How the Fuck I'm Losing the Battle to Tyrese?
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Doomsday vs. Lyric (YT)
. From Rhyme Spitters 2006
, a documentary of an annual Chicago tournament of freestyle emcee battles
– completely improvised verbal battles between two rappers where insults are brought to a lyrical form that's often hilarious, often very politically incorrect, and usually NSFW. It's usually not taken personal by either party – in fact, it's not unusual in these battles to see a rapper smiling in appreciation of a particularly well-crafted insult that just came from their opponent. See also Rhyme Spitters 1
, and 4
, each hour-long documentaries online at Vimeo featuring tons more battles.
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