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, Snoop Dogg, and Drake 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.

Hello there, battle rap fans! We have big news this week! Battle rap legend Robert “PH” Diaz has officially received the street sign bearing his name in Brooklyn. It’s a momentous time for those closest to him. In addition to that announcement, we’ve got lots of battle releases as always. This edition features Head I.C.E., Arsonal, Math Hoffa, and Cortez to name a few.