Ryan Barouch, (aka Trackslammers), a hip-hop producer from West Bloomfield, is one of three finalists in VH1's The Score Contest for up-and-coming hip-hop producers.   Over 8,000 songs were submitted to the music network for the contest.

Music producers were asked to submit 60-second clips of original instrumental music, with a panel of experts judging the entries. Prizes include a studio session with Questlove from the Roots to create a VH1 hip-hop show theme song and a trip to NYC to attend this year's Hip Hop Honors celebration.

The contestant with the most online votes wins the grand prize. ... You can vote for your fellow Michigander once daily until September 9, 2007 here



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