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DNA Claims G.O.A.T. Status… Hard to Debate After #Volume5 Performance

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The card was fire. There were few (if any battles) without replay value and more debatables at the event than anyone would have expected. First of all, there were three clear wins: Swamp vs. Ace Amin, Tsu Surf vs. Reed Dollaz and DNA vs. Aye Verb. There also were three debatables: Geechi Gotti vs. O-Red, […]

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 […]

Cave Gang/ CakeLyfe Chess Will Take Tsu Surf’s Place At Summer Impact

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The rap world was spun on its head in disbelief last week when emerging artists and The Source Magazine‘s most recent Unsigned Hype inductee, Tsu Surf has arrested again on weapon related charges. More unbelievable is that the hit happened exactly a year to date from the day an attempted assassination on him life was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cassidy Confirms Official Return to Battle Rap in 2019 with URL

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Well, #BARSISBACK. At this point of his rap career, Cassidy is staunch on strictly feeding the mouths of lyricist lovers and he is taking a route rap fans to favor his presence, the battle rap arena. This past weekend, founder of the Ultimate Rap League, Smack White made an official announcement confirming the Philly rap […]

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 […]

SMACK Announces this Month is “SMACK Madness” on URL

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Smack White has recently announced that, in celebration of the upcoming URL “SMACK Volume 2” event going down on March 31st, The Ultimate Rap League will be releasing all unreleased battles that have been vaulted, tucked away and stored for a rainy day this month deemed “SMACK Madness”. Battles announced so far for the SMACK […]

Are Southern Battle Rappers Dominating SMACK/URL?

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At the top of the year, The Source received a great deal of push back from the battle rap world, when we released our Top 20 Battle Rappers of 2017. While many argued that the list did not include any women, that it was too URL-centric and that it had an unfair share of old school vets, […]

Is Ma$e Open to Battling On URLtv?

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Ayo Beasley… holla at Smack and set this jawn up! From Harlem USA to Anytown, East Jablip, the streets are talking about the beef between Ma$e and Cam’ron.   And while we NEVER want anything to trickle over into real rap rumble, we must admit hearing rap battles on “wax” gives us a bit of nostalgia. […]