Local rappers compete in anti-violence rap contest

Posted at 9:13 AM, Jun 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-17 09:13:25-04

Norfolk, Va. - Some young rappers laid down their skills on the mic at The Attucks Theater in Norfolk on Saturday.

The Re-Up Rap contest, sponsored by Victory Life Church in Chesapeake, features young men who have beaten the odds and promotes anti-violence in the community.

The event is part of Hampton Roads recording artist No Malice’s initiative to stop violence.

The winner of the event receives studio recording time, a music video and a cash prize.