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Craig G Returns To Battle Rap & He’s Ready To Juice The Competition

Much like many aspects of Hip-Hop, Battle Rap today looks (and sounds) a lot different than it did when it originated. With the help of some of the pioneers, like MC Craig G, Heads may get new glimpses at its past glory. The documented freestyle master and Juice Crew member... Read more

Bars For Days…Murs Aims For Guinness World Record For Longest Freestyle

UPDATE: In speaking with Ambrosia For Heads, Murs has clarified that he will not be freestyling. Instead, he will be undertaking a "Rap marathon," where he raps his own songs and other classics. In 2008, Los Angeles, California MC Murs campaigned with his Warner Bros. album, Murs For President. Eight... Read more

Supernatural freestyles on Hot 97 with Peter Rosenberg (Video)

Supernatural is one of the greatest freestylers to do it. Period. Dude kicks substantive lyrics using clever similes straight off the top of the dome. The word freestyle is now often associated with any written verse no one has heard before. Check this 8 minute video of Supernatural doing what... Read more

Ever see the movie Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme? It explores the art of truly coming off the top of the dome with clever lyrics.

Nowadays, anytime someone spits a verse that's not on wax or in concert it's considered a "freestyle." It wasn't always like that though. It used to be that a true freestyle was a complete impromptu rap that was often inspired in the heat of battle with another MC. If you... Read more

Whatever happened to the art of freestyling?

For most MCs, freestyling means kicking a verse that they've written and nobody's heard...but true freestyling is the art of rhyming straight off the top of the dome.  Newcomer Donnis recently reminded us of the true art of freestyling with this rhyme that he spit on Sirius: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IBOeY6C6W4M That inspired... Read more