For those of you that don’t know, the Nerdcore Hip Hop community each year does a competition called the VPC which stands for Vocalist Producer Challenge. We will be covering this competition for the first time this year, but this is not the first VPC. As a matter of fact, this is the 5th year of the competition. We suggestion you go to the official website by clicking here. This will give you further details on the competition, how its judged, who judges the competition and even more info on the VPC.

Now lets talk about Round 1. The challenge in this round was to: Write a track with a great hook! You must write the lyrics of the hook. You may write a melody for the hook. You cannot perform the hook. You can hear all the tracks submitted for Round 1 using the player below.

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To vote for your favorite track and find out more about Round 1, click here. Let us know what you think about Round 1 in the comments below and please gives us feedback as to what you want to see from us going forward as we post about the VPC.

Paul Pescrillo is the CO-Founder of Geek E Inc. Productions. You can follow him on Twitter @PaulPescrillo and email him at