ATL's definitive talent competition & showcase

**Artist registration for 4/25 is full buy May 23rd registration is now open**

Eventbrite - The Bar Exam: ATL'S Definitive Talent Competition, Open-Mic & Showcase [May]

April 25th

Hosted by @MICXSIC
Music by DJ Knotts & DJ Dug Boogie
Music Guests: Theresa The Songbird, Tommy Bottoms & Januarys winner Nubia Emmon from Austin, TX

Industry Panel of Judges: #RadioReady Ms Dia (89.3 ATL), A. Dot (91.1 GA Tech Radio), Blizm (K-100 Radio)

Doors 8pm

**Pre-registering for our talent competition is the only way to secure your slot at our next show**

8pm: Doors open

Higher standards, higher expectations

The Bar Exam is the definitive open mic and talent competition experience. The nations best emcees, poets, and singers are being discovered right here in Atlanta. The Bar Exam brings the excitement; inspiration, anticipation, humor and heart break from the likes of American Idol and puts it in front of a live audience. The Bar Exam is the place to develop your craft, showcase your talents, and network with like-minded people and industry professionals.

TALENT COMPETITION: Click the links at the top of the page for more info on our rules, what to expect and our prize package valued over $1,400.00


There's only 1 rule; PASS THE BAR OR PASS THE MIC

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Ashley Dubose @MissAshleyDubose is a talented singer with a warm spirit in pursuit of her dreams. Hailing from Minnesota, we sat down to talk about her hometown, her experience at The Bar Exam, why she loves making music and she offers up her testimony and advice to independent artists on the come up. 

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The next winner could be you, see you at The Bar Exam April 25th at Apache Cafe in Atlanta.

Who passed the bar? Who passd the mic? Who won it all? Find out in our Bar Exam recap

April’s @BarExamOpenMic brings back our January winner from Austin, TX (Fresh off SXSW) Nubia Emmon @TEAMNUBIA and Theresa The Songbird. More musical guests TBA. Our Industry Panel dubbed #RadioReady will feature 3 radio personalities from the Atlanta area. Stay tuned. Artist register today!

If you missed @DugBoogie and GEE Supreme burn it down at The Bar Exam last Friday, then get familiar with The Grand Wizard and listen to a master work. Subscribe to his channel and stay up to date on the latest from Dug Boogie and Miss AZ.

Tonights show is hosted by MICXSIC and judged by an esteemed Industry Panel that includes Grammy winning producer Dunlap ExclusiveD Cross and Supastition who are responsible for critiquing the artists and narrowing down the top 5 before voting is turned over to our audience!

We encourage everyone to check out the work and resume of these great talents GOOGLE THEM!


The Bar Exam #Sweet16 

Atlanta’s definitive music experience returns with our most competitive lineup of emcees, singers, and poets with a Grammy nabbing Industry Panel. Plus we will feature musical guests Shred The Verbal Tongue, J. Chantel, Allah’s Apprentice, Momo Unspoken & Tommy Bottoms Please Join our event page and help raise awerness about this show.



#TheGateway at @barexamopenmic March 21st is making a quantum leap this go round w/ @dugboogie and guest Gee Supreme spinning classic Hip-Hop, Funk, Breaks, Neo- Soul and Jazz all night. Also @supastition_ mc will be doing a guest performance. Trust, you won’t hear a musical repertoire like this on a Friday night anywhere else in ATL #savagefam #apachecafe #TheBarExam #hiphop #djgeesupreme #sp1200 #dj ##classichiphop #Supastition #regram #atlantahiphop

Doors 8pm Apache Cafe Atlanta, Ga 30308

@barexamopenmic returns to @apachecafe 3/21 with gumbos of goodness for Hip-Hop heads, Poetry aficionados and soul music lovers. Our featured lineup is as diverse and talented as ever!

Our panelists this month include some platinum producers and Grammy winners in @dunlapExclusive (Lacrea, 2 Chainz) and D Cross (Kanye West, Malik Yusef) and an O.G rhymeslayer verbalist who goes by the name of Supastition. Panelists will be critiquing artists specifically in the fields of Bars, Showmanship, and Potential.

As always, DJ Dug Boogie will be spinning tunes on the smokers patio. #TheGateway as we call it will be in full effect with the addition of guest DJ Gee Supreme and a quick performance by Supastition.

Yo…..Sun……be there

Artist registration is full but general admission tickets are available now!

Check out @HopStew #43 by @dugboogie and @missazatl

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The Bar Exam founder and host @MICXSIC sits down with Boog Avery from Verses and I Am Classic Hip-Hop to discuss the origin of show, its future, and lier jets! Take a listen and please share



The #KingOfTheCypher is back! In King of the Cypher 3 @ManPraisinHard @OfficialOeOE @JayKingSGE @SypherDaMisfit @YaBoyRayNasty put their bars and style on display for the world to see and on February 21st, the audience will crown a King of the Cypher when they recap the the cypher live on stage 9pm Feb. 21st at The Bar Exam.  

Who do you think had the best verse? Tweet us at @BarExamOpenMic


We’re you at The Bar Exam last month for @bigreczilla and diamondditc  video shoot for “Bullseye”? If so, be sure to come out this Friday as we’ll be premiering the video for all those in attendance! The video doesn’t official drop until the 25th so be there at The Bar Exam to get a first look. Thank you for your continuous suuport for The Bar Exam and RHHIB. Doomsday drops 4.15.14! Mark your calenders! 

Big shot out to Tommy Nova for directing the video

#HotVsDope is a weekly show (Friday’s) and a seasonal mixtape made possible by on of Friday’s headliners realjlive. Take a listen to the tape and be sure to subscribe to the Ustream channel and stay in the loop #GetFamiliar

Check out our EPK and see for yourself what makes us Atlanta’s definitive talent competion, open-mic and showcase!