Chris Brown Hosts Surprise URL Battles at His Mansion
URL promised that October would be huge for fight rap and with the announcement of the Drake card, “Til Death Do Us Part, it doesn’t get much bigger than that. Or does it?
This is the case when you are the world leaders in the master of ceremonies fighting culture. How do you top the Drake card? You stop at Chris Brown and fight there!
R&B superstar Chris Brown hosted the battles and was front and center throughout, alongside URLs white smack and URL Princess, Nunu Nellz. He stepped forward to do the coin flips to determine who would start the first battle and said what the URL.TV movement is doing for culture is crazy. Battle Rap Analyst and URL Host Jay Blac says Chris Brown is very in tune with the culture. He picked up the jokes during battles, catching and reacting to references and is familiar with the culture of the battle, and spent time cutting with the hosts after the event.
Fonz vs. Lu Castro
Fonz took to Instagram Live after the battle and Smack gave her flowers.
Fight rap icon, Tsu Surf was present and took to Twitter with some updates.
Charlie Clips Against Chess
Media Battle Rap OTFMZ uploaded some snippets of the battle and at first glance clips and failures were coming!!
OVO X URL ‘Till Death Do Us Part
URL continues its mission to push the boundaries, hosting quality battles of the highest levels with “Til Death Do Us Part, tonight Saturday, October 30. URL Co-Founder Smack White said that the event will change the culture and, “is going to be the biggest event ever in the history of fight rap, bigger even than Summer Madness 2.”
The event is a collaboration with OVO superstar Drake, someone with a long-standing commitment to the fight against rap. As Smack said, “Drake isn’t just a casual fan of fight rap and has been a supporter of the URL movement for years. Over the past 20 months, he’s helped our brand grow by facilitating our partnership with Caffeine, which allows us to stream our premium content to our fanbase for free.
Drake personally selected the matches on the card, and some of his personal favorites are represented. Watch the trailer below in anticipation of what might just be the biggest event in rap battle history!
The two surprise battles that took place at Chris Brown’s crib are set to air on Caffeine.tv Tuesday, November 2.