The maiden edition of Nigeria’s first rap contest package and produced by Television Continental (TVC) came to an end on Friday, January 6th, 2016 with Okotete Gerald aka ZFlogz, emerging winner.
He smiled home with a record deal and free airplays on TVC Entertainment and Radio Continental at the grand finale show held at Television Continental Studio in Ikosi Ketu Lagos.
ZFlogz, beat Dr. Prince, Enigreen and Jizzy Dust in a grand finale show that was characterized by glitz & glam, superlative performances and jaw-dropping moments.
His emergence as the winner ended months of heart-rending rap battle performances that started with thousands of contestants at a 7-day auditions in Lagos where 22 rappers emerged to a knock out rounds of 9 week long experience for both contestants and viewers.
The highlight of the finale was the performance of Zflogs and Dr. Prince who lit up the stage and hearts of guests, viewers and studio audiences with a freestyle rap battle.
Speaking at the grand finale, Deputy Director Programmes, TVC, Morayo Afolabi-Brown said TVC Entertainment recognised the entertainment industry as a veritable platform to identify, nurture and celebrate young talented Nigerians.
She said, “TVC Entertainment is living up to its reputation as a lifestyle and entertainment brand that is passionate about the youth and Rap Or Drop is one of our platforms to celebrate and promote the Nigerian youth in the entertainment industry. This maiden edition, all the contestants have been amazing in their individual right and Zflogz particularly has been outstanding from the audition stage to the final round and we are glad that the judges and the audience has crowned a winner deserving of his crown.’’
An ecstatic Zflogz who was unable to control his happiness was overwhelmed and shocked at being crowned the winner of the competition. He said, “I feel like jumping in the ocean to cool off”.
If you missed out on all the live actions, you can watch on TVC YouTube channel and Facebook via TVCconnect.