With 3 more sleeps to the MTV Music Evolution 2015, which is set to take place at the historic Quirino Grandstand, Rizal Park in Manila on Sunday, 17 May 2015, MTV today announced several news highlights in its ramp-up to the highly-anticipated one-night-only outdoor live music event this Sunday:
• One of the most prolific DJs in hip hop history, DJ Cash Money, will join the show’s current performers’ line-up consisting of the iconic and Grammy Award-winning hip hop act, Naughty by Nature, Billboard Hot 100 hip hop artist, YG, Filipino-American rapper, record producer and dancer, Apl.de.ap, the Philippines’ most celebrated rapper, Gloc-9 and Philippines’ hottest hip hop act, Abra. He replaces DJ Mustard who will not be able to perform at MTV Music Evolution 2015 due to personal reasons. DJ Mustard sends his sincere apologies to all his fans in Asia.
• Amongst the thousands anticipated at the show, one lucky fan will win anexclusive paid-trip* for two to the MTV World Stage Malaysia 2015**. Fans at the event can take part in an Instagram contest with the hashtag #mtvmusievo to stand a chance to win this exclusive trip to Kuala Lumpur later this year. This includes chances to win limited edition MTV merchandize. Entries can be a selfie, wefie, #ootd (i.e. Outfit of the Day), or fans’ best hip hop moves through an instavid.
• For the early birds heading to the show, free cab rides are up for grabs for the first 1,000 fans from within Metro Manila via GrabTaxi to the MTV Music Evolution event from 2.30pm – 6pm on 17 May. Fans simply show the history of their booking at the GrabTaxi booth at the event to get their cashback of PHP150 per ride.
• Apart from MTV Asia VJs Alan Wong and Hanli Hoefer, the MTV Music Evolution 2015 will also be co-hosted with MTV Pinoy VJs Yassi Pressman and Chris Schneider.