NE4 MAIN EVENT: Progrest vs. Hero

I’m not quite sure why Hero is on the main event card, but we want to give a little shine to KOTD developing American talent in Arizona or in the U.S. in general. And though sunshine comes with the west, this post will inevitably have some...

MIKE P: URL’s Only Thriving, White Battle Rapper?

I guess we kind of sat back and chuckled when Mike P claimed that he is the one white battle rapper that broke barriers for other white emcees in URL and we have to give a shout to HIPHOPISREAL for capturing and...

Arsonal vs. Loaded Lux: Lux’s Stock Going Down?

I think we can all agree that Loaded Lux is legend for the sport. After all his hard work in the Lion’s Den and the DVD day’s of URL, the iconic moment that would forever impact the culture was his illustrious win...

MIKE P vs. BIG T: “WHO CARES???”

“Who Cares…This battle is a snoozefest,” exclaims Tech 9, battlerapper and blogger for Champion. It’s ironic that TechMaster Stro and I were speaking about this bout yesterday. More specifically, we spoke on how this is a step down for Mike P. How...

The Fate of Gjonaj: Champion

Battlescene is often persecuted for our opinions in various groups on social medial, and that’s okay. We stumbled across this Champion video that recapped Chilla vs. Gjonaj and much of what we said about Gjonaj years ago is now manifesting. The bottom line...

Speaking of the PGs

At Battlescene, we’ve always had a fond appreciation for up and coming talent. So when we saw Diesal’s last PG against Krucial Ken, we weren’t surprised to see him back on the scene on the world’s most respected battle league. Fans often place a...

The State of Battle Rap

I oftentimes ponder where battle rap is headed and what the future holds for the culture.  After much thought, the only truth that I have found is that it is a very difficult question to answer.  The 2016 season was different from...

Verdict Corner with Stack Almighty

Check out this exclusive interview with Detroit Battle Rapper and Zoo Faculty leader, Stack Almighty at KOTD’s GZ event, Glove Up, that went down in the Detroit Metro two weeks ago.  He gave us the inside scoop on the origins of the Zoo....

The Glove Up Pregame: Sno Vs MegaDef

This is perhaps one of the most difficult battles to call, on the card.  I say this because we haven’t seen the Sno-man for a while now.  It presents more of a challenge to predict a battle when you haven’t seen an emcee battle in...