The Underground held as scheduled at soul lounge,palms shopping mall @ 5pm prompt. Tickets were bought at the entrance and Mannequin magazine had its stand at the entrance,they also gave out free magazines. The crowd started to build in multiples and the show was hosted by Tolu Togun(@togunsterling)and Shayo…. Here is a profile of the contestants;
1. Chris Nice: Chris Uduak Nice has been singing since he was nine. He is a song writer, professional dancer, and has a strong passion for rock music.
2. CJ: Cj born in benin city in the 80s is an artiste comfortable in both rnb and hip hop genres. Easily adapts on any track and is always willing to jump in on any track. Music is his life.
3. D.O.S (Definition of sound): The group was founded in the year 2003. It is made up of two members they are brothers. They both attended university of Lagos. The aim of the the group is to become a professional act and compete professionally with other popular acts @deronddon @dee_ygroove
4. Gambeet : Pretty annoying sometimes, very funny, face life with full confidence, lyrically endowed and hate suprises. @Yoitsgambeet
5. Ill Tizzi: Ill tizzi is a Lagos born rap artiste, schooled in Lagos and has a passion for music. Ill tizzi has been in the underground recording mixtapes and singles. He recently put out a demo cd titled the ‘PROLOGUE’. He has been recording since 2003 and is currently working on 2 mixtapes and the final compilation of his debut album. Ill tizzi’s delivery is eloquent with rhymes to pass a message to the audience.
6. Krolex: Performed alongside Akon as local talent at the 2006 Calabar carnival. His love for music is unrivalled . Here to entertain you.
7. L.O.S: L.O.S are here to redefine the Music Industry. Currently in secondary school, they have a passion for music. They are regarded as the best in the words of their peers. Singers/rappers/producers. @Team_LOS
8. OK David: Ok david. i have worked with artistes like freewindz, blendaz, i am an afro hip hop artiste and i play guitar. i am a song writer and a singer. Currently i have six tracks but still planning to work on some other songs. Luv muzik and luv my guitar.
9. Tola Smith: Adorable, fun , gorgeous. Tola Smith has a passion for music and has always been a part of the choir. Tola’s love for the music extends to her dancing talents. Widely known as oyesmith, Tola is the true definition of a complete lady. @OyeSmith
10.Trip City: is a musical crew consisting of two solo artistes tasti and sukiyaki . Tasti started his musical career in 2007 but his passion for music began from childhood.His musical influences include lil wayne,kanye west,trybes men. Sukiyaki started out singing in the choir at the age of 12
After all the contestants performed it was time for the judge,HIS FLYNESS, Jesse jagz to pick out the final 3contestants,CHRIS NICE, TOLA SMITH, DOS made the final cut. The three contestants were allowed to perform their songs again for a final decision to be made by the judge with some help from the crowd, after much ado,The winner for the 3rd underground was finally announced and Tola Smith emerging as the winner,amidst screams of joy and laughter from the crowd. The winner gets to work with Jesse jagz and also gifts from the ‘inner circle’,Drunky Munky and David Gath