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Serato Sample Challenge for $10k Closes Next Week

Who's taking the $10k?
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There's just one week left to vote in the Sample Challenge and things are heating up. 

Over the past 5 weeks we've received hundreds of Sample Challenge videos. From Sample flips on mountain tops to the inside of Gameboy consoles to the cosmos - you've taken the brief and run far with it.

But there can be only one.



Moneybagg Yo, Mick Jenkins & Bktherula: Best of the Week

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Laycon Will Not Be Boxed In

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Chavo Is Ready to Shine

Chavo is making luxury trap for a new generation. We spoke with the artist with the co-sign from Pi'erre Bourne.

Get your last votes in by January 16th and help narrow down the top 10 entries. Our special guest judges DJ Spinna, Kenny Dope and Suzi Analogue will then decide who takes home the $10,000 bag.

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