Part of VH1’s annual Hip Hop Honors package, Freestyle 59 gave amateur MCs the opportunity to upload video of their best freestyle rap. After an online and mobile vote by Vh1.com users, five finalists fought it out for the winning title in front of judges Chuck D, DJ V-Dub and Poetess.


  • Oversaw site design and development process
  • Managed project schedule and weekly status dashboard
  • Acted as primary liaison between content, design, development, mobile and tech teams
  • Met regularly with Viacom’s Project Management Office to relay issues for mitigation

Project Team

  • Tony Carbone: Executive producer
  • Noah Vadnai: Producer
  • Tami Heaton: Project manager
  • Jake King: Art director