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

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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 […]

Murda Mook Finally Returns To SMACK/URLTV On The Biggest Card In The History Of The Sport

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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 next month on Saturday, August 10th at The Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Dot Mob general will team up with Detroit’s Calicoe forming the […]

Hitman Holla, Charlie Clips, Tsu Surf, Loaded Lux and Jaz The Rapper Announced for ‘Summer Impact’ Event on SMACK/URLTV

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Halfway through their most successful year since their formation almost a decade ago, battle rap’s world leader SMACK/URLTV have announced their flagship event for 2019. This year combining two tentpole events into one: “Summer Madness” with “Double Impact.”  This move creates a 2-on-2 themed card called, “Summer Impact” double stacked with those considered the best […]

URLTV Launches Battle Rap Changing App

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Battle raps leading platform, SMACK/URLTV aka the Ultimate Rap League, have unveiled their highly anticipated URLTV mobile App. The subscription-based App is only $7.99 a month (much in the same vein as Netflix, Tidal, Spotify and other streaming subscription platforms) and is potentially game-changing in the sense that if widely taken up by fans as […]

‘St. Louis Superman’ Documentary Highlighting Rapper Oops aka Congressman Bruce Franks Jr. Set to Shine at Tribeca Film Festival

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A powerful new documentary follows Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist and battle rapper who was elected to the overwhelmingly white and Republican Missouri House of Representatives, as he works to overcome both personal trauma and political obstacles to pass a bill critical for his community. The film had its world premiere at the 2019 […]

RBE Announces Unique ‘Closure’ Battle Rap Event Featuring Charlie Clips, Hitman Holla And Jae Millz

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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 Hitman Holla, who have turned themselves into household names through SMACK/URLTV and Wild N Out on MTV with Nick Cannon more recently. The […]

Tay Roc Vs. Shotty Horroh Announced for Premier Battles

Tay Roc Vs. Shotty Horroh Announced for Premier Battles

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 names such as Loaded Lux and Murda Mook leading the prediction and the opponent has now been revealed as URL’s top gunner Tay […]