WHAT I DO?
Download the track from Zune.net/Bunb. Layover
an original rap on the downloaded MP3. Then Upload your MP3
using the form below.
(no wave files please)
PARTICITATE IN THE CONTEST
CLICK HERE AN GET
(please read rules
and scroll all the way to the bottom)
As an aspiring Artist, you
are registering for participation in the Rap A Lot 2K Records “Are You II
Trill?” described in more detail below.
Participation in the
Competition is subject to and contingent upon your agreement with the Rap A
Lot 2K Records Rules (Rules) contained in this Registration
Agreement, constitute a legally binding agreement between you and RAL (Agreement).
Capitalized terms that are not defined in this Registration Agreement have
the same meaning given to them in the Rules.
When you click the
"Accept" button below, a legally binding agreement will be created between
you (Artist) and RAL.
II. EFFECTIVE DATE
The Agreement is effective
as of the time you click the "Accept" button below, and will remain in
effect until completion of the unless terminated earlier in accordance with
the Agreement. You hereby acknowledge and agree to comply with and be bound
by the terms and conditions of this Agreement..
You must be a legal resident of the contiguous
50 United States and the District of Columbia and be at least 18 years old
or older as of your date of entry. Employees and agents of Rap A Lot 2K
Records and each of their respective affiliate, subsidiary, and parent
companies, and advertising and promotions agencies and their immediate
families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and their spouses) are
ineligible to enter or win.
IV. PRIMARY ARTIST'S
In addition to the Primary
Artist requirements described in the Rules, you acknowledge and agree to the
Participants in the RAP A
LOT 2K RECORDS Online Contests may download a track of digital music
provided by RAL. The terms and conditions of this Agreement apply to each
such digital music track. The goal of the participant in the RAP A LOT 2K
RECORDS Online Contests is to record Participant’s voice over the music
track , producing a “demo” version of the song. For each “Demo”,
submit the track to the RAP A LOT 2K RECORDS via email at
AreYouIITrill@rapalotrecords.com . You must use the original file name
of the sample when you submit it to the RAL
V. THE COMPETITION
Prize. One Grand Prize Winner will receive:
one round trip ticket and hotel accommodations to Houston Texas where they
will record their voices to be used in new composition at RAL discretion.
Approximate retail value for all of the above items, in the aggregate:
$1500. No transfer, substitution or cash alternative permitted, except by
RAL in its sole discretion. If the winning entry was made on-line, the
entry will be deemed submitted by the e-mail account holder associated with
such entry, as solely determined by RAL. Any taxes or any fees or
costs associated with the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of each
Grand Prize Winners. Each Grand Prize Winner (or his or her parent or
legal guardian) will be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or
Each potential Grand Prize Winner will be
selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received, on or about
July 1, 2008 by RAL or its designee, whose decisions will be final. Each
potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by e-mail and/or by phone on
or about August 1, 2008. If RAL or its designee is unable to contact any
potential Grand Prize Winner by e-mail or phone (using the contact
information provided at the time of entry) and/or if any potential Grand
Prize Winner fails to respond to notification within two (2) business days
of issuance, the potential winner(s) will be disqualified and forfeit his or
her right to a prize, and an alternate winner will be selected. Within ten
(10) days of the date of the notification letter, each potential Grand Prize
Winner (or his or her parent or legal guardian if he or she is a minor) will
be required to execute (and have his or her signature notarized) an
affidavit of eligibility, general release of liability and consent (in
writing, if requested) to the use of his or her name, voice, likeness,
and/or photograph, and biographical information for promotional purposes,
including on-line announcements, without additional compensation of any
kind, except where prohibited by law. If any Grand Prize Winner is a
minor in his or her state of legal residence, such Grand Prize will be
awarded in the name of the Grand Prize Winner’s parent or legal guardian.
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received by RAL.
Company shall have the right of first refusal
as signing Artist to an exclusive recording agreement and if exercised, upon
the same terms and conditions to be negotiated at such time.
All Competition entries (each, an Entry) must adhere to the copyright
and other content guidelines set forth herein. Specifically, you will not
submit to RAL or otherwise include, content, information or materials,
including but not limited to vocal performances, lyrics, text, graphics,
logos, color combinations, layout, button icons, images, audio clips and
software (collectively, Entry Content) in any Entry unless (1) all
Content is the original creation of Artist; (2) Artist has first obtained
all requisite permissions and rights to use the Entry Content; or (3) your
Artist has otherwise ascertained that such Entry Content is in the public
domain in accordance with and subject to applicable law.
Entries may be added by
RAL to the RAL Library and displayed at
www.rapalotrecords.com and any other affiliates that RAL chooses; and
RAL has sole discretion in determining whether or not to add an Entry to the
(c) RAL’s Proprietary Rights. The Digital Music Track (as defined
under herein) and other information that may be provided to you or otherwise
accessible by you during your participation in the Competition in accordance
with the Rules (collectively, the Contest Related Materials) may be
protected by copyright, trademarks, service marks, trade secret or other
laws or proprietary rights agreements and you are only permitted to use them
as expressly authorized by RAL. You agree to comply with and will insure
that Artist complies with any copyright notices or restrictions contained in
or accompanying the Contest Related Materials. Except for purposes directly
related to your participation in the Competition, you will not and you will
not permit others to: (1) publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce,
distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Contest
Related Materials in whole or in part; (2) sublicense the Contest Related
Materials to any third party or use the Contest Related Materials for any
commercial purpose; (3) alter, modify, or reverse engineer the Contest
Related Materials in any way (including without limitation, by removing
copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices included with the same);
or (4) create any derivative works of the Contest Related Materials unless
expressly permitted to do so.
Except for licenses to
Contest Related Materials that may be granted in accordance with the Rules
and the applicable terms accompanying such Contest Related Materials,
nothing contained in the Agreement will be deemed to grant to you or to any
Artist, any right or license under any intellectual property rights,
including without limitation, any Foundation or Oracle USA trademarks or
service marks (whether or not registered).
consideration of this Agreement and without further payment than as herein
provided for yourself, you grant to the Company, its associates,
subsidiaries and nominees (1) the right to manufacture, advertise, sell,
lease, license or otherwise use or dispose of in any or all fields of use,
throughout the world, or to refrain therefrom, throughout the world or any
part thereof, records embodying the performance contained in your submission
(2) the right to use your name and photograph if desired, in connection with
the exploitation of said records; and (3) all rights in and to the matrices
and records (including digital transmissions), and the use and control
thereof, upon which are reproduced the performances to be recorded
hereunder, including the underlying copyrights.
Artist or Artist’s
publishing designee hereby assigns to Company’s publishing designee
(“Publisher”) all right title and interest, including the copyrights, in the
Compositions recorded or delivered hereunder; and (b) Publisher shall hereby
acquire all right, title, and interest, including the copyright, in (i) any
other musical composition written by Artist prior to the date of this
Agreement and embodied in a Master and (ii) any other musical composition
written by Artist during the term of this Agreement (collectively, the
“Compositions”). Company will own 100 percent of, and we will have exclusive
worldwide administration of, your interest in all songs submitted in this
contest but, in the case of co-written compositions, such co-ownership and
administration shall only extend to your fractional interest, calculated (at
a minimum) by multiplying 100 percent by a fraction, the numerator of which
is 1 and the denominator of which is the total number of contributing
XIII. TERM AND
In accordance with the
terms set forth in the Rules, RAL in its sole discretion may terminate your
participation in the Competition effective immediately upon RAL's notice to
you if you: (1) violate any of the terms and conditions of the Agreement;
(2) use the Contest Related Materials or the proprietary technology or
intellectual property of RAL or any third party in violation of the
Agreement or an international, federal, state or local law or regulation; or
(3) submit an Entry that contains Objectionable material.
IX. RISK ALLOCATION
(a) Other Entries.
You acknowledge and agree that (1) RAL does not pre-screen Submission
Content; (2) RAL does not endorse or adopt (and has not necessarily
reviewed) any Submission Content nor does it assume any responsibility for
any Objectionable material therein; and in light of the foregoing, (3) you
will evaluate, and bear all risks associated with the use of any Submission
Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness
of such Submission Content.
By releasing encoded
digital music track, the RAP A LOT 2K RECORDS are only providing
permission, under U.S. or other applicable law, to record on this tract
during the duration of this RAP A LOT 2K RECORDS Online Contests. No
permission is granted to make any other use of content protected by RAP A
LOT 2K RECORDS outside of this RAP A LOT 2K RECORDS Online Contests. In
addition, neither the RAP A LOT 2K RECORDS nor its copyright owners waive
any rights that it or they may have under any applicable law including,
without limitation, the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, for any acts
not expressly authorized by this Agreement. You are prohibited from
reproducing, modifying, distributing, performing or making any other use of
the digital music tracks and your recorded “Demo” other than as specifically
authorized by this Agreement.
(b) Representations &
Artist represent and warrant to RAL that Artist (1) will comply and will
cause the Artist members to comply in all material respects with the terms
and conditions of the Agreement; (2) will not and will not permit Artist
members to damage the goodwill or reputation of RAL or disparage or
misrepresent the Competition in any manner whatsoever; (3) agree that use of
your Entry will not violate or infringe any copyright or other proprietary
or intellectual property rights of any third party; (4) agree that
dissemination of the Entry will not contravene the laws, including but not
limited to laws of defamation, of any country in which RAL distributes or
publishes the Entry from time to time; and (5) will comply and will cause
the Artist members to comply with all applicable local, state, national, and
international laws and regulations.
The Artist hereby warrants that he has no oral or written obligations
contracts, or agreements of whatever nature entered into prior to the
signing of this agreement which is now in force and binding and which would
in any way interfere with carrying out this agreement to its full intent and
Artist represents and warrants that (a) Artist has the right, power and
authority to enter into this Agreement, to fully perform Artist’s
obligations set forth herein and to grant the rights granted herein without
the consent or approval of any other person or entity; (ii) no material
created or supplied by Artist shall infringe upon or violate the rights of
any person or entity. Artist hereby indemnifies Company, and Company's
successors, licensees and assigns from and against any liability, loss,
damage or other expense (including reasonable attorneys=
fees and court costs) arising out of any breach of Artist's representations,
warranties or agreements hereunder. Pending the resolution of any such
claim, Company shall have the right to withhold sums otherwise payable to
Artist hereunder in an amount reasonably related to such claim.
Artist agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless RAL or any other
company affiliated with the Competition, and their respective subsidiaries,
and each of their officers, employees, directors, shareholders, and agents
from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or
expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs made by any third
party, due or arising out of or in any way connected with Artist and
Artist’s participation in the Competition.
THE COMPETITION AND ALL INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE COMPETITION
OR ANY WEBSITE PROVIDED BY RAL IS PROVIDED AS IS AND ON AN AS
AVAILABLE BASIS WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES. RAL HEREBY
DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH
RESPECT TO THE OPERATION OF THE COMPETITION, THE CONTEST RELATED MATERIALS,
SUBMISSION CONTENT, OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE BY ANY PARTY IN THE
COURSE OF COMPETITION PARTICIPATION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION,
WARRANTIES OF QUIET ENJOYMENT, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. RAL ASSUMES NO
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TIMELINESS, DELETION, MIS-DELIVERY OR FAILURE TO
STORE SUBMISSIONS OR ENTRIES.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE
THAT ANY INFORMATION OR CONTEST RELATED MATERIALS DOWNLOADED, UPLOADED,
INSTALLED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE COMPETITION WEBSITE
OR THROUGH ANY OTHER MEANS OF DELIVERY IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK
AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER
SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD, UPLOAD OR
INSTALLATION OR USE OF SUCH INFORMATION OR CONTEST RELATED MATERIALS. RAL
DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ITS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM RAL ARE
FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO
NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR DISCLAIMER OF SOME WARRANTIES AND YOU MAY HAVE
CERTAIN RIGHTS DEPENDING ON YOUR STATE OR JURISDICTION.
AS A CONDITION OF AND IN CONSIDERATION OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE
COMPETITION, YOU AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL RAL OR ANY OTHER COMPANY
AFFILIATED WITH THE COMPETITION, THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AND EACH OF
THEIR OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AND AGENTS, BE LIABLE
FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES RELATING
TO LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF USE OR INTERRUPTION OF BUSINESS, LOST
DATA, WORK STOPPAGE, EXPENSES, COSTS, OR COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION)
RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM OR OTHERWISE ARISING IN CONNECTION
WITH THE COMPETITION (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACTIONS IN CONTRACT,
WARRANTY, NEGLIGENCE, OR PRODUCTS LIABILITY), EVEN IF RAL HAS BEEN ADVISED
OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY OF THE
FOLLOWING: (1) any defect in, or download, use, or attempted use of, or
inability to use, any information or Contest Related Materials made
available by RAL; (2) inability to access or use the Competition Website; or
(3) any allegation, claim, suit, or other proceeding based upon a contention
that an Entry or any Submission Content constitutes Objectionable material.
YOU AGREE THAT THE
FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY REPRESENTS A REASONABLE ALLOCATION OF
RISK. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of
liability. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
You agree that any suit or
other legal action or any arbitration brought by you relating in any way to
the Competition, including your use of any Contest Related Materials, must
be officially filed or officially commenced no later than one (1) year after
the claim first arises.
X. GENERAL PROVISIONS
(a) Jurisdiction and
Any claim or dispute relating to your participation in the Competition,
including use of the Contest Related Materials you or your Artist members,
will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the state
of Texas (without reference to choice of law principles that might apply the
law of any other jurisdiction), which will take priority over any foreign
laws, rules, and regulations. You hereby (1) waive all right to trial by
jury; (2) consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of the
State of Texas and of the United States District Court for the Southern
District of Texas; and (3) consent that any process of notice of motion or
other application to the court or judge thereof may be served within or
without the State of Texas by registered or certified mail, or by personal
service, provided a reasonable time for appearance is allowed. The United
Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not
apply to the Agreement.
Subject to subparagraph (a) immediately above, all notices to a party will
be in writing and will be made via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for
notices to RAL, or to the e-mail address provided to RAL as part of the
Registration Data for notices to you, or such other address as either party
may specify. Notice will be deemed given 48 business hours after the e-mail
is sent, unless the sending party is notified that the e-mail address is
invalid. Alternatively, notices to RAL may be sent by regular mail, postage
and notice will be deemed
given upon RAL's receipt. If you wish to update your Artist's contact
information, please log in with your Artist account.
In the event that any provision of the Agreement be determined by a court of
competent jurisdiction, to be invalid, unenforceable or void for any reason,
such determination will affect only the portion of such provision determined
to be invalid, unenforceable, or void, and will not affect in any way the
remainder of such provision or any other provision of the Agreement. You
agree to allow a court or arbitrator to replace such an invalid,
unenforceable, or void provision with a valid provision which is as similar
as possible in substance to the invalid, unenforceable, or void provision.
The Agreement and any modifications to it constitute the entire agreement
between the parties regarding the Competition and supersede all prior
understandings and agreements, whether written or oral.
(d) No Waiver.
The waiver by RAL of any default or breach of the Agreement will not
constitute a waiver of any other or subsequent default or breach. RAL's
failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not constitute
a waiver of its right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
The Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties
and their respective heirs, successors, and permitted assigns. The Agreement
may be assigned, with or without your consent, by RAL to any person,
partnership, corporation or other entity which succeeds to the business of
RAL or which has purchased substantially all of the assets of RAL. You may
not assign your rights or delegate your obligations under the Agreement and
any such attempted assignment or delegation will be void and of no effect.
Each party agrees to complete all documents and reasonable actions necessary
to carry out its obligations and implement the terms and conditions of the
(i) Binding Agreement.
By clicking the "Accept" button below, you acknowledge (1) that you have
read and understand the Agreement; and (2) that the Agreement has the same
force and effect as a signed agreement.
I AGREE WITH THE ABOVE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
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UPLOADING MAY TAKE UP TO 20 MINUTES WITH A 56K MODEM