QB Black Diamond Lists Her Bottom 5 QOTR Artists
QB spoke with VladTV about the “No Holds Barred” QOTR event. During the interview she was asked to name her bottom 5 emcees in QOTR. Her bottom 5 rappers were Jai Smoove, Shooney The Rapper, Don Ladyii, Star Girl Lady Red, and Karma Kane. She took the time to break down why Jai Smoove was on the list, stating that Jai doesn’t back up her “cocky” attitude.
In other breaking news… QB described herself as “humble”…[crickets] my ni**ah
Fredro Starr Says That Battle Rap Aint For Everybody
Fredro seems confident that he will transition to battle rap comfortably. At a press conference he stated that “it’s [battle rap] not built for everybody,” and went on to give specifics, including referencing NAS. But Fredro also says that there are no rule books for Battle Rap. Allegedly he has so much material lined up for Keith Murray that he needs to shorten his rounds.
Chilla did a VLADTV interview after his battle with Daylyt. You know VLAD releases interviews in sections… well in this part Chilla discusses choking and freestyling during battles. Chilla says that something as slight as unexpected laughter can be enough distraction to make one’s memory go blank but he won’t freestyle [@5:50] unless he feels its gonna be a haymaker.
Norbes & Ah Di Boom Announce Vets vs PG Battle Card
Ah Di Boom has stated publicly that he feels Proving Ground emcees should be featured more on Smack/URL battle cards. Norbes responsed to Ah Di Boom by saying that he is working with Smack and Beasley to set up a Proving Grounds vs Veterans battle card.
Myers Lansky Weighs In On Daylyt Antics vs 40 B.A.R.R.S.
Myers Lanksy spoke with VladTV about the Daylyt vs 40 B.A.R.R.S. battle at QOTR’s “Caskets or Classics” event. Myers believes that once the footage drops people will watch the battle and judge it accordingly, rather than just be left with the image of Daylyt flashing the crowd embedded in their memory.
VLADTV Daylyt vs 40 B.A.R.R.S. Face Off Part 2
This clip is part 2 of the Daylyt vs 40 B.A.R.R.S. face off. Daylyt asked 40 what she would do if he dropped to his knees and rapped to her “tw*t,” or “p*ssy” but the highlight of the interview was when they began discussing the UW High Stakes Event. Check it out below:
John John Addresses “Bar Thief” Battle Accusations
John John Da Don has been given the title of “bar thief” by the Battle Rap community. During this VLADTV interview JJDD explains to his peers and fans where the whole ” bar thief” image came from. Check out that interview below:
Bonnie Godiva Talks Lady Luck Returning to Battle + More
Bonnie Godiva, spoke with VladTV Battle Rap Journalist Michael Hughes about the possibility of throwback Battle Rap pioneers returning to the sport. When asked if she thinks Jin could have the chops to hang with today’s vets, Bonnie believes he could do it, however she does also believe that he would need to adjust to the current battle tactics in order to have success.
She then went on to address female Battle Rap living legends, Remy Ma and Lady Luck returning to the ring. While Bonnie does believe that they both have what it takes to provide serious competition to the ladies running the ring presently, she also noted that they must make adjustments to their rapping style, for bringing the old material they used to spit to a modern battle simply won’t cut it. Bonnie concluded by sharing details on her music projects and explaining the types of messages she wants to portray through her music.
John John Thinks Lux vs Hollow Will Be “A Let Down”
He has to be genius again. Not that he can’t
I feel like it’s gonna be a let down. I hope it aint cuz I’m a fan of dis…
–John John Da Don
John John Da Don sat down with VladTV Battle Rap journalist Michael Hughes and spoke on his predictions for the highly anticipated battle between Loaded Lux vs Hollow Da Don. John John personally feels that the battle will be a let down for multiple reasons. He doesn’t think Hollow’s performance or bars will live up to the hype for a match-up of this magnitude, nor does he think Lux will be able to surpass his incredible performance at Summer Madness 2 vs Calicoe.
John John also discussed the Summer Madness 3 cancellation, his past battle with Math Hoffa and behind the scenes issues they had with one another, and his past and current relations with Bonnie Godiva.