This week: Esteban travels to Philadelphia to explore the city’s immense impact on hip-hop. He speaks with Marc Byers and Ab Liva about the origins of gangsta rap and the countless MCs who call Philly home. He also puts you on to iCan.
The Rap Report is a weekly take on the world of hip hop from Esteban Serrano, a producer on Fuse’s Hip Hop Shop. Check it out every Wednesday.
SMACK/ URL The leader of the MC Battle culture drops another battle from their recent “Any Given Sunday” event. This exciting match up is between Pittsburgh’s RealDeal and St. Louis Young B-Magic. These two MC’s leave all in the ring during this fast paced battle.
SMACK/ URL The leader of the MC Battle culture drops another battle from their recent “Any Given Sunday” event. This exciting match up is between NewYork’s Swave Sevah and Chicago’s Young Kannon. These two MC’s leave all in the ring during this fast paced battle.
Canibus VS Dizaster, went down on June 9th and will be known as the biggest rap battle of the modern era. This was a clash between two very respected and feared artists on a stage where a star’s presence and ability to rap with conviction will prove that these are the best of the best in an arena fit for only the most resilient and unique rappers. Canibus, known best for his gutsy shots at L.L. Cool J and other famous artists will attempt to dethrone the current battle rap juggernaut, Dizaster. There are few battlers that can show up in any venue and lock it down, gaining fans and haters at every event. You’re about to witness Hip Hop history, classic footage of 2 of the top spitters the world has to offer.
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Hosted By: Organik, Gully TK, Christian 818, Lush One, DJ Skee and Poison Pen
“I’ve come into this camp fight, strong, and I just can’t wait to fight now because I’m just raring to go…end of the day, his father was saying that and it’s a shame that Danny Garcia’s gonna have to pay for it in the ring, so his father’s not going to be the one taking the punches in the fight…the whole world knows what type of fight that this is gonna be. It’s going to be an explosive fight,” stated former jr. welterweight champion Amir Khan, who guaranteed that WBC jr. welterweight champion Danny Garcia will have to pay for comments made by his father during a press conference to promote the upcoming July 14th showdown.