to a listening base.. GRBs divide the rappers, and the "fans".. pool everyone together and within 6 months we'll have many more opportunities

    you know how many hundreds of 16's and shit that DZK, warbux, i, and others among those mentioned above have just sitting collecting dust, waiting to be used?.. every radio personality on here could have a legitimate profile with pics, bio, links to the freestyles, etc.. and it helps us be more likeable, and inviting, whereas battling makes you look like a mean prick if you're good enough at it

    i dunno man.. I respect your opinion, but it's dudes like you with skills who would benefit more from something like this, at least in my opinion

    I'm not trying to step on any toes, I just really believe that another GRB is something that should be withheld until we have a new injection of participants.. there are thousands of kids out there who would come here looking for a hip hop haven to feed their fix for rap that they can't in their personal lives.. those are the kids who would leap at the chance to participate in something like that

    i dunno tldr
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  5. RMCJoey

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    Rapmusic.com Radio.. imagine it.. if Rapmusic.com becomes a sanctuary for talented kids with nowhere else to go, eventually word will get out, and before we know it there will be rogues on here scouting for the next big thing.. which is good for all of us

    I dunno man.. I agree that something needs to be done, but I just don't think it's battling.. at least make it Grindtime format, just acapella.. 24 automatic entrees based on proven skill and rep.. and an additional 8 or so people who get voted in.. that way it's only a few rounds.. when it drags on too long the enthusiasm and excitement fades

    We have legitimate writers, producers, digital graphic designers, film makers, etc. on here.. where is their platform? Why can't Vikto and Spits get their own segment with porn stars etc.

    One conference call between ten or so people on here with the cumulative drawing power / respect to get shit done on here, kicking ideas around, and a solid game plan, and this site is back on top.. as our audience grows, as our ability to secure biggest guests improves.. how hard would it be to get someone like Jus Allah, or any number of hurting / declining artists to call in and drop some heat for a legit listening base

    not trying to step on anyones toes or impede a plan someone else may have to benefit their own career.. i just believe in the potential of this site
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  6. RMCJoey

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    another thing.. is unity / solidarity is what is most important.. if rather than a battle tourney, we did a "who has a better verse" tourney that increases in bars round by round, it showcases the qualities of artists that will make people want to hear more from the artists.. battle rap doesn't sell music

    i'll support whatever though
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  7. NBA1K

    NBA1K Never Broke Again

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    nobody cares about random 16's bro.
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  8. RMCJoey

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    says who? you lol? and more people are going to care about people dissing each other? lol.. the 16's are just a tiny element of a much more elaborate program, unlike the GRB

    a radio show would give your boy EMAC a home for his shit to get spins lol so wtf are you talking about
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  9. NBA1K

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    you're problem is that you're assuming a radio program cant be done if a grb is being done...

    if a grb grows in popularity, the Rapmusic brand also grows in popularity and the possibilities are endless from there....

    radio, satellite radio, tv, magazines etc...

    you're a little bit too caught up in 1 lil lane.... when the potential is there to capitalize on plenty... but there has to be a foundation...
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  10. RMCJoey

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    if they could both be done simultaneously I would agree with you 100%.. but it's taken 2-4 years just to get this close to maybe getting a new GRB.. RM mixtapes etc were a debacle... no one has been capable of getting the ball rolling on anything here let alone two things at once

    the Rapmusic.com brand is the most important thing, I agree 100%... but what about guys like PRIMO, and CAS and Chase who don't do GRBS.. who have countless studio songs and features with signed artists..

    If this site were to be taken to that level, then a GRB would be fantastic, because the more days a week that there is an event, the more our audience develops a routine for coming back to enjoy

    a radio show a couple days a week, that we can use to break down GRBs, get call in opinions on them will only enhance the GRB.. play all the GRB battles on the radio show, and maybe have a wild card round for really sick match ups where the loser gets a chance to come back in for the finals or something.. there are millions of things that can be done

    but a GRB on it's own isn't enough and doesn't yield enough options.. there needs to be a consensus among all those with the power to actually bring in traffic.. but everyone either has feuds with others or is so bored with this site that it's impossible to get anyone to take it seriously
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  11. J o o k

    J o o k Win your battles before they’ve even been fought.

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    All good feedback.

    We will start with a GRB and see what opportunities arise.

    I am open to all possibilities, but they have to be sensible.

    I have no problem with stepping up and making things happen tbh.
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  12. Diasick

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    sage would ebounce the 15 dollar entry fee @J o o k.
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  13. J o o k

    J o o k Win your battles before they’ve even been fought.

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    :funny: who was that fucker that bounced that echeck to me? Siegesupreme?
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  14. Newportz

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    That's because we're all grown ass men now.

    When the GRB's were going on in the past it brought in the 15 and 16 year old versions of us that wanted to be apart of the battle scene...or just liked to do it for fun....

    There was a ton of sites with audio battles, etc going on...the GRBs went away, we all grew up and have careers and the site became stagnant and just a resting ground for off topic conversation....

    The point of a GRB is to grow interest in the battle scene again and not only bring in a new demographic but actually stimulate some "rapmusic" conversation again...


    No one wants to hear ya'll on air babbling about random shit..
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  15. Diasick

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    i thought it was sage.

    I thought that was the joke.
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  16. J o o k

    J o o k Win your battles before they’ve even been fought.

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    nah it was someone who was betting @B whun and those fools bounced an e check to me :funny:
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  17. Punches

    Punches a.k.a UH OH

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    @RMCJoey Nah, I can def agree....I like the ideas and enthusiasm

    Maybe I'm just being extremely pessimistic...but I think the problem lies in this site eventually trying to turn into something it's not.

    It's not a worldstarhiphop...it's not a review site...It's a community of online personalities. The GRB has always been a way of bringing out the best action/drama/hilarity of that community. Apart from the recent success of the BVA, there really aren't that many brand new users. Everytime I see a new, unfamiliar user name...3 posts in they are dropping AVI jokes and its clear they've been here before. Expansion is great...but I'm not sure I know what kind of expansion would benefit this site.
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  18. Diasick

    Diasick this guy

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    you should set it where you account don't allow echecks.
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  19. Newportz

    Newportz Bang Bang

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    Yeah man, it seems like there's no such thing as new users...Maybe it's the trial and tribulations they get put threw before they become an honorary member.

    But ey, Tonedef and Zarb's old ass battle was one of the reasons I first joined.
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  20. RMCJoey

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    not in the beginning.. that's why we give the show time to establish the personalities so that people will eventually grow so fond of them and their quirks / senses of humor that little excursions into random shit will be more welcome
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