Rap Porkalam, Malaysia’s first Tamil rap competition has entered its second phase as its best-performing contenders were selected from a public voting session conducted in astroulagam.com.my/RapPorkalam from 29th January until 4th February.

Over 327,000 votes were registered throughout the voting period, and the top 8 contestants will be battling in a 'face-off' battle amongst them.

Ruben Raj received the highest number of votes with 10.34% (33,806 votes); CJL received 8.75% (28,618 votes); Silverstate Tamizhan garnered 8.04% (26,307 votes); Eassya received 7.83% (25,621 votes); Naren Zac gained 7.78% (25,443 votes); Kvin with 7.66% (25,051 votes); Taseltech received 7.56% (24,737 votes); and Madrasi garnered 7.29% (23,844 votes).

Meanwhile, it was the end of the journey for the remaining contestants - Tharagai, CJ Satish, Mizta Nesh, Puchi, Raklcc Visun, Lucifer, AK Shoun, and Wheelchair Rapper who've lost their chance to continue in the competition by a small margin of votes.

Congratulations to our top 8 contestants who are about to face tough battles moving forward, and good luck to the rest of the MCs for their future undertaking.

Stay tuned to Rap Porkalam this Saturday at 7 PM on Vinmeen HD CH231, and its repeat every Sunday at 9 PM. Visit www.astroulagam.com.my/rapporkalam for more info.