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Verbal WarZone – Taking Battle Rap Back on Beat

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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 competitive pre-prepared format of today in a highly entertaining, competitive way. While having been around […]

Cassidy Returns To Battle Rap Vs. Goodz on SMACK/URLTV

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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 since his controversial encounter with Los Angeles- based battler Dizaster four years ago at the FilmOn.TV’s “Ether” event in LA, with consensus giving that […]

URL Announces ‘SMACK Volume 3’ Event

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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 exclusive small room series, has proven to be a huge success for the platform. When SMACK Volume 1 was birthed last December, […]

Pat Stay to Battle Tay Roc on URL’s Summer Madness 8 in London

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Canada’s talented and imposing yet hilarious Pat Stay is set to battle URL’s top gunner, Tay Roc on SMACK/ URL’s Summer Madness 8. This card will be the league’s first ever abroad event held in London on Saturday, November 10th. Since the Don’t Flop (UK’s most dominant battle rap platform) hit a low a couple […]

Drake Comments On NJ Twork’s Most Disrespectful Rap Battle

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Drake seems to pay close attention to things outside of mainstream music charts, competition and currency. Back in 2015, Murda Mook taunted hip-hop’s biggest superstar to step into the world of battle rap. Drake made a cameo on SMACK URL’s “Night of Main Events 5 in 2015 to address the possible Murda Mook battle. When asked […]

Queen of the Ring Brings Female Battle Rap to Miami

Queen of the Ring Brings Female Battle Rap to Miami

Influential battle rap platform Queen of the Ring (QOTR) will be traveling down to Miami, Florida to bring battle rap fans a QOTR event live and direct for the first time. They’ve received strong reviews since their Evolution 3 event and this is the next step in their attempt to continue to bring great female […]

The Strike Is Over – URL Presents “The Strike 2.5”

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URLTV / SMACK have announced their next event on Saturday 13th October, titled “The Strike 2.5.” With unsubstantiated rumors circulating that URL made $2.5 million off the last PPV resulting in a self-declared strike from some battle rappers of sorts that never really lived up to the hype surrounding it, URL is back with a […]

Aye Verb Takes It to Murda Mook at RBE

Aye Verb Takes It to Murda Mook at RBE

The most anticipated return to battle took place on the weekend, with New York’s Murda Mook returning to his home crowd stage versus St. Louis’ Aye Verb. Mook, widely considered as the GOAT or certainly top tier by most, has battled the likes of Loaded Lux, Jae Mills, Party Arty (RIP), Serius Jones and Iron […]

King Of The Dot Reaches Ten Years in the Battle Rap Community

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Canada’s premiere battle rap platform, King Of The Dot Entertainment or simply KOTD, celebrates its 10th birthday this week since its first event on 8/8/2008 in Toronto when it was founded by host Organik and RyanPVP. Developing in a grassroots manner like most other major battle rap platforms, KOTD started out physically in the streets […]

Tsu Surf Tweets Updates of His Recovery from Shooting

The Rap Community Reacts To Tsu Surf Being Shot

Last week the battle rap community issued tons of well wishes and prayers to Tsu Surf who was shot five times. After the shooting, Surf’s manager kept fans updated on his condition, letting them know surgery was required but everything was looking positive. Tsu Surf has returned to Twitter and is providing updates on his […]

Rare Breed Entertainment Presents ‘Stacked Rare Breeds’

Rare Breed Entertainment Presents 'Stacked Rare Breeds'

Rare Breed Entertainment presents the stacked Rare Breeds card on Saturday 18th August from 1pm at Club Drom (85 Avenue, Manhattan NYC). The stacked bill includes the much-anticipated return to battle rap for Murda Mook. Full card is; Murda Mook vs. Aye Verb King Los vs. Head Ice (changed from Daylyt ) Advertisement Iron Solomon […]