What is considered underground these days? People say it's when you have a little buzz, a couple thousand followers, you do a couple local shows and you don't have a MAJOR record deal. What's interesting is now a days we consider that making it or groundbreaking in and of itself. What I mean is that rappers are making a living off mixtapes and not albums anymore. They can make money off these shows, make a couple more tracks and say "I Made It". When your artist who does a couple shows now your a guy looked up too amongst your peers as someone who has made it but should still have a hungry work ethic. This showcase showed just that the people without major record deals getting the attention and the notoriety that they deserve.
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Consignment. I had a great time thanks to everyone that came out and now I see what underground really is. It's when you show your hometown why you have that buzz you have, why you have those couple thousand followers and are waiting for that big break because of your work ethic.
Peace x Love