LOS ANGELES, July 19th, 2016—- Shylise Simpson owner of (Underground Girls of Hip Hop) and Big Mike Rob (Executive Talent Scout/Co-Producer of The BET Experience & BET Hip Hop Cypher) announced today the debut for newly formed battle league “She Got Bars”. The first She Got Bars Battle will take place in Los Angeles with plans to hit other cities, including a stop in Atlanta during BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend 2016.
She Got Bars plans to produce one of the biggest stages in rap battle history, providing a platform to elevate Female Battle Rap to its rightful position among the Battle Leagues. By combining professional production with the hottest battlers, She Got Bars will deliver real battles, judged winners, real hip hop, and lots of great surprises.
“She Got Bars Battle League gives Underground Girls Of Hip Hop, along with BMikeRob, the platform to elevate Female rappers visibility as a whole,” says Shylise Simpson, Presenter of the Female Hip Hop Honors Awards. “We are very passionate and excited about battling and we want to see this league propel Females in Hip Hop to the next level.”
Two highly anticipated battles are set to headline the first official She Got Bars event this summer. One showdown will be a long-awaited battle between Redd Foxx & Mz. KC Green. The other will be a face-off between Ivy & V Bars, two west coast female artist that can’t wait to represent their city and bring home the win.
The She Got Bars event will take place at Crenshaw Boxing Club in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 31st
. Tickets to The She Got Bars Battle are on sale to the public and can be purchased at the door. For more information and updates on the She Got Bars league and event, please visit www.shegotbars.com
About Shylise Simpson:
Shylise Simpson is a Lyricist, Business Owner, Founder of Undergroundgirlsofhiphop.com, Presenter of the Female Hip Hop Honors and more. She is a key member of the Females in Hip Hop movement amoung Mc Lyte & Chuck Dee. From Los Angeles to New York City to Atlanta she has gained recognition. Shylise (Shay-Nutt) Simpson has been on the scene for more than a decade starting out as a female rapper from the west coast. Shay-Nutt the 5150 was her name and she did her first show at 11 years old when she fell in love with Hip Hop. At that time it wasn’t popular to be a Female Gangsta Rapper specially from the West Coast. A few years later in her rap career Shylise went on to be the only female to win The Source Sound Lab which was hosted by Ray J on The UPN Network. Shay-Nutt beat out 100 People to appear on the show and placed second.
After that experience Shay-Nutt became a regular all around California Performing for every Nike Event that was held. That experience gave her a big break opening for Snoop Dogg and becoming a close friend to Doggy’s Angels. Shay put out four albums on her own and sold 4500 units at the time. After eventually leaving the rap game as a artist, she decided to continue to give platforms to other females in hip Hop through Underground Girls of Hip Hop.
Shylise Simpson stayed close to hip hop Old School and New and continued to report on hip hop news. Through a strong effort and alot of grinding her website became #1 for Females in Hip Hop according to Alexa.com. Through her passion for support of Females in Hip Hop she decided to take her own money and put together the first ever “Female Hip Hop Honors Awards” in May 2010. The first awards Honored Hip Hop Legends/ Grammy Award Winner “Queen Pen”, Rapper/Actress “Lady of Rage” and Rap Artist/Actress/Golden Globe Nominee “Kimberly Rivers Roberts”. Due to the success and support from the ladies of Hip Hop in May of 2011 was the Second Annual Female Hip Hop Honors Awards which honored Hip Hop Legend “Roxanne Shante”, Female Hip Hop Artist “Shawnna”, Rap Artist/Humanitarian “Suga-T” and R&B Songstress Michel’le. Female artist like Oaktown’s 357, JJ Fad, Medusa, Young Lyric, Legendary “Sparky D” and more came out in support of the movement. In 2014 Ms. Simpson did it again with a plethora of stars appearing for the Third Female Hip Hop Honors.
Shylise Simpson continues to support the females of the rap scene and plans on making the She Got Next Battle League one of the most successful ventures to date.
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