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Albany police seek rap entries about safety

Bay City News
Saturday April 28, 2001

The Albany Police Department is looking for middle school and high school songwriters to write rap songs about teen driving safety, such as driving under the influence, accidents or using safety belts.  

To enter the contest, students should submit their song on a tape cassette and provide the lyrics on a separate piece of paper. Contestants need not come from Albany. 

Songs must be no longer than three and one half minutes long. No background music is required. 

Winning entries will have their song professionally recorded on compact disc. Cash prizes will be given to the top four songs (first prize $300, second price $200, third prize $150 and fourth prize $100.) The deadline for the contest is  

May 1.