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Royce Da 5’9″ & DJ Premier Shut Down The Backroom With a Hot Verse & Beat (Video)

PRhyme (Royce Da 5’9″ and DJ Premier) were the latest to hit The Backroom on 106 & Park, and the dynamic duo shut it down. Royce kicked a blistering verse

Detroit Che Follows Her Cypher with a Monster Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Detroit Che earned her way into the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Cypher by winning the Hot 16 contest sponsored by Sprite. She was grouped with MCs like Logic, Lil

Dee-1 Makes Thoughtful Bounce Music, Evident In This Backroom Freestyle (Video)

New Orleans, Louisiana MC Dee-1 has the respect and support of some of the Bayou City’s masters of Bounce. Mannie Fresh and Juvenile both clamored to work with the RCA

Logic Rocks The Multi-Syllabic Rhyme Scheme In His Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Logic’s Under Pressure release date (October 21) has been an all out blitz of content. From free album streams, camera crews meeting his parents in the livingroom, interviews, and everything

Lil Dicky Hits The Backroom With One Of The Smoothest, Fastest, Most Confident Raps Out (Video)

Out of thin air, Philadelphia’s Lil Dicky swings through the “106 & Park” Backroom booth where he simply shakes apart the walls with a fast, highly-confident freestyle that is both

Sha Stimuli Works His Magic In The 106 & Park Backroom (Video)

Brooklyn, New York veteran Sha Stimuli made one of the biggest stops of his career at The Backroom in BET’s “106 & Park.” Lord Digga’s brother, a onetime Jermaine Dupri

Murs & ¡Mayday! Deliver Blistering Freestyles While Having Fun (Video)

Sometimes even the best content slips through the cracks…A little over 3 weeks ago, Murs and ¡Mayday! (¡Mursday!) burst into BET’s Backroom and CRUSHED it with 3 killer verses. What’s

Ras Kass & Apollo Brown Takeover the Backroom for a True School Verse (Video)

Ras Kass and Apollo Brown took over The Backroom on 106 & Park to deliver some True School Hip-Hop. Ras dropped a vintage verse while Apollo manned the wheels of

G-Eazy Shows Out On A BET 106 & Park Backroom Freestyle (Video)

In part of Oakland, California’s latest wave in Hip-Hop comes MC/producer G-Eazy. Having worked with E-40 and A$AP Ant, this week’s These Things Happen is a barn-stormer of a debut

Listen To The Precision Lyricism Of One Of Hip-Hop’s Masters As Pharoahe Monch Takes On The Backroom Booth (Video)

Since the days of Organized Konfusion, Pharoahe Monch’s breath control, wordplay, syncopated delivery, and metaphors have made him in the most elite class of MCs, all time, in Hip-Hop. With

If You Want To Understand No Malice’s Newfound Principles, Listen To These Backroom Bars (Video)

In the last week, a March video interview at South By Southwest found No Malice adamantly dismissing rumors of another Clipse album. While Heads across the universe may have sighed,

Who Can Reference Mary Poppins & Kill Bill in the Same Freestyle? Cyhi’s Got the Answers (Video)

Cyhi the Prynce is the latest to bless The Backroom on 106 & Park and he brought his A-game. Not too many MCs can credibly pull off references to Kill

Rockie Fresh Delivers 1 of the Best Backroom Freestyles Yet (Video)

Chicago’s Rockie Fresh delivers one of the best Backroom freestyles yet. He matches a laid-back slick delivery with several clever couplets. Instead of lyrical gymnastics, he leaves you with food

Eminem & Slaughterhouse Revive Rap City With A Backroom Freestyle + Interview (Video)

Although “Rap City” has been largely defunct in the Slaughterhouse-era, the Shady Records super-group is a call-back to the latter years of BET’s flagship Hip-Hop program. Individually, Royce Da 5’9,

Vic Mensa Delivers One of the Best Backroom Freestyles Ever and the First Rap Genius Version (Video)

Vic Mensa is a microphone killer. He gave a taste of his freestyle capabilities last week on The Sway in the Morning Show and he’s upped the ante with his

Phil Ade Freestyles in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

Phil Ade is the latest to step into The Backroom on 106 & Park and he took a different approach. Instead of just spitting a freestyle, he crafted a verse

RAIN Freestyles in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

J. Cole is not the only MC from Fayetteville ripping up mics. RAIN grew up drinking that same water and spits that same flame. Check out how he burnt down

Realm Reality Freestyles in The Backroom (Video)

Realm Reality is not playing with this rap thing. The actor, also known as Rick Gonzales, got a strong co-sign from Prodigy who signed Realm to his label, and he

Astro Kid – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Whoa. Astro Kid straight up DESTROYED The Backroom on 106 & Park. The kid stepped up to the blue mic and flipped complex lyrics filled with double entendres and clever

Big K.R.I.T. – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Big K.R.I.T. stepped into The Backroom on 106 & Park and tore it down. Check out the video of the blistering verse he dropped below. Related: Big K.R.I.T. Reflects on

Asia Sparks Freestyles in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

Asia Sparks stepped into The Backroom on 106 & Park and delivered one of the best verses yet. Check out how she blistered the blue mic. Related: Asia Sparks –

The Kid Daytona Rhymes in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

The Kid Daytona brought his buttery flow to the Backroom on 106 & Park and dropped a smoothed out verse. Check out the video below. Related: The Kid Daytona –

Smoke DZA Rhymes in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

Smoke DZA is the latest to step into The Backroom on 106 & Park and drop a verse. Check out the video. Related: Smoke DZA – Independence Day ft Styles

Jay Rock – The Backroom Freestyle (Video)

Jay Rock is the latest to drop a verse in The Backroom on 106 & Park. Check out the video. Related: Kendrick Lamar and Jay Rock perform Money Trees (Video)

Doug E. Fresh, Square Off & Slim in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

The legendary Doug E. Fresh took it back to basics in The Backroom on 106 & Park. The Original Human Beat Box did what he does best, accompanying his sons

Ab-Soul drops a verse in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

Ab-Soul is the latest to grace The Backroom on 106 & Park. Check out his verse below. Related: Joey Bada$$ – Enter the Void ft Ab-Soul (Audio)

Freeway rhymes in The Backroom on 106 & Park (Video)

Freeway came with a hook and a killer verse for The Backroom on 106 & Park. It took him a bit to get into it but when he did, he

Rapsody rhymes in The Backroom (Video)

Rapsody is the first woman to bless The Backroom on 106 & Park with a dope verse. While she is the first lady to rock the blue mic, don’t call