Daylyt vs Madchild
KOTD’s mystery match-up event placed the always interesting Daylyt against the Swollen Members MC Madchild. Fans were happy to see Daylyt leave the antics behind for this one.
The Saurus vs J-Pro
Rich Dolarz couldn’t make it to the battle, so The Saurus stepped in on short notice to give the fans a great battle between two west coast MCs.
T-Rex vs Hollohan
T-Rex went up to Canada to make his KOTD debut against Canadian veteran Hollohan.
100 Bulletz vs Chilla Jones
Two of the best writers in the game finally battled at Blackout 5.
Marv Won vs Skelly
This somewhat questionable matchup was the battle that started off the Blackout 5 event for KOTD.
Chess vs DNA
Bronx clashes with Queens in this battle from URL’s “Rookies vs. Vets.”
The3 Saga vs Shotgun Suge
This East Coast battle was the first to be released from the “Rookies vs Vets” event.
Brizz Rawsteen vs Aye Verb
This “Rookies vs Vets” battle has battle fans pretty split on who won. What's your consensus?
Aye Verb vs K-Shine Announced for N.O.M.E. 5
Two battlers who have had some bad blood for a while are stepping in the ring to settle it on the URL stage.
KOTD Announces Full Massacre Card
KOTD and Nikiya Osborn are having an event in Massachusetts and they’ve posted the official lineup. This event even has Pat Stay stepping out of Canada to battle in the states.
An Atlanta-based entertainment company is suing 2 Chainz for allegedly braching a contract he had with them.
Battle rap is quickly growing as a culture. What was almost completely relegated to street corners and Youtube a few years ago has garnered national recognition, more tv programming, Pay-Per-View events, and other attention of the mainstream media. Hip Hop icons like Eminem and Snoop Dogg have put on events for the battle scene and at this rate things can only continue to expand. That being the case, we’re here to keep you updated on all things battle rap. Now is a great time to join the culture.
This time around, we’ve got quite a few battles from KOTD’s Blackout 5 and a few from URL’s Rookies vs. Vets as well. In case that’s not enough URL for you, we’ve got two announcements from next month’s N.O.M.E. 5 event in New York. KOTD also has an upcoming event for which announcements have been released.
Click through the galleries to see everything that went down in battle rap the past two weeks.