battle rap

Math Hoffa Comes to Drink Champs w/ N.O.R.E and DJ EFN

Brooklyn battle rap legend Math Hoffa passed through N.O.R.E and DJ EFN’s popular Drink Champs podcast a few weeks ago, with the episode just dropping on all platforms yesterday. A very first for the ever increasingly popular Drink Champs podcast, Hoffa is the first battle rapper to make an appearance on the coveted video podcast […]

White Battle Rapper Gets Punched for Dropping the N-Word During a Battle

Footage has been circulating the internet of a white battle rapper learning the hard way to keep the “N-word” out of his rhymes. The rapper, later identified as William Wolf said in a battle,  “I ain’t like these other battle rappers. They talk too much. Saying I can’t use the ‘n’ word in this battle, […]

The End of The Battle Rap’s Year Gets Cranked Up a Notch with ‘Volume 5’

Rounding out a stellar year, SMACK and his band of winners have pressed forward with one more event to satisfy the battle rap fan. Doing it almost better than any other league, they have mastered big stages, talent scouting, small rooms, artistically experimental (just think about the way you felt the first time you saw […]

BET Champion DNA vs Aye Verb Announced For Volume Card

Announced yesterday via URLTV’s own dedicated App, Queens’ DNA is set to take on St. Louis’ Aye Verb in a small room setting on Saturday 14 December as the main event for SMACK/URLTV’s newly announced Volume 5 event. The announcement of potentially SMACK / URLTV’s final major small room event for 2019 has two experienced […]

Cassidy 5001 and 2: Rapper Booed In Hometown, But Is This The End?

Cassidy should no longer boast that he is undefeated. He should boast that he is a pioneer in popularizing battle rap. (That bar against Goodz last spring about these guys getting popular cause of battle rap, but he made battle rap popular was just fire). He should boast about his successful five or six years […]

Battle Rap to Make Debut on BET Hip Hop Awards

SMACK/URLTV continues to drive the ascension of battle rap to the next level with a 4-man battle tournament confirmed for this year’s 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards ceremony featuring DNA, Geechi Gotti, T-Top and Shotgun Suge hosted by SMACK himself. With filming set for this Saturday at the Cobb Energy Performing Centre in Atlanta, Georgia […]

Murda Mook Returns to SMACK/URLTV Today After Seven Years

The longest layover in SMACK/URLTV battle rap history will finally come to an end this weekend. Murda Mook is back on the main stage for the first time since he convincingly beat Iron Solomon at Summer Madness 2 in August 2012 in NYC 5-0 in a one-sided, extended manner that largely failed to live up […]

Serius Jones Vs. Math Hoffa Rematch Announced On RBE

Not to be outdone by their own previous Closure event, which attempted to settle many long-running battle rap beefs that had been brewing over the last decade, Rare Breed Entertainment returns to Atlanta to settle one of the most high-profile lingering issues in battle rap history. Who can forget Serius Jones and Math Hoffa and […]

Bullpen Battle League Presents “PENDEMONIUM” In Atlanta, GA

Battle rap enthusiasts worldwide will convene in Atlanta, GA to experience “Pendemonium” on August 3rd at The Music Room (327 Edgewood) on the BullPen Battle League. Produced and hosted by veteran wordsmith John John Da Don, this event will prove that while performance is key, lyrical dexterity and giftedness prevails in “the pen.”  Bars are […]

Exclusive: Ten Questions With A.R.P. of RBE

Rare Breed Ent. is one of the fastest-growing battle rap leagues, known for its innovative match ups and putting together battles most thought not possible. Here we caught up with the host and co-owner A.R.P. to learn more about RBE and how it is helping take battle rap to the next level. The Source: How […]