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 round of battle rap updates comes with a few notable battle releases as well as the rest of the announcements for King of the Dot’s Blackout 5 event. Of course there is other news as well. Keep reading to see why Lush One flipped out on twitter a little while ago. Also, Dizaster has apparently been approached for a boxing match with Math Hoffa and a battle with Daylyt’s son.