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Math Hoffa Wants To Battle Beanie Sigel, Calls Out Murda Mook

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Math Hoffa is ready to reclaim his seat among the big dogs in battle rap. The veteran battle rapper is set to make his return to the URL Battle League, when he and partner Cortez will go up against Aye Verb and Yung Ill in a two-on-two match-up at URL’s Double Impact event hosted by […]

Drake’s “Back To Back” Is Hip Hop’s First Grammy-Nominated Diss Record

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Not even Drake would’ve thought that his battle on wax with Meek Mill this past summer could possibly yield him a Grammy Award, but that’s exactly what happened when the nominations were revealed earlier today. The Canadian rapper’s “Back To Back” track, the second dart aimed at MMG‘s Meek Mill in their ongoing lyrical feud […]

Battle Rapper Charron Gets Slapped In Rap Battle

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As all fans of battle rap know, the hostility that fuels battle rap style lyricism can sometimes turn physical. That is exactly what happened this past weekend at Don’t Flop’s “First Anniversary” event in Atlanta. Battle rappers Charron and K-Shine engaged in an altercation that left one of the two humiliated and temporarily scarred. In […]

Queen Of The Ring: Ladies First!

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Pick up the new issue of The Source Magazine with cover men DJ Mustard, YG and TY Dolla Sign to check out Babs Bunny’s take on female artists in hip hop. Creating a battle rap platform that has taken off by storm, Former Bad Boy artist Babs Bunny, Vague and Debo bring ladies with skills […]

Is Eminem Going To Battle Hollow Da Don At The Next ‘Total Slaughter’

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Could Bunny Rabbit be making an appearance at a battle sometime soon   This weekend the battle rap event put on by Eminem and Watch Loud, ‘Total Slaughter’ took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC. You were also able to purchase the event via On Demand PPV; many also tuned in via not so […]

The Source Exclusive Interview With Hollow Da Don

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At the end of this Sunday’s battle- the battle that people are calling “the biggest rap battle of all time,” people were chanting one word, “Hollow.”   Advertisement The majority of fans and spectators didn’t think Loaded Lux could be beat. “You never know what he’s going to say” was the party line.  Lux came […]

UW Battle League Makes History!

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Sunday night, UW Battle League made history by bringing some of the most notorious MC’s in Battle Rap for an all out war. ABU vs NICE, B-Magic vs Daylyt, O-red vs Hitman Holla, Calicoe vs Tsu Surf and the much anticipated headliners Loaded Lux vs Hollow Da Don. The venue was packed with battle rap fans […]

Is Eminem Developing A Battle Rap Reality Show?

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Eminem is no stranger to Battle rap, it was how he came up, how he exercised his burgeoning talent and developed the skills that would turn him into a mulit-platinum selling international star. He made a movie demonstrating the appreciation he had of that environment, bringing the underground battling clubs to the world on the silver […]

Is Bigg K vs Illmaculate 2013’s Best Battle?

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On Twitter, Facebook groups, RMBVA, OTBVA and pretty much anywhere on the internet where people discuss battle rap, today’s discussion topic is the clash between battle vet Illmaculate and street spitter Bigg K.  This is the second battle KOTDFC has released from Battle of the Bay 6, but as soon as the event was finished, […]

The Queen Bee’s of Battle Rap Face Off (Matchup Announcement)

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Young Gattas isn’t just the OG female in battle rap, she continues to prove she’s the best on the scene.  Gattas could sit back on her laurels and adopt legend status, taking only the occasional match, if any at all, but instead she continues to face off against whoever folks are calling “the new best […]

The War Report For The Week of 9/30/2013

So many great battles dropped this week that we could list far more than 5 great moments. Each week it seems like battle rap is eeking closer and closer to prosperity. Papoose said battle rap has the best spitters in the game. Drake gave props to Hollow Da Don in an interview with Ryan Seacrest […]

Canibus Brings His Pad To A PPV Battle

Last night following the game and the fight, you may have saw the name Canibus pop up on your timelines. No Twitter didn’t kill him… Advertisement Known for his rhyme structure battle rap format, Canibus headed into a PPV battle with Dizaster. The rapper proceeded to pull out his pen and pad during his round […]

Video: Arsonal vs. T-Rex [Full Battle]

  After seeing the Road Of The Warrior documentary leading up to the anticipated battle, Harlem’s T-Rex and Jersery’s Arsonal Da Rebel finally square off in a war of rhymes that should settle the score once and for all. The bout, presented by the UW Battle League, took place in Newark, NJ. Watch the battle […]

Video: Arsonal Vs. T-Rex – ‘Road Of The Warrior’

  New Jersey’s most acclaimed battle MC Arsonal and respected harlem spitta T-Rex are set to square off on March 17th to see who walks away with the bragging rights of their rivalry. In the meantime, check out this “day in the life” style documentary which trails both of the rappers as the prepare for […]