Rare Breed Entertainment (RBE) has finalized the card for their upcoming and appropriately titled “Closure” Battle Rap event in Atlanta for earlier next month. Featuring RBE debuts for both Charlie Clips and Hi... Read Article
People look to Cassidy's battle with former Roc-A-fella rhyme-spitter Freeway to determine his legend status in battle rap.
After passing away last month to much fanfare, it has now been revealed that late battle rapper Tech 9 was facing some really serious charges at the time of his death. According to court documents from the C... Read Article
Battle Rapper turned commentator and the culture's version of Stephen A. Smith, Tech 9 transitioned over the weekend, leaving the entire culture mourning.
That low life thug turned the new bad guy of battle rap Jakkboy Maine seems to have touched a nerve with the Grammy-Award winning Lupe Fiasco in his recent battle vs. Chicago legend Big T on URLTV. Coming out s... Read Article
After a relative hiatus for a variety of reasons over recent years after peaking in a major way, it appears that female battle rap may well and truly be back with Queen Of The Ring’s stacked “Watch The Throne 3... Read Article
Earlier this year it was announced that English Sony Music recording artist Shotty Horroh will make his long-awaited return to battle rap against a then mystery opponent. Speculations swirled amongst fans with ... Read Article
Rare Breed Entertainment have built off the back of their successful Pearly Gates 3 event last week which featured the mega-grudge match of Hollow Da Don vs. Math Hoffa with the newly announced Blood, Sweat &am... Read Article
Rare Breed Ent. (RBE) rap battle league is set to build off of a very impressive year with an even stronger 2019 seemingly in the works. RBE has established itself now firmly in the top 3 big leagues along with... Read Article
URL has its first major event this year, after a jam-packed 2018, will be the highly anticipated "SMACK Volume 4" card this Saturday February 9th.
BullPen Battle League continues to start 2019 with a bang with their stacked “Superbowl” card going down this afternoon in Atlanta, showing and proving why it is widely regarded as the number one rap battle lea... Read Article
Battle rap on beat may bring up memories of years gone by, but the team at Verbal WarZone Battle League have found an innovative way to mesh that pure vibe of rappers riding and battling out over beats with the... Read Article
On paper, the rap battle lineups are exceptional. Just judging off the battles that have already been announced, leagues are looking to the culture of battle rap to the next level. Let's take a quick look at fi... Read Article
Platinum-selling, number 1 charting Philadelphia legend Cassidy makes his long-awaited return to battle rap, this time debuting on the SMACK/URL stage vs. Bronx legend Goodz. This will be Cassidy’s first battle... Read Article
48 hours into the new year and you already know what that means. The time has come for The Source to announce our top 20 battle rappers and top 5 events of the previous year. Looking back, one thing is clear... Read Article
Harlem battle rap legend Loaded Lux is set to make his long-awaited return to SMACK / URL next year, with a NOME 9 appearance battling against St Louis’ Aye Verb in Houston, Texas. Without a doubt, one of th... Read Article
After a successful venture internationally with the weekend’s Summer Madness 8 in London, URL has announced that their next major event will be SMACK Volume 3 on Saturday, December 15th. Smack Volume, an... Read Article
The quality announcements keep on coming for SMACK / URLTV’s Summer Madness 8 in London, with Arsonal vs. Nu Jerzey Twork the fourth announcement on an already stacked card on November 10 and came as somewhat o... Read Article
Ultimate Rap League has announced the third battle for their first event to be held overseas, in Summer Madness 8 in London. The tried and test veteran that is New York’s Iron Solomon who has a very strong year... Read Article