YouTube's OntheRise RAP Edition contest begins on August 10. Users 18 and older are invited to submit a video featuring original lyrics and production, competing for a chance to record a single for Interscope's G-Unit and win a $10,000 gift card from Guitar Center.
50 Cent, Common, and Polow Da Don will choose 20 finalists at the close of the contest on Aug. 17. On Aug. 29, the winners will be presented to the YouTube community for voting, and the grand prize winner will be unveiled in early September.
[ via Tameka Kee, Online Media Daily ]