On this date in 1996, Detroit natives Eminem and Kuniva bumped heads on the microphone at Motown's famous Hip-Hop Shop, where late D12 member Proof used to host battles in the mid to late 90s. In his regula... Read Article
PAST DUE| Why Bill Collector’s Superduper Scope Has Put Him Above Cassidy as One of The Best Battlers in The Philly Area?
There is something in the Schuylkill. There has to be. There is an uncanny number of lyrical miracles in the South Eastern Pennsylvania area, and quietly, they have influenced with their unique gift of gab, ev... Read Article
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 li... Read Article
#BattleCap: Surf Says He’s Not Sure if Gillie Can Rap Anymore & ‘The King of Philly’ Says He’ll Put the Bread Up for Them to Battle
There are two people you never want to go back and forth with in an argument: Philadelphia's own Gillie da King and Newark's hometown hero Tsu Surf. Yoooo.... this is basically battle cap at its finest. Yes, w... Read Article
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, t... Read Article
Boom Guess Who Stepped In The Room: Ahdi Boom Gives Exclusive About His Career, Street Hustling, Slimey Managers and How They Better Watch Out Now That He’s Out!
Battle rapper Ah Di Boom was a rising star in the culture, but when his street life caught up to him, it almost stopped his momentum all together... actually... it kinda did... but he is out and ready to take ... Read Article
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 ... Read Article
Rare Breed Entertainment is back in action on November 9 in Atlanta with their first volume of the unique “Ladies & Gents” battle rap event. The unique set up sees not only female on female battles, but ... Read Article
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... Read Article
You had to see it!!!! This weekend started out with a bang as the WWE's Friday Night SmackDown debuted on Fox last night and fans were not let down. The franchise did more than just entertain fans, thirsty f... Read Article
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 Shot... Read Article
Method Man let Knowledge from Hip-Hop Is Real know who he considers are the top battle rappers (this current generation) right now.
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 ... Read Article
SMACK/URLTV is the most important stage in battle rap league throughout the world. It is has a reputation for putting together classic match ups year after year - driving Hip-Hop forward through its vehicle of ... Read Article
Tsu Surf has only been out for a couple of days, but the pressure is on. The Newark, NJ native was released from prison on Monday, August. He posted a tweet to give fans knowledge of his anticipated release. ... Read Article
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... Read Article
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 Joh... Read Article
Newark’s own Tsu Surf has all the makings to become a rap force, and can now count being in the exclusive Unsigned Hype fraternity as an accomplishment under his belt.
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. t... Read Article
Legendary Harlem battle rapper Murda Mook has announced his long-awaited return to battle rap’s premiere platform SMACK/URLTV, appearing on the platform's inaugural "Summer Impact" card. The event will be held... Read Article