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Drake Says He Would Love To Enter The Battle Rap Scene
No matter what your opinion is on Drake, you can't deny that he is a student of the game and a fan of hip-hop culture and music on every level. Even though it's Grammy weekend, Drake was in his hometown of Toronto to attend a press conference for King Of The Dot Entertainment's "Blackout 5" battle rap event--which probably explains why he wasn't at the Roc Nation brunch ...
Royce Da 5’9″ Wants To Avoid Comparisons To Guru
Slight Work New projects with Eminem, DJ Premier and Slaughterhouse are making Royce Da 5'9" a busy man. Words Dan Rys Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the October/November 2014 issue of XXL Magazine. Some rappers are afraid to put their talents on the line on the highest level...
Royce Da 5’9″ On Shady Records And His PRhyme LP With DJ Premier
Royce Da 5'9" has aligned himself with some of the biggest names in hip-hop throughout his career, whether it be with his partners in crime in Slaughterhouse or as one half of the duo Bad Meets Evil alongside Eminem. But now he's about to take on a new accomplice in the hip-hop world with his new group PRhyme with DJ Premier...
Loaded Lux On Why Battle Rap Will Never Go Away
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Alchemy Networks Launches Rap Battle Network
Back in May of this year, Alchemy Networks, a digital network that produces urban lifestyle and celebrity entertainment with a focus on music, storytelling and urban stage plays, announced the launch of the Rap Battle Network. RBN will be one of YouTube's first paid channels, providing a destination for hip-hop fans with an affinity for rap battles to watch their favorite artists engage in a lyric