SHOWCASING THE BEST
EMERGING AND UNDERGROUND LYRICAL

HIP HOP

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TODAY!
Chicago, Illinois + Los, Angeles, CA

EXPECTATIONS OF EMCEE'S

1. Be fully prepared. Must have your verse memorized completely. In order to successfully shoot each episode we need perfection from each performer. 

2. Must share original post/full episode for the first week of release. After first week each emcee will be given their individual clips. 

3. No phones, must be memorized.

4. No free-styling. These episodes are for written verse. Preparation is paramount to the success of each episode, rehearsed polished material is key. 

5. Length of bars must be 16-24. Anything over 24 cuts into other emcees and their time.

HOW TO SUBMIT?

1. Submit your most lyrical song or live footage of you rapping over an instrumental.

 
 

EPISODES

 Episode #1  

Our First Episode takes place in a rehabbed building that is now a Modeling School. This episode is a closed cypher session and features some of Chicago's most lyrical talent; RapCrush, Wilhelm Duke, Radcliff Music, RhymSter, Azmattic and Wrds. Directed, Shot, and Edited by Candice Alise. Produced by Wilhelm Duke. Beat/instrumental made by RhymSter of Ever Evolved.

 Episode #3 

Our Third Episode  took place at  Blnk Haus Art Gallery located in Logan Square.  This episode is a closed cypher session and features some of Chicago's most lyrical talent; Diazzy, K3NSWAY, Delo, Orlando Coolridge, Pottie Pocket. Directed, Shot, and Edited by Candice Alise & Wilhelm Duke. Produced by Wilhelm Duke. Beat/instrumental made by RhymSteR of Ever Evolved.  

 Episode #2 

Our Second Episode takes place in our apartment which features a at home recording studio. This episode is a closed cypher session and features some of Chicago's most lyrical talent; Asha The Omega, Essse, Dat Bizness, The Gem Of Shaolin, Lana Danielle, M. Whise The ShoGun. Directed, Shot, and Edited by Candice Alise & Wilhelm Duke. Produced by Wilhelm Duke. Beat/instrumental made by Deloney. 

 Episode #4

Our Fourth Episode  we are back at  Blnk Haus Art Gallery located in Logan Square.  This episode cyphers after dark is collaborating with Art After Dark Chicago in a Halloween Pop Up Event as well as a closed cypher session. Featuring some of Chicago's most lyrical talent; Will Is Chillin', Ana Delarosa, Wrds, ChanSe NFO, and 773 Group, and GODSUN.  Directed, Shot, and Edited by Wilhelm Duke. Curated By Candice Alise & Wilhelm Duke. Beat/instrumental made by Theisy.

 Episode #5

Our Fifth episode we are boarding the plane and taking a flight to sunny California. We will be selectively choosing rappers to feature in this special episode. Bringing both Midwest emcees and East Coast emcees together to rap over a instrumental. Collaborating with Art After Dark LA. Stay tuned. [*Airing Jan. 2020]

ABOUT

Cyphers After Dark is a hip hop platform with the sole purpose of exposing the best lyrical talent curated by Candice Alise of Art After Dark  and Wilhelm Duke a Rapper/Emcee.

 

Based in Chicago, this platform is geared towards finding emcees of the greatest ability both far and wide.

The world is full of amazing rappers, and our mission is to produce high quality cypher visuals showcasing the talent in the most fundamental form; performing a verse over an instrumental.

Our focus is to highlight talent that is underrepresented, emerging, underground, independent, or underrated. We aim to boost up any emcee who might lack exposure. All shot after hours, Cyphers After Dark will be the exemplary late night independent cypher series. 

Candice Alise

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Wilhelm Duke

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