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Daylyt vs Uno Lavoz: Presented By 413 Battle League

February 16, 2015, 5:19 am

Peep an instant classic from 413 Battle League: Daylyt vs Uno Lavoz. Click below to watch the battle hosted by Lush One, and subscribe to 413 Battle League's channel by clicking here. Click here to see all of Daylyt's past battles, and click here to see all of Uno's past battles.

 

 

KOTD's Blackout 5 Live Coverage

February 6, 2015, 6:03 pm

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Blackout 5 | Day Two

Charron vs Pat Stay (Title Match)

 

- Pat is really talking to Charron -

 

If I didn't beat Arcane our chain would have faded from metal to plastic - Pat Stay

 

- Charron a 3rd was super personal and crazy -

 

- Charron said he has a form of autism and breaking down his medical history -

 

- Woah ... Charron is trying to expose pat for trying to mess with the match & hurting his sister -

 

U eve - a bitch that turned her back God (Hollohan) to talk to a snake - Charron

 

- Pat was singing Outkast so fresh so clean -

 

He racist - if u hear him say cocoon he ain't talking butterflies, he stuttered guys - Pat Stay

 

Pat is saying that Charron was on tour and didn't change his drawers "Organik only set this up to see u get washed” - Pat Stay

 

I got a lot in store, all my Canadian Targets bout to get shut down - Charron

 

- Charron flipping crazy.  Goddamn -

 

U a cordless phone, cause u won't receive reception if u step outside of your home - Charron

 

U ran from Marv in NY like Kevin McCallister - Charron

 

Watch me lift up his skirt like the opening credits of Sailor Moon - Pat Stay

 

- goddamn Pat is spitting that shit! -

 

My punches connect with the fans like Hitman's brother - Charron

 

Shriveled scrotum - Pats balls are so small Tom Brady wants to throw them - Charron

 

U know what rhymes with sucka free? Ducking me! - Charron

 

U from the dark side and can't even use his Hands Solo - Charron

 

Ur Bruce buffer u just talk before other ppl fight - Charron

 

Daylyt vs Madchild

 

They thought this child was crazy, but he trash like Brenda's baby - Daylyt

 

Get real wild cause if I steal child, it will leave the kid napping - Daylyt

 

You'll be injured when I air bud, ima hurt you dog - Daylyt

 

U bring 40 watts burning that was a waste of energy - Madchild

 

U always gotta bunch of gangsters around you in case it's Daylyt savings time - Daylyt

 

I was in the hyperbolic time chamber doing Goku reps / vampire biting u the one ima give the whole two necks - Daylyt

 

Watch me do my numbers in this round - that's Wheel of Fortune - Daylyt

 

- Daylyt is literally taking the approach that ppl have been begging him to do -

 

My writing is poseyedon - the fans screaming this what u gotta see (God of sea) - Daylyt

 

If ur a gangster how u make it across the border you young dumpling - for 6 years I was banned from your whole country - Madchild

 

I'm a bicentennial 5 star general that grew up with criminals - Madchild

 

Mainstream rappers just here for a check, but Madchild I'm just here for respect - Madchild

 

Head ICE vs Serius Jones

 

- Jones and Ice was pretty good. Some great rounds -

 

Use the axe on Ice & make him smell the blade so he can get the accent right" *in Jamaican accent - Serius Jones

 

I let u think u made a play on me b I'll knock him out in the end zone ... That's a KOTD - Serius Jones

 

This ain't Indiana, in the end he Anna ... Nichole Smith - Head ICE

 

U a walking fake chain - every jeweler make you" (slow it down) - Head ICE

 

U Reggie in two star Telly smelly - Serius Jones

 

SUCK MY DICK, straight like that / u ain't got to make no funny noises to get one straight like that - Head ICE

 

- Ice second round is murder -

 

U got the swag of everyone's uncle that just came home from prison - Serius Jones

 

Wolves don't worry about getting outshined - u only howl cause u jealous of the moon - Serius Jones

 

- Quotes won't do ICE justice. Delivery is crazy -

 

U a fruit loop ... Wit nutrition facts - Head ICE

 

yo almost died cause a guy felt your thigh (Guy feltherthigh) but it wasnt a guess game - Head ICE

 

Dumfounded vs Conceited

 

- Con vs Dumb was funny.  Cons best performance in a while -

 

These bullets like the 3 ninjas - shit get Rocky put the Colt to your Tum Tum - Conceited

 

your favorite battler is math, ur second is Tsu surf cause he puts his rhymes I'm subtitles - Conceited

 

the can it will (canada) cap it all (capitol) like ottawa - conceited

 

- Dumb said Con and his friends play "Gangsta The Gathering" -

 

*sings* "Ratta tat tat butterflies on your back, them Chinese letters on your tats really don't mean jack - Dumbfounded

 

I got grown man tats lil Tyga - that shit is Kid Ink - Dumfounded

 

Bring the Maggie to his yellow family like the Simpsons Show - Conceited

 

if theirs problems i’ll get the shit jumping like mr hanky - Conceited

 

Just like a fortune cookie u can get the message from a shell - Conceited

 

U have imaginary guns - some ppl have mandatory ones - Dumfounded

 

- Dumb might have got rnd 1 but Con got a lot of reaction -

 

He got 3 hot tubs at the crib ... All sinks - conceited

 

- Con making fun of the way the talk in Asian movies -

 

Don’t think the dot will save ya, cause they gave me the body I always wanted like a personal trainer - Conceited

 

How are u that small?  U look like a male Bratz doll - Dumbfounded

 

ironic the shortest muthafucka always trying to go over your head - Dumbfounded

 

Shout out king of the dot and ovo one time, fthey lew out jet li on a leer jet cause romeo must die - Dumbfounded

 

Rone vs Big T

 

your fingers are too fat so you fuckin type with a stick - Rone

 

he's the first fat guy I battled sooo ... this is Big for me - Rone

 

face looks like he’s drowning, you dont have a lazy eye just a lazy face around it- Rone

 

man shut the hell up, you out here like brad pitt in fight club beating ya self up - Big T

 

- Big T just helped Rone's 2nd round with that dance lol -

 

Yo im sexy and fat…  why you and pat keep texting me that? - Big T

 

I fell asleep in that last round ... where's Drake at I wanna ask him  .. Did he (Diddy) land a punch - Big T

 

You wouldn't draw on me if I was passed out in a Frat House - Rone

 

you fucked up on total slaughter you couldnt take the glares, thats not the first time you couldnt take the stairs (stares) - Rone

 

I'm from Philly but I run this show in Toronto, I'm Kyle Lowry - Rone

 

I said what about Pat, Shots,  ....I was like All Right .. T then ... I was sounding like Ace Ventura - Rone

 

I make em call ... and Tie Rone (tryone) up like Erykah Badu - Rone

 

cablacka, blaka, boom, pow Raka shaka - Big T

 

I get money in the garden, I don't EVEn think Adam eating in the apple - Big T

 

Soul vs Osa

 

but that propoganda's a long shot like American Sniper - Soul

 

Now I gotta bring Soul back to earth like reincarnation  - Soul

 

These bars are STD's .. something he'll catch later  - Osa

 

but you came back because you're popular and you suck now ...  Mistah Fab - Soul

 

Thesaurus & J-Pro

 

How did ya'll expect a gambling addict to save Dollaz - J-Pro

 

I don't feel this pussy, Charron when he drills Tarsi - J-Pro

 

- On 1 days notice ...  J-Pro & Thesaurus are putting on a show right now. Crowd is loving it-

 

you got 30 pages of rhymes in this mother fucker, thank god you finally remembered 1 - Thesaurus

 

how'd you birth 1000 battler rappers & still look pregnant - J-Pro

 

its been 6 years, you're barely enhancing/ you're still trying to top yourself, Marylyn Manson - J-Pro

 

I got the Queez Elibabeth going crazy, I'm the Macho Man - J-Pro

 

you always been a shaky ass performer, amber rose - J-Pro

 

howd you go from rich dollars to the ghost of chris wallace, I’m nice! - Thesaurus

 

Looking like a mexican ice-t - Thesaurus

 

You not battling rich dollars no more, but after this first round you gon wish you were - Thesaurus

 

I hopped a flight last min to take that fee, I board it (abort it)but it was Pro choice to take plan - Thesaurus
 

- Porich, Hollohan, Bender, and Shuffle T.. or is it Kid Twist, You Decide? -

 

Blackout 5 | Day One

HItman Holla vs Shotty Horroh
 
The bald white boy shoots and everyone in black suits like the Hitman game - Shotty Horroh
 

Let's just say this JFK ... Still questions about who this Hitman is - Shotty Horroh

 

- Hitman just said Shotty looks like Goldust from wrestling!!! -

 

You'll get sliced down the middle for not picking sides - HItman Holla

 

- Hitman might have won first two rounds, but shotty's last punch of the round made the second debatable -

 

The down truth is ur like Frank Lucas - we wouldn't know u exist if it wasnt for smack - Hitman Holla

 

I draw then wipe blood from the picture like a tattoo artist - Hitman Holla

 

Showott shit starter - Toronto ain't seen a better 1-2 punch since T-Mac and Vince Carter - Hitman Holla

 

The only Wildcats we know in the UK play basketball - Hitman Holla

 

This ya dawg?  I'll beat the shitzu out ya man and pistol whip the pistol out Ya hand - Hitman Holla

 

- 1st round is a toss up -

 

Picking up the bullets is ur way of admitting u only have one round - Shotty Horroh

 

I'll finish Hitman - Shawn Michaels - Shotty Horroh

 

Showoutt says "nah I'm the shooter" Hitman says "nah gimme my Shotty back - Hitman Holla

 

I'm the king they can't check us, how u think I flew across the border wit it - Hitman Holla

 
- Hitman spitting about fucking dudes up. Crowd going crazy after what just happened. The energy is mad crazy now! -
 

- The whole crowd fucked the dude up. He's gone!  It was a beat down -

 
- Some dude jumped up n middle of the battle.  Showott punched him & Shotty kick him in the face.  Nobody know what happened. Battle still on -
 

The deuce deuce give a kiss ... That's four play - Hitman Holla

 
Illmaculate vs DNA
 

Have ur bitch riding my dick like Mook begging Drake for a battle - Illmaculate (ppl in crowd yelling BODY)

 
- DNA kinda fell off and Illmac has the crowd -
 
Ur punches are horrid u have no personality just good for a fuckin performance - illmaculate
 

Danny Devito? I already know what DNA does like I'm cracking the genome" - Illmaculate (Rebuttal)

 

- Crowd getting mad at DNA. Mumbling they don't like it -

 
- DNA is breaking down why The Saurus vs Illmac shouldn't have went down -
 
How u expect to make it big when u taking another niggas Shyne Poe - DNA
 
This what u get when U mix DNA wit a beast like the Island of Dr. Monroe - illmaculate
 

Swing fast as a Ali Combo then slash him wit the Hanzo - illmaculate

 

I'm Galactus in comic novels, im leaving the planet swallowed - illmaculate

 

It's like foosball ... the long steel will make his body flip - DNA

 

U got the name ill from taking two "L's" back to back - DNA

 

- Illmac destroyed round one.  It's 1-0 -

 

Charlie's the king, but when u add a Queens' DNA u get daddy's little princess - illmaculate

 

Ilmac had a crazy DNA impression!!! "Now I lay me down to sleep sumthin sumthin my soul to sleep - illmaculate

 
 
What's that mean if I'm washed up but ur the guy getting washed now - illlmaculate
 
I came to make mac flip more than u vs Conceited - DNA
 
Illmac like Russell Wilson, he threw a bullet at the wrong time - DNA
 
 
Arsonal Vs Bishop Brigante
 
- Arsonal KILLED that first round, but the choke messed him up.  Bishop was consistent throughout -
 
Ima kill him for kicks like the next Jordan release - Bishop Briagnate
 

This purple dread will get smoked and dye here ... Wiz Khalifah - Arsonal

 

drake finally decided to leave other niggas bitches alone when Diddy knocked sense into his ass - Arsonal

 

I'll put a round on both sides of your V nigga ... That's OVO - Arsonal

 

Ironic the fakest nigga in the room claiming his art-official - Arsonal

 

This is Goldberg vs Goldberg, you know ... Bill vs Whoopi  - Bishop Brigante

Soon as this Guy Felt her thigh, his 15 mins of fame was up! - Bishop Brigante

- Arsonal freestyling the rest of his round -
 
- Arsonal just choked in his second -
 

- Bishop probably edged the first -

 

Overall I got straps with a few stripes like Dennis the Menace - Bishop Brigante

Punch through his back, grab Pat and snatch the King of the Dot chain - Bishop Brigante

 

U wanted Drake's time ... I just wanted his watch - Bishop Brigante

 

- Bishop's delivery is crazy!!! -

 
- Ars cooked the first round and messed up at the end -
 
U brought me to ur crib aims said u was a pimp nigga, but ur bathroom was in ur living rooms ur bed is in your den nigga - Arsonal
 

Timothy delaghetto and dumb I mean Parker at blackout 5

 
 

Knamelis post his surprise at Blackout 5

 
 
Corey Charron side of the face at blackout5
 
 
 
T Rex vs Hollohan
 
- Rex might have won. He was a little more personal. Straight battle -
 
I ain't goin be wresting wit this Hill Hogan ass nigga - T Rex
 
my niggas sold so much birds we walked pigeon-toed - T Rex
 
It'll open up his eyes when I give him a sign of life Ace of Bass - Hollohan
 
- Rex just said him & Mook can do the 2 vs 2 against Hollohan & Pat Stay
 
24/7 vs Eurgh
 
 
- Eurgh had crazy line about getting 8MM points on THPS for doing a Christ Air -
 
After WRC u sounded like an angry Nas fan just talking bout the lost tapes - 24/7
 
you wanna know what rhymes with fake host and a battle groupie?.. I don't know .. face open Dizaster's loogie - 24/7
 
See your rep is different from mine, I'm known for what comes out my mouth, not what someone else is spitting inside - 24/7 
 
He brought up head lice and that british swag is just like head lice because  ... black people don't get it - 24/7
 
how can I be racist .. I hung out with Ness Lee like 3 times - 24/7
 
Eurgh
 
 
24/7
 
 

100 Bulletz vs Chilla Jones

 

this gun's so big that if I load a clip and squeeze it, it'll pick Bulletz up off the ground .. like a Hitman remix - Chilla Jones

 

what I craft in a session ... Big T, on a leather couch ... it'll leave a lasting impression - 100 Bulletz

 

its going to be such a Notorious death ...  Puffy & Mase'll come to the wake - 100 Bulletz

 

I'm rocking bulletz across the chest like Rambo - Chilla Jones

 

but words is weapons, and these bars  .. off the chain like nunchucks - Chilla Jones

 

call me Carlton Banks ... that's cool ... you goin see me snap with the Tom .. Jones - 100 Bulletz

 

This gun's so big that if I load a clip and squeeze it, it'll pick Bulletz up off the ground .. like a Hitman remix - Chilla Jones

 

2 arms squeezing on your chest .. ain't a titi twister - 100 Bulletz

 

The Gun never Jams Like Steve Nash - 100 Bulletz

 

Now I'm in the trenches, taking bulletz to school like Columbine - Chilla Jones

 

what I craft in a session ... Big T, on a leather couch ... it'll leave a lasting impression - 100 Bulletz

 

its going to be such a Notorious death ...  Puffy & Mase'll come to the wake - 100 Bulletz

 

 

Skelly Vs Marv Won

 

I'm looking like Rone at the press conference - anybody can get it - Marv Won

 

They say one monkey can't stop a show, but I guarantee one Llama can - Marv Won

 

I keep a little shooter with me - call that my Dej Loaf - Marv Won

 

Hit him wit a combo quicker than John Jones when he's on coke - Skelly

 

You left your little brother like 9th wonder - Skelly

 

The OVO owl ain't the only bird on the card - Skelly

 

I got a gun so small ... I snuck it inside the venue - Skelly

 

Seeing this pistol is like Dating Fresco ... You going out wit a bang - Marv Won

 
Don't let me catch u eyeballing funny nigga - that's Colombo - Go to ur block and post up that's mutombo - Marv Won
 

They goin have to take him out the building like the 13th floor - Skelly

 

You are 2 feet away from the pain, that's a dropkick - Marv Won

 

You should have brought a stage coach.this fight is so one sided its gonna look, staged, coached - Marv Won

 

I'll hit em with a combo quicker than Jon Jones when he's on coke - Skelly

 

Skelly is going in on Marv for not swinging on Pat during their battle

 

I'm getting my 2nd wind, Skelly this is your 39th battle and you're still looking for your 2nd win - Marv Won

 

I bet you got a gun so big, you couldn't fit it inside your rental, well I got a gun so small I got it inside the venue - Skelly

 

Seeing this pistol here  .. is like dating Fresco  ... nigga you'll go out with a bang - Marv Won

Hey Pat  .. my momma said she needs that fade bro - Marv Won

 

Press Conference

Drake at the press conference

Hitman holla vs Shotty Horror

Dumbfounded

T Rex 

The Best Rap Battles of 2014

February 3, 2015, 1:06 am

 

I’ve written for a couple mainstream outlets about battle rap and it’s safe to say that it’s tough to communicate to people why battling is popping right now. Usually they’re still thinking 8 Mile, or at best their thinking Grind Time, but like any artistic movement in a renaissance, battling is changing and evolving with each passing year. That’s not to say that it gets bettereach year. Check out my Top 10 list from last year, if you compare this year’s top 3 to last year’s, it’s give or take. But now, having had a month to think it over, 2014 is looking pretty clear in retrospect. Many of the events that were supposed to be the best weren’t. Many of this year’s best battles came from the smaller leagues.  On the other hand, there were far too many battles this year that just happened for the sake of happening.  The biggest thing missing in battle rap right now is logic, narrative. Yes, Charron should battle Pat Stay because they match up in terms of skill and there’s history, and sure, Carter Deems should battle Head Ice, because it’s fuckin’ wild to even consider. Charlie Clips vs Hollow is the kind of battle you can advertise 6 months before it happens, because it makes logical sense.  But a lot of battles happened this year seemingly just because they hadn’t already.  Nonetheless it was a great year, thanks to some of the accepted top tier like Clips, Daylyt, and now Bigg K, and also thanks to some up and comers.  Here’s the best battles of 2014, and some superlatives.

This is the first of two editor's lsits. Stay tuned for D-Rects. Hit me on twitter @jonreiss if you want to transfer some hate into my checking account

10. Issac Knox vs Carter Deems

Bigg K may have had a metoric rise this year, but does he have 2 microwaves? Last year, I put Shuffle T and Marlo on my best of the year list for the same reason I’m putting this battle on this year’s list, it brings something wholly new to the game. Carter Deems' character has proven to be more dimensional that anyone would have expected and this match provides the best example of that character so far. Meanwhile, Knox put up a strong fight, by not really fighting but rather by being himself as well.

 

9. Jaz The Rapper vs 40 Barrs

I was hesitant to put such a clear body on the list, but damn, this was just too good of a performance from Jaz not to make the top ten. By that criteria however, Clips’s performance vs Rex should also be strongly considered.

 

8. Charron vs. Shotgun Suge

In this battle Suge showed up and performed with that aggression that is nearly un-matched in battling right now. Charron on the other hand showed that he is one of the only battlers that can go to any league, in any place, and get the entire crowd on his side. Style clashes really are fun to watch, as was proved by last year’s best of battle of the year, Illmaculate vs Bigg K. This battle will go down as one of the great style clashes in battle rap.

 

7. Hitman Holla vs Tsu Surf

An excellent example of why URL is still the league that attracts the most eyes and the most respect.  Holla remains the best pure performer in battle rap. Surf is eclectic in his delivery and unique stlyistically. This was a battle that deserved to be a Summer Madness Battle.

 

6. Pat Stay vs Dizaster

Pat Stay when he’s focused has that intangible thing that makes a great battle rapper. It can’t be taught or learned. He’s also entirely unique, unflappable, and good at controlling a crowd. I believe this is his best performance thus far.  Dizaster performed extremely well also, but it was clear that Pat won this one pretty much from minute one.

 

5. QP vs. QP

The Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown of battle rap before they had a chance to go all Thelma and Louise with one another.  Both of them showed why people find them so frustrating- both have so much talent that goes untapped most of the time, and yet both wield skills that are more or less diametrically oppsed. As such this was a style clash for the ages.  

 

5. Brixx Belvedere vs Danny Myers

I have to think that anyone who just doesn’t really like Myers, still has to admit how talented he is.  He has had one of the best trajectories in battle rap, from $200 and a backpack, to a lima bean in a time machine, to Aye Verb giving him props as the best of the new breed.  Brixx Belvedere’s most famous battle is a clear loss. It’s pretty strange, but that he’s been incredible in nearly every battle since then. He’s one of the few battlers save for Hollow, Dose, Rone and few others that really incorporates flow and musicality in their rounds in a way that wins battles. This was easily among the year’s best.

 

 

3. TIE: Bigg K vs Danny Myers/ Bigg K vs Bigg Kannon

   Bigg K Vs. Danny Myers

It’s really hard to choose which Bigg K battle was this year’s best. I watched Bigg K vs. Myers, Conceited, Magic, Thesaraus and Kannon twice over to pick which was best and ultimately couldn’t decide between these two. As far a battle that doesn’t dip or get boring at any point, this is the perfect example. 

Bigg K vs Big Kannon

RBE leaped out in front of the pack this year as far as the tersiary leagues. Between the Lift His Soul Event and Blood Sweat and Tiers events, they proved that they are as capable of holding professionally run events with solid matchups as even the big three leagues.  ARP acts and carries himself professionally and doesn’t bite off more than he can chew. He also throws battles that others wouldn’t and he seems to book battles more from a place of passion and less based on demographics or politics- often the result is battles like Bigg K vs Bigg Kannon. This battle is one that really holds up the metaphor of battles as actual battles. It felt like two people slugging eachother on stage, just trying to hold on and deliver that knockout punch. This is what happens when rappers try and it makes for a much better battle than when they don’t and say afterwards it didn’t count.

 

 

2. Charlie Clips vs Daylyt

I realize that Chilla vs Daylyt would probably occupies most people’s top 5 for this year but in my mind, this battle, along with Daylyt’s battle vs Aye Verb were far better, both for Daylyt and his opponents. In fact, I’d call this Day’s best battle. His first round was so good, and so unique that people will be copying it for years to come. Charlie Clips of course proved why he simply has to be considered when deciding who is the Jordan of battle rap.

 

1. Hollow Da Don vs Loaded Lux

The battle was hyped to be legendary and it delivered. History was being made and the feeling was palpable. Both rappers then went on to take battles that denigrated the value of how good this battle was.  Both rappers have rounds you can listen to over and over again. Both rappers delivered bars that sounded fresh. You could feel the ground breaking. Without a doubt this was 2014’s best battle.

Honorable Mention        

JC vs. Danja Zone, C3 vs Tory Doe, Soul VS Sketch Menace, Marlo and Shuffle T vs Dialect and Zen, JC vs Syah Boy, Ms Hustle vs Young Gattas, DNA vs Rone ,Ty Law vs Prez Mafia, Math Hoffa vs Dizaster, Daylyt vs. Aye Verb

 

Superlatives:

 

Best Year: Bigg K

After having last year’s best battle, Bigg K used that momentum to establish himself amongst the best in the game. Considering he’s still a somewhat new face, it’s a really impressive feat.  Why is Bigg K great? Creativity and conviction. He’s also one of the few battlers that regularly rebuttals. He takes himself really seriously and thus the conviction but he still manages not to let that conviction hinder his ability to emote and perform. 

Runners Up: Charlie Clips, Danny Myers

Best Event: Vendetta 2

Suprisingly none of the V2R battles were on this list, but at the same time none of them were bad and a few of them were great. That plus a relaxed venue, Lush and Aspect keeping things moving, a strong vibe as well as not too many battles made for a great event.

Runners Up: BO4, High Stakes, SM4

BO4 had a great vibe but the no shows hurt it. High Stakes had great batltes but the production (aside from actual video and audio quality) was off putting. Summer Madness was a really strong event, save for some audio and venue issues.

Best PG Battler: T-Top

Only a few wise fans saw T-Tops reign of the PG’s coming. He came through and utterly destroyed the UFF. It would be hard to imagine him not battling top tier opponents by the end of 2015.

Runners Up: Brizz Rawstein, Xcel, Prez Mafia

For UFF, the smart money was on Brizz, but surprisingly he fell flat during the last match. Otherwise, he’s likely to come out as one of the greats from this particular PG class.  Prez is precedes that class but he’s one of the most memorable cats to come out of the PG’s in a long while. In fact, for all the hate Norbes gets, you have to hand it to him that he continues to find such a high caliber of talent.

Most Up and Down: Dizaster

I don’t care what people say, I’m a big Dizaster fan and there’s pretty much nothing he could do to change that. That said, him losing so clearly to Cassidy was a harder blow than tI could have imagined.

Runner Up: Qleen Paper

After no-showing for three battles, all of which probably would have been great battles, it’s almost easy to forget that he had to of his best performances this year.

Most Underrated: Brixx Belvedere

Didn’t have to think twice about this one. Brixx is innovative and intentional. If I had to pick a ghost writer, it would be him.

  Runners Up: Lotta Zay, M.Ciddy

   What happened with Lotta Zay? He was one of the best up and comers in URL then he suddenly disappeared from the big stage? He’s been great on      KOTD, but deserves better battles. He’s a great mix of aggression and complexity.

   I  don’t understand why, but it’s easy to forget M.Ciddy, and yet every time I watch him battle, I think, “He’s the most underrated battler out there.” Without    a doubt he’s among the most underrated and his recent battle with DNA proves it.

  Best Mainstream Crossover Battle: None

   They were all pretty terrible.

 

 

Watch The New Illmaculate & OnlyOne Music Video For "Anonymous"

January 28, 2015, 5:47 pm

Illmaculate is always raising the bar with his music videos, and this week’s latest release with OnlyOne is no exception. Click below to watch the cinematic video for “Anonymous”, and subscribe to his channel by clicking here.

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Rap Grid Network Welcomes No Coast Raps & DFW Battle League

December 11, 2014, 12:43 am

We just welcomed two new partners into the Rap Grid Network: No Coast Raps and DFW Battle League. No Coast is out of Columbia, MO and DFW is located in the Dallas Fort-Worth area of Texas.

Check out some of their newest (and older classic battles below), and subscribe to their YouTube channels at No Coast Raps and DFW Battle Leagues. If you're a league interested in joining our network, hit us up at [email protected].

NO COAST RAPS

Real Deal vs XQZ

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Dizaster vs Cassidy: Ether Live Coverage

December 5, 2014, 7:43 pm

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Cassidy vs Dizaster

Daylyt vs Serius Jones
Conceited vs Bigg K
The Saurus vs Arsonal
Illmaculate vs Real Deal
Big T vs Aktive
Heartless vs Danny Myers
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Dizaster vs Cassidy

The crowd is chanting refund!

The battle is over. The whole event is done 

For the last 10 mins some weird shit has been going down.  Ppl are leaving. It might have gotten shut down

Crowd is heckling the staff. Diz need his mic turned up

U like Kim Karsashian not cause ur butts fake / yall fake bitches who got famous off one tape - Dizaster

Cassidy is still spittin but he lost the crowd.  His first round is done

Cassidy getting booed

U look like u wearing a drake mask / u more of a bitch thanNicki Minaj wit us fake ass" - Cassidy

When I blow ur insides out u goin get bodied cause ur body ain't reversible - Cassidy

Cassidy stumbled crowd went crazy. He said "sike I lied" and flipped it

Cassidy is getting mad reaction.  He's doing good

Holdin up a 9 in he air like a man that lost his fuckin thumb - Cassidy

A shell a make ya heart go Acapella, No beat - Cassidy

Ppl are finally moving. Some lady that works here went ham

If ppl don't get off of the stage they are going to shut the event down.  No one is moving Lush is going crazy

"Crowd is chanting 'get off stage' and nobody is moving'"

Cassidy spit like 8 bars and the cops are here  and they had to stop the battle before they shut it down

Daylyt vs Serius Jones

street and a nerd, gay and u straight / u wear a mask over the mask that u tatted on ur face - Serius Jones

My bars is so hard niggas in the yard do pull-ups on 'em - Serius Jones

Ok this whole first round is fire.  They both spitting. Serius doing better than he did vs clips so far

U quill cause ur bars ... Dey light as a feather - Serius Jones

Daylyt brought all bars! No games! He's killing it!

 

Derrick Rose I'm hurting these niggas (hurtin knees) - Daylyt

 

 

Bigg K vs Conceited

 

The crowd is booing Conceited now, but he swaggy so he making them laugh

u have gay butt sex wit King Bach - he give u the wood rockin leather like a sling shot - Bigg K

I talk u listen - we don't conversate / don't wanna get beat? concentrate - Bigg K 

Bigg K winning 2-0 right now

Conceited is spittin that shit but Bigg K got the crowd

The Steel a make Big bend like Roethlesberger - Conceited

Bigg K is incredible - at this point he might be top 5

Bigg K got the first round but Conceited had some good slow it downs

I'll show u how to put in work (pudding work) like Bill Cosby - Conceited

Bigg K's first round was fire!

Thesaurus vs Arsonal

Arsonal won 3-0 maybe 2-1. The crowd is booing Laura Tarsi's for not knowing much about battle rap 

U soft bro / u the typa cracks that would stop at a red light on Grand Theft Auto - Arsonal

Ain't ever lost a battle some say Hitman did the shit / well how much a rematch wit Holla cost so I can't put him on Schindlers list - Arsonal

U lil bitch daughter goin keep lookin like the angry birds pig till u stop banging crip and start raising ur kid - Thesaurus

U a fake crip us favorite food is imitation crab - Thesaurus

That was a cold case ... The clan u chose u rock wit wit don't even got a ghost face - Arsonal

On paper, this is a candidate for Arsonal's best round ever

Ur cracker ass should know what it feel like to be a black man / ghost from our past still chasing us like an old game of Pacman - Arsonal

Arsonal is taking a educated racist angle in this round. He is absolutely body bagging the battle

U took this battle for a paycheck to feed your ninja turtle looking kid (Saurus just had the crazy flip) - Thesaurus

I'm beating him for Tryna breathe next to the time king like Lance Stephenson - Thesaurus

Thesaurus fighting back! 

Arsonal was killing it and talking to Mistah Fab -  he got fucked ip and had to end the round 

You think your shit is raw, authetic? If you need help spelling bars, you might be autistic - Thesaurus

Arsonal & The Saurus are cooking!

You remind me of reggie miller, you used to be a shooter, now you just talk the game - Arsonal

You look like the cracker that brought the ebola out of Africa - Arsonal

I got a gun so big it make Marv won and Big T look Anorexic - Arsonal

Start running rebel if I catch U N LV - Thesaurus

Big T vs Aktive

Brick on top of Brick on top of Brick, I was a lego child - Big T 

We don’t need a fucking tee we playing minature golf - Aktive

You depend on daylyt to move around, you like solar power - Big T

They said it’d be a good year, never thought I’d get the whole entire blimp - Aktive

Grab the knife you’ll get stuck up, ya conceited bitch - Aktive  

I let this gat talk to em, thats a heated conversation - Big T

Arms around everybody, thats a group hug - Big T

Rum Nitty vs Billy Boondocks

Put these autos on ya, then auto zone ya they’ll be picking up ya parts - Rum Nitty

I call my 50, Tyson it spit retarded - Rum Nitty

I’ll dump a nickel in ya back, thats a piggy bank - Rum Nitty

Real Deal vs Illmaculate

Some dude the the crowd was messing up the Illmac battle. Tried to fight lush. Everyone was on point tho

U earned ur stripes but I'm a circus tiger biting through a burning tire - Illmaculate

Illmac is in rare form!

I’ll show up in st johns and put blood in your mouth like a game song - Real Deal

Illmac got round 1

Who's dick do I have to have Daylyt suck if I don't get the respect I deserve - Illmaculate

How I go from two opponents who didn’t try to one who tries to hard - illmaculate

Thats why You always call yourself the chef, you always cater to the crows - illmaculate

Real Deal is doing good but no haymakers.  Illmac is in the zone it's on him

Real Deal said Portland is so white that they were protesting against Mike Brown - Real Deal

Heartless vs Danny Myers

Debatable battle

U not a street nigga for real he best friends wit Magic Johnson's son - Danny Myers

Last round on Danny - strong battle so far

The metal draws on this pussy like a chastity belt - Heartless

Only thing me and my dad got in common is when the camera on we both know what to do wit Clips - Heartless

TV screen view

Find his bitch ... Then put a fee on her (Fiona) like Shrek wife  I got sumthing for her ass like wet wipes - Heartless

Microphones just went out during heartless second round

5th day of xmas get the five golden ring ... No I'll get the 5 ... Go then ring - Heartless

His pistol don't got a body like Zordon / I had dummies on 'em now I'm bout to put moron - Heartless

Extension coming from my neighbors house like my lights is off - Danny Myers

Danny Myers spittin!

You right, I don't pull out and buss why u think I'm talking to a SON - Danny Myers

Punch wit the right or bring the cold left over like Tupperware - Heartless

He like shampoo u think dandruff (dans rough) but when he got in the cell son blue - Heartless

u got 8 kids so I know u ain't pullin' out to buss - Heartless

Setting up the venue for #Ether

 

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Big Kannon vs Ill Will

Fat nasty nigga. U look like u wash ur hands then piss. U look like u take a shower than shit - Ill Will

Powers. Kannon u so far that u need to take diet showers - Ill Will

I'm hungrier that an abandoned war baby in Haiti. Come to me w that work light the top of cannon and see if it work - Ill Will

I got s funeral home that'll stuff white in them corpses. That's bodies of work - Ill Will

Why would u ignite the beef. U gonna be the first niga day quil put right to sleep - Ill Will

Put a banana in between u and Gracie. That's Guerilla Warfare - Ill Will

9 open dawan face Lebron in the sprite commercial - Ill Will

U beatn me u gotta be smokin. Stay off the grass this is Stanley talkin - Ill Will

I do have a couple to take u out. In the 3rd will - Big Kannon

Putting rock in front of u that was great man cuz the first Wheel was invented by a cave man - Big Kannon

I've been sonnin other niggas kids for years I got that X factor - Big Kannon

I used to sell weed That soft was romancin. That fine white bitch that's Scarlett Johanssen - Ill Will

Where did she give red head Charlie? Baltimore - Big Kannon

Tell him don't stress he gon get the work out with one machine if they bothflex - Big Kannon

Ored vs Ooops

(The two stacks goes to Ored on a 2-1 decision)

Say hello to MYA Angelou nigga.wasn't being disrespectful. I just meant mya. She wit Ill and Huggins. Say hello to mya and ur Lou nighS - Ored

Write shit. U know you'll never get to the URL. Ur computer got a virus - Ored

(God damn Ooops was in god mode 3rd round. Red took the 2nd. It's a tuff one)

What u gon Jaz The Rapper killed 40? That ain't no savior for talkin that shit I'll let 40 return the favor - Ooops

Don't get it screwed in furgeson I marched with white ppl then Got beat up by black cops how am I not supposed to be confused - Ored

battle could been close till u bet that change on it now this battle gon be 3-0 PS. now this body got ur name on it 3 0's PS ooops - Ored

I got a left that will knock a nigga 20 steps back u get beat boxed and rapped like a dougie fresh track - Ored

I'm hawk flairer. A head shot will send those + 1's to paulbearers - Ored

I don't give a fuck what ur family do for the wrong words gets red x'ed that's family - Oops

You'll get xe'd over the green Jamaican flag - Ored

He dead I woulda fucked up the old red - Oops

Yall say he top tier but I don't see red about c-redibility - Oops

Jimz vs Rich Dollaz

(Rich started off slow but had a good third)

U screamin fuck the police. Stop that cuz a gun in ur face will have u wonderin where the cops at? - Rich Dollaz 

I won't even see me fixin his grill that's invisiline - Rich Dollaz

Why u think they say my aim fantastic four cuz when it's beef I'll stretch u with the thing- Rich Dollaz

His mom will now I'm putting him in a land fill after I waste him that's how u take out the trash - Rich Dollaz

(Damn Jimz and Rich almost at each other throats)

With a hollow in Queens it ain't the don. This pump elevate with a clip it ain't solange - Jimz

This loser is a battle rap cancer. Rbe said they needed a shooter I said I am the answer - Jimz

When I see him in a fire on him. He like Pinocchio he was made to have wires on him  - Rich Dollaz

Swave Sevah vs Showoff

Grave quick. Word play? My words ain't meant to be played with - Swave Sevah

Dramatize You sing and this will sing. Yall can harmonize - Swave Sevah

Lama pop. My niggas only pray when they facin time or the condom pop - Showoff

Top flying like a Skelly nigga He ain't eating.snake nigga Lyin on his belly nigga - Showoff

Show off ain't so tuf this choppa will light him up turn his body to shonuff - Swave Sevah

bars out of this world. Meteorite. Wanna fight Introduce me to ur right What's the result? My face all on the media right - Showoff

Rage this ain't daylyt any antics there gon be some shit on stage - Showoff

Design plan. I gotta tell ppl u a real nigga but it's the ppl that tell me I am - Swave Sevah

Goodz vs Ahdi Boom

Think Paul George you won't be the initial PG nigga to get his legs broke for stepping wrong - Goodz

Will flip. If I can't take u on taking the kids out like a field trip - Goodz

I do what I do nigga. I was me before battle rap. How about you nigga - Goodz

Getting money I'm nice tho ur green too small to talk this ain't geico - Goodz

Ah di. I'm official. But with that body u official. Are u ah di clips or Charlie boom. How u steal a nigga body shape - Goodz

Hip hop is in my blood scrap the name boom will rang bells forever. Watch the comeback - Ahdi Boom

I just see a bitch in a man. There's a half a gal in goodz - Ahdi Boom

Difference in that. I pull broads I pull triggers. There's a difference in macs - Ahdi Boom

Lyrically I'm better than any tier or veteran this is the cleanest I have ever been - Ahdi Boom

Long clip in it. Everybody wonder what's in his cup till I hawk spit in it - Ahdi Boom

 

Rosenberg Raw vs Jai

U a habitual liar. And u don't do it too we'll. u ain't call u text and said u was in a cell how u in jail and using a cell - Jai

U fake flagging when u say u crippin I'm known for stealing crabs I'm Janus Winston - Rosenberg Raw

Tupac the only rose that grew from the concrete - Jai

U let that dude tap ya ankles on some gritty shit. U replied "don't do that" Nigga he already did the shit - Rosenberg Raw

My whole squad is shooters. I'll fuck every nigga u came with u Riley Cooper - Rosenberg Raw

U lose berg. The city of NY don't want u. I bloomberg - Jai

Ur not a man of ur words 50 vs. Ross I can't believe the shit rose say - Jai 

(Wow. Jai just went in a tear of some intricate shit)

U should put ur bars to sleep since they ain't into resting  - Jai 

I know something u do well. U suck dick to get camera time. U Nunu_Nellz - Rosenberg Raw

U mad as hell nigga broke still playin Madden 12  - Rosenberg Raw

Club to his chin give u the slide jaw make you snort an ounce dry wall - Rosenberg Raw

Sin City vs Cash Capone 

I know I'm not too tier. But I'll take a mid tier nigga instead of the only nigga that's in "not tier" - Cash Capone

(Sin city got bars)

Stupid bitch. U need to learn to quit because my tool legit - Sin City

My partner cocky. Bear arms and drop bombs like Nagasaki. When I flash cannons it a look like paparazzi - Cash Capone

You say shit that doesn't make sense. Like "the letter 2". Ur girl wanna suck this dick and I'm a let er too" - Sin City

U ass Capone. Well u gon die behind bars like the last Capone - Sin city

Krazy George vs KWAlker

Can get right. Just cuz u a dick don't mean u can go hard whenever u want. Some need enzyte  - Krazy George

(Damn Kwalker_music is spittin that shit)

Doodoo smell. U show up to every battle and don't do shit like Nunu_Nellz  - KWAlker

We don't got it the same. What I got in this heavy bag will gve a nigga 15 minutes of fame - KWAlker

My white boy play with semi autos that's Mack miller. This is 50 Jack thriller - KWAlker

Say it to my face don't dial us or text-us  - Krazy George

They insure u you'll be in good hands but fuck what they all state - Krazy George

Rap Grid Radio: Episode 9 - Don't Flop USA

October 28, 2014, 6:47 pm

Lyrical Ladies: The 2014 Guide to Female Battle Rap

October 26, 2014, 8:39 pm

Image by Rehab Regime

 

THE 2014 GUIDE TO

FEMALE BATTLE RAP

By: Jon Rines & Drect

 

INTRO

 

Two years ago, Drect wrote a blog on his personal blogspot page entitled “Lyrical Ladies: The 2012 Guide to Female Battle Rap.”  (Before you jump into this life-altering written masterpiece, you’ll definitely want to read that one first.) The blog had around 15,000 views in a week and he realized he was onto something. Fast forward two years and the landscape of female battle rap has completely changed: the fan base is HUGE, events are packed, the emcees have been featured on tv shows and new woman have emerged as the face of the sport.  Everyone from Snoop Dogg to Jill Scott and Remy Ma has admitted to indulging in the female rap battle

 

A lot of hip hop fans seem to have an obsession with female rappers.  There is something about a woman spitting punchlines that makes the lyrical heart go round.  If you don't agree, then you were born without a soul.

 

In the spirit of good ‘ol controversy, the staff here at Rap Grid has decided to shake up the world of female battle rap once more and rank these ladies for 2014.

 

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THE CRITERIA

 

Activity - Quantity over quality or the other way around?

Resume - Do the opponents look good on paper?  No ducking allowed.

Crossover Appeal - Different crowds and leagues feel differently.

Delivery - Its not what you say, its how you say it.

Bars - Do the rhymes look good on paper?  Originality is a plus .

Performance - The art of commanding an audience and controlling a room.

 

TOP 10

 

 

1. Ms. Hustle

 

 

The longest and most challenging decision to make at the offices of Rap Grid was between the number one and number two spot on our list, which changed several times. Both number one and number two can make a compelling argument as to how each won their battle against each other at Summer Madness 3 last year. With this being such a close call, we looked at other factors.  Ms. Hustle shocked the battle rap world when she choked in the first round against Jaz (one “z”) the Rapper, but the footage dropped and ... what choke? Ms. Hustle went from a Queen of the Ring frequenter to a Cam’ron cosign (along with other hip-hop stars,) BET appearances and the only female battle rapper on two huge URL cards in 2014.  At NOME IV she performed her ass off against Gattas in one of the best female battles of the year - Hustle was in rare form. Unlike number two on our list, Hustle’s opponent was at the top of her game during their battle. This makes the match all the more significant, as it leaves no questions or doubts - Ms. Hustle is at the top of the mountain. Add in the classic performance vs Ms.Fit and it becomes a little harder to argue.  Hustle is comparable to Mook - no matter how you personally feel about her, she has that top spot until somebody really takes it from her.

 

2. Jaz The Rapper

Jaz's defining moment was against QB at URL's "Revelations" Event.  She put on a crazy performance and kept her composure, while being on the receiving end of a supercharged first round and eventually pulling out a convincing win.  This put her on everybody's map and had industry cosigns pouring in.  When Jaz vs Hustle was announced for Summer Madness 3 last year, a lot of fans felt as though the winner would be crowned the #1 female battle rapper.  After a slightly underwhelming battle, there wasn't enough evidence of a convincing win for us to change the rankings.  This past summer, fans were seemingly robbed of a classic as Jaz completely destroyed a very unprepared 40 B.A.R.R.S at Queen of the Ring's "No Holds Barred" event.  With a better performance from 40 or a clear win against Ms. Hustle, Jaz might just have our top spot.

 

3. Gattas

For years, Gattas has been heralded as the best female battle rapper in the world by many leagues abroad.  When Queen of the Ring started to pick up its pace and the new generation of females started making noise, fans began to question Gattas' resume and challenged her to battle other top names in the sport.  Shortly after, Gattas and Bonnie Godiva were recruited by Drake and Organik for King of the Dot's World Domination 4 event in Canada, where they both put on a show.  Bonnie Godiva's stock shot up and fans were reminded of Gattas' place amongst the top females.  Two weeks later, Gattas debuted on QOTR for another classic battle against Chayna Ashley that had fans arguing for months.  The icing on the cake was a monstrous performance against Ms. Hustle at NOME4, which proved to be battle of the night and one of the top female battles of all time. The only blemish on Gattas' record was her battle against E-Hart, in which she had a sloppy performance and forgot her rhymes in the 3rd round.  Without that blemish, the argument for the #1 spot on our list would have been that much more difficult, but hey, 3 classics out of 4 battles in a year isn't too shabby.

 

4. 40 B.A.R.R.S

With undoubtedly the widest vocabulary on this list, 40 seemed to earn the title of QUEEN OF THE RING after her crazy performance streak against Tori Doe, Phara Funeral, Bonnie Godiva and Daylyt.  Her momentum halted as she seemingly had a fall from grace when she took the humbling 3-0 loss from Jaz.  An asterisk will forever be placed by Jaz’s victory due to the fact that 40 did not come prepared and fans weren’t able to see what could have went down as one of the best battles in history.  As of late, 40 has had a slew of great battles against many male and female opponents, including a great performance against URL’s Cortez. Failing to put her name amongst the top female battle rappers is a foolish mistake.

 

5. O’fficial

Constistency, deadly bars, Hulk-like punches that obliterate the competition, aggression, performance and now freestlyes! O’fficial mixes all the ingredients needed to be the perfect female battle rapper seamlessly ... like a perfect cup of gumbo. She arrived on the scene with a 3-0 victory over Unique Barrz that had Chayna Ashley making Jaz faces and Couture lurking in the background as if she knew this would be a future opponent. After ridiculous showings against K. Prophet and Lexx Banko she had one of the best battles of 2014 with C3 and a toe-to-toe battle’s with Couture and Ms. Miami.  The icing on the cake was her crazy battle against E-Hart at Snoop Dogg’s Gladiator school. With those skills and resume, what moved her down? One can make a compelling argument that her victories are debatables and or losses. A win over our number 2 would probably make her indisputable the queen of battle rap, but something tells us she will run into number 4 before that happens.

 

6. E-Hart

Hart is a pioneer that has done so much for the visibility female battle rap.  After her win over Gattas and break down of Chayna Ashley, one could make the argument that she is, in fact, the best female battle rapper on the planet.  The only issue is that E-Hart isn’t as active as some of the ladies on this list. A more active 2015 could see her rank higher.

 

7. C3

 

 

C3 is one of the hardest females to defeat on this list, due to her ferocious freestyle ability and great pen game - the Maya Angelou “And Still I Rise” line was one for the ages. As hard as it is, Tori Doe seemed to have gotten the job done at Queen of the Ring’s NHB event this past summer. C3 has gone up against Lotta Zay, Tori Doe, O’fficial and Ah Di Boom (not out yet) in four amazing matchups. The underwhelming side to her battles is most of them are all debatable. The fans want to see C3 clearly 3-0 an opponent to set herself apart from the competition.  Take a look at some of her highlights and you will see that she clearly has the ability to do such.

 

8. Bonnie Godiva

In 2013, Bonnie made a great business move to set herself apart from all of the other female battle rappers by joining KOTD and putting the beats on Germ Free.  After this, her stock seemed to skyrocket as her fan base grew.  After her highlight match with Gattas, the stage was set for another great match with 40 B.A.R.R.S, but Bonnie did not seem like herself.  A strange match with Uno Lavoz and her uncharastically aggressive performance against Ms. Fit hasn’t sat well with fans as of late, but Bonnie has a very high ceiling and is long overdue for another classic.  “Shield Star like Captain America” is one of our favorite lines.

 

9. Couture

Couture is the people’s champ of female battle rap. Seriously, if you don’t believe us then go into any battle rap debate group on Facebook and say something negative about Couture.  It would resemble dropping a raw steak into the Amazon River filled with piranhas.  Mrs Worldstar earned a lot of fame after making Ms. Pak cry in a battle that ended up going viral. She is plagued with reputation of having “antics” or gimmicks in her battles, but the make for a great show.  If you watch Couture vs Phara Funeral (not yet released) you will realize that her bars are slept on.  The difference between her and a lot of other girls is CLEAR WINS (and one debatable with O’fficial) - she just knows how to get the job done. We almost got a chance to see Couture vs Jaz the Rapper, but it didn't go down and she ended up in the BET cypher instead.  At this point we are waiting to see Couture against any of the top 5.

 

10. Tori Doe

Tori Doe is very fun to watch - her swag and demeanor are unmatched and she always steals the show.  Her SUPER performance against C3 is what propelled her into the top 10.  Like E-Hart, she isn’t as active as a lot of the girls, but Tori Doe is definitely a budding superstar.

 

HONORABLE MENTION

 

 

Chayna Ashley - To many, Chayna may be a shoo-in for top 10, but we feel as though her loss against E-Hart set her back.  Wait until you see her performance against Ms. Murk at Gladiator School.  Its a goodie!

Ms.Fit - She hasn’t been as active and the battle with Bonnie was underwhelming.  That performance vs Ms. Hustle was crazy though.

MyVerse - She is a rising superstar with an unorthodox and poetic style.  Can’t wait til we see her against a top opponent.

Ms.Miami - Miamos has been traveling to a bunch of leagues and is starting to get some good matches.  She’s a creative writer and has a nice style.  Did you see what she did to Precyse?

QB - QB is obviously a female battle rap legend.  She had a good first round against Jaz and DESTROYED Don Lady, but we need to see more from her against top  opponents.  A dope battle with Arsonal should have her back in our top 10.

 

 

TOP 5 WITH “BARS”

 

 

These young ladies make it a point to show their cleverness using wordplay, schemes and most importantly, BARS.

 

Jaz the Rapper used to lean toward sophisticated set-ups ending in powerful punching bars that were criticized for being a tad too drawn out. Her battle with 40 B.A.R.R.S finally put her one weakness to rest as she came with rapid delivery while keeping the same complexity and power in the punch. Only time will tell if this will be a consistent thing from now on.

 

40 B.A.R.R.S is one of the best writers PERIOD. Instead of holding on and keeping fans in suspense she attaches syllables together like Grind Time rappers of the past, but she does it with meaning and a street vibe that’s more reminiscent of east coast battle rappers. You are so caught up in her wordplay and disses leading to the end that the finishing bars to each stanza hold the same weight as the beginning. This is a good and bad thing at times as fans want to hear her drop more Earth shattering haymakers.  

 

If you missed O’fficial’s first bar, don’t even worry about it, another one of equal force is coming right behind it, but don’t cheer for that one because it will cost you to miss the next one coming right behind it. This is what you can expect from O’fficial each and every time! It is rare that we see a clever writer with such force and power since force and power is mostly used to mask when an artist doesn’t have bars.  Being too consistent does have disadvantages as well. O’fficial comes in a straight line at her opponents the same way each and every time and this allows them to craft rounds more diverse and personal, which gives the audience a nice needed change and in doing so, they are more intrigued by what they hear about O’fficial. C3 was able to use this to perfection in her classic 3rd round versus O’fficial.

 

Bonnie Godiva’s bars show this girl is a skilled writer that never fails to deliver on her punches.  She listens to her critics and tries so hard to make her words and inflections believable, yet the emotion doesn’t always match, but punch for punch she can probably beat anyone.

 

Gattas is the most slept on lyricist on the list.  This isn’t from her “lack” of bars, but because she chooses to use humor in her delivery, which goes against the east coast  style of packing in the punches. Gattas is so much like another Chicagoan by the name of Ludacris. No one will ever tell you that he isn’t a lyricist. They understand if this was said to him, he would destroy them and could probably destroy their favorite rapper, but because of his humor his name doesn’t get mentioned as much as it should. When Ludacris had his first public war of words with T.I., he let off of the humor pedal and kept his foot on impactful words that invoked so much fear in T.I. that a sit down was arranged instead of a response. If Gattas follows suit and remove the humor at the right appropriate time and go for the kill, more people will respect why we have her on this list.

 

TOP 5 WITH PRESENCE AND DELIVERY

Gattas – No surprise right? It shouldn’t be!  Gattas, when motivated (meaning forget the E Hart battle,) can pretty much guarantee you battle of the night if not battle of the year.  In the ring she actually utilizes the squared-circle, which many veteran females have yet to master. From her expressions to involving the crowd, Gattas is going to make you get out of your seat and pay attention to what is going on. We give her the Presence of the Year award!

 

Tori Doe – You could say a line Tori said and people would look at you as if you were crazy. An example would be her remote control bar she said against C3. It wasn’t so much as to what she said that made it hot, but how she said it.  Her tiny frame turns her into The Little Engine That Could. Just as you wanted so badly for that engine to get up that hill, fans want to see what she does in the ring and this anticipation along with her off-beat swag makes her a problem for opponents. Often cool with her movements, when it’s time to finish her set up something only known to Ms. Doe takes over and the force in her voice gives her bars the extra “umpf” needed that the fans love.

 

Phara Funeral – Remember the old Phara with the red finger waves?  She set the gold standard for what delivery should be in female battle rap.  The past year she has seemed a little less hungry than she was in the beginning of her career, but it would be a damn shame to not include her on this list.  We loved that Phara Funeral vs Ms Murk battle.

 

Ms. Hustle – In the preview of Hustle vs. Jaz she ended her set-up with “…y’all gone think I’m the teacher’s pet when I leave her apple on the desk!” walked away then looked back at Jaz with a face so evil I thought she was going to cry.  She meant that from her soul! Sometimes it’s easier to sell something when you believe it yourself. We compare Ms. Hustle to a method actor. Those are actors that truly believe they are the person they are playing often times staying in character off camera.  This will be dented a tad with leaked footage of a fight with another great performer, but I’m sure that will easily blow over soon as the top female on our list graces the stage again for her next battle.

 

QB – If you didn’t know QB and only saw her in a picture, what would you think? Would you think she’d kill a baby? How about on stage when she raps things to such vile nature? I believe her. She has mastered the art of performance and delivery so much that no one cares about the shallow depth of bars. This is not why you go to a QB battle. You go to watch her disrespect the hell out of her opponent and trash her with perfectly delivered personals.  She should invest a tad bit more in the bars in order to move into more categories on this list.  QB vs Arsonal has potential to be one of the most entertaining battles in a while.

 

 

RAPGRID’s FAVORITE

 

Gattas

40 B.A.R.R.S

MyVerse

Tori Doe

Ms Miami

 

 

WAIT ... WHAT ABOUT ______ ?

You may think we forgot your favorite female emcees, but s/o to these ladies for having classics and being consistent over the years

 

Ms Murk

Dekay

Shooney Da Rapper

Lex Banko

Don LadyII

K Prophet

Looney Divine

Dutchess

 

TOP 5 BATTLES OF THE PAST YEAR (AND SOME CHANGE)

 

 

O’fficial vs C3

Bonnie Godiva vs Gattas

Ms. Hustle vs Ms.Fit

Gattas vs Ms. Hustle

40 B.A.R.R.S vs Daylyt

 

 

TOP BATTLES WE WANT TO SEE

 

 

Looney Divine vs MyVerse - Some see it as a gimmick, but lets be honest - we all want to see this.

 

Jaz the Rapper vs 40 B.A.R.R.S the (REMATCH) - Jaz stated she won't do it, but will the real 40 please stand up?

 

Lady Luck vs Ms. Hustle - It was supposed to happen, but it didn’t.  SMH

 

Jaz The Rapper vs Gattas - Can we please get some top 5 closure?  Beasley said it would happen.

 

Arsonal vs QB - We REALLY want to see this

 

Dekay Come To The U.S. - Make it happen Eurgh

 

THANKS FOR READING! WE’LL BE BACK NEXT YEAR ... FOR REAL

 

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