Cool & Dre, DJ Khaled, and Sha Money XL Named Producer Battle Judges recently announced a new production battle component to their $100K online rap battle contest.

Cool & Dre, DJ Khaled, and Sha Money XL, among others will serve as judges for the “Producer’s Challenge.”

The 20-week competition features a $15K pot for the winner and the chance to sign a production deal with SRC/Universal Motown. Last year’s rap battle winner, Crow, is preparing a mixtape with DJ Warrior and working on a solo LP.

Contestants can upload their beats online at and rap battle participants will be able to access the productions.

“We are working to present all creative instruments for our community on to make them future multi-faceted stars within the music industry,” CEO Steve Rifkin said in a statement. “By providing an improved platform to our users, we hope to make the talent pool even better this time around, and find the next hot aspiring MC and producer we can absorb into the SRC Records / family.”—Nino “Dubs” DeLuca

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  • AlSween

    imma try and enter. would be a nice present for me to win since i just had a surgery and can’t go anywhere and do anything but be tired all day.

  • BeatBangin101

    sign me up now. i want that 100K.

  • beatmaster

    Man this competition is dope! This is the first kinda contest where the rap artist and producers are working together.. Yall might as well give me the 15g’s right now.. lol

  • whoa

    whoa not a good look, sha money & khaled in the same place? g unit/ terror squad/ dj salad chicken breast??? lol

  • realBOSTON

    Why is Jahled a judge hes not on sha money or cool & dre’s level not eve close homie… dont he only fuck around w/ them boards

  • red alert e.n.t

    I’m gon win anyway hands down lol

  • pk

    will is Sha money being in the same room with DJ Khaled and Cool&Dre. I hope Loud realizes that G-Unit and Terror Squad IN THA SAME ROOM. unless they no beef but their main artists do. GONNA GET UGLY

  • BMH

    All I have 2 say…is watchout for the producer called BMH….coming straight out of Dade. 305 check me out (786)783-7360

  • The Kid

    were gonna find out who truly is “the best” and I bet it aint gonna be WE NIGGAS

    Get free money for nothing