Corona Extra and XXL’s The Ready Or Not Rap Battle, where the winning MC will receive a write up in XXL magazine and their track posted in the Bangers section of, continues with the first round of rap battles.

From June 6 to July 11, three rounds of battles will take place between 16 pre-selected MCs who are competing against each other in a single-elimination format, via telephone. The battles, which will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday,  will than be posted on for the public to vote on a winner.

It's knock out time as round three takes place between International Louie and A.B.S. On Monday (6/9) Bronx's own Norm Bates takes on J.B. The Flye$$t Man. The winner of the two battles will face off in the final round next Wednesday (7/11).

Head over to to vote on who rocked the mic best and help pick the winner. —XXL Staff