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SAINt JHN and Kanye West Release New Single Titled ‘Smack DVD’

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Kanye West has teamed up with Brooklyn rapper SAINt JHN to release the new 3-minute single “Smack DVD” overnight on Godd Complexx / HITCO Entertainment (L.A. Reid), the so-called missing Kanye record from SAINt JHN’s new album. This new single builds off the momentum that SAINt JHN has developed following the release of his very […]

Female Battle Rap Takes Center Stage With URLTV’s And QOTR’s “Kings Vs. Queens” Event Tonight

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The world’s leading battle rap platform SMACK/URLTV.TV has announced that the long-awaited entire inter-gender battle rap event “Kings vs. Queens” will finally take place today 17 October in conjunction with QOTR. This event will see some of the cultures best female battle rappers, many of whom made their name on female-specific platform Queen Of The […]

[WATCH] Joe Biden Debuts Battle Rap Campaign Ad With DNA and Charlie Clips

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Ever since Diddy’s “Rock The Vote” campaign in Hip Hop culture in 2004, cultural icons have made it their business to encourage Hip Hoppers to vote and some have even gone as far as endorsing specific candidates. This year, Democratic nominee Senator Joe Biden has taken it a step further and laced his campaign with […]

[WATCH] Method Man Vs. Math Hoffa Battle Out Now

[WATCH] Method Man Vs. Math Hoffa Battle Out Now

Legendary recording artist, Wu-Tang Clan member, and hip-hop icon Method Man has somewhat surprisingly entered the modern era of acapella battle rap, taking on infamous Brooklyn battle rap legend Math Hoffa. It appears this Method Man vs. Math Hoffa battle is the first battle in the appropriately titled ‘Legends Only’ battle rap series produced by […]

Tsu Surf Releases New Project ‘MSYKM’ Feat. Dave East, Jim Jones, G Herbo, and More

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Newark, New Jersey artist Tsu Surf has today released his highly anticipated new 13-track project MSYKM, executively produced by Sharke & Clicqout on Raw Bunch records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The stacked release features the likes of Dave East, Jim Jones of Dipset, Chicago’s G Herbo, Shady Records’ Benny The Butcher, talented female rapper […]

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. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information A very first for the ever increasingly popular Drink Champs podcast, Hoffa is the first battle rapper to make an appearance […]

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

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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, […]

#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

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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, we meant battle cap over battle rap… we know what we are saying. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information […]

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

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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 […]

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!

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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 the world by storm. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Well, Ah Di recently linked with […]

BET Champion DNA vs Aye Verb Announced For Volume Card

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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?

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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 […]

Smackdown vs Lock Down: Is URL Hip-Hop’s Version of Wrestling Giant, WWE?

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You had to see it!!!! Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information 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 for a rough and rumble contest, but made history. This event was […]

Battle Rap to Make Debut on BET Hip Hop Awards

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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

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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 […]

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