Verbal WarZone – Taking Battle Rap Back on Beat


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 […]

KOTD Announces Head I.C.E vs. Chilla Jones Title Match

KOTD Announces Head I.C.E vs. Chilla Jones Title Match

Canada’s King Of The Dot has announced that Boston’s Chilla Jones will challenge Harlem’s Head I.C.E for the KOTD Chain in Toronto at their DECADE event on December 9, celebrating ten years in the game since their humbling beginnings outdoors in late 2008. The title match is certainly a style clash and provides a tough […]

King Of The Dot Drops The New Cortez vs A. Ward Battle

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Widely discussed as the battle of the night from King Of The Dot’s Gully vs. Ganik 2 event held early last month in Toronto, the full battle between Brooklyn’s Cortez and Kansas City’s A.Ward dropped this week. The battle speaks for itself as to why it was so widely talked up over the last seven […]

Cortez vs Dunn D Drops On Real Talk Battles

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Brooklyn’s own Cortez of the infamous Murda Ave crew recently traveled to Melbourne to take on Australia’s current #1 battler Dunn D on the country’s leading battle rap platform – Real Talk Battles at Laundry Bar. The highly entertaining, close battle had many calling it a split 2 – 1 either way.  Fans won’t be disappointed as […]

The Nike Cortez ‘Oregon’ Is Available Now

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The Oregon fans get what they want with the Nike Cortez edition of the Oregon colorway for the 45th anniversary collection. Coming equipped in one of the brightest collegiate colorways with yellow and green and a fully constructed nylon upper with suede on the heel, toe and eyestay. One of the most eye-catching parts of […]

New York Emcee Cortez Bridges The Gap Between Battle Rap And Music


There’s always been a stereotype going around that battle rappers were good at only that, battling, but ask one of them to make a hot record and they couldn’t deliver quality music. Over the course of time we’ve seen that disproven. Granted, the list of battle emcees that can make a dope record may be […]

Nike Made Shoes for Latino Heritage Month


It’s Latino Heritage Month and Nike finessed’ with the Nike Cortez Nike will be releasing a pair of Nike Cortez that will celebrate Latino Heritage Month. The release will only be exclusive to the west coast and it’s retailers. Nike LA, confirmed the release on their twitter page earlier and looks like sneakerheads could possibly […]

Dos Centavos: Our Weekly Wrap Up Of The Hottest Latin Rap Tracks


Source Latino is dedicated to bringing the fans music from Latin artists across the country and the world, for that matter. In this new weekly series we’ll bring you the latest from artists on all levels. For this first installment, we’re going back slightly in the calendar to give you some hot tracks you might […]

Watch As Math Hoffa & Cortez take on Aye Verb & Yung Ill on URLTV

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After being banned by the Ultimate Rap League almost four years ago due to an altercation on stage, Math Hoffa was in battle rap exile so to speak. Now, Hoffa makes his highly anticipated return to URLTV, pairing up with fellow Brooklyn native Cortez, as the two men square off against Aye Verb and Yung […]

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


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 […]