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J.U.I.C.E. Defeated Eminem In One Of Rap’s Greatest Battles. He Offers A Rematch (Audio)

In 1997, at Cincinnati, Ohio's annual Scribble Jam Festival, Eminem and MC J.U.I.C.E. faced off in what is often considered one of Hip-Hop's greatest battles. At the time, the two Midwestern lyricists were both independent artists looking for a title, and some shine to boot. J.U.I.C.E., the Chicago, Illinois native... Read more

Hollow da Don & Joe Budden Square Off On Total Slaughter (Video)

After a few minutes squaring away the sound from the microphones (4:00) the official Total Slaughter battle between Joe Budden and Hollow da Don kicks off on stage at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Joe, the man who began his career as a battle rapper turned record selling artist... Read more

Joe Budden, Hollow da Don, Murda Mook & Loaded Lux Prep For Total Slaughter (Video)

WatchLOUD's film series Bright Lights gets down to the nitty gritty with a behind-the-scenes look as Joe Budden, Hollow da Don, Murda Mook, and Loaded Lux prepare to hit the stage for the live Pay Per View main battle rapping event, Total Slaughter. Joe, who's portrayed as the "old dog"... Read more

Royce Da 5’9″ Releases New Song, Talks with Joe Budden & Jalen Rose About Total Slaughter (Video)

The Slaughterhouse crew stays on the grind, together and solo. Even as they are gearing up for the release of their new album, Joe Budden is preparing to battle Hollow Da Don on Saturday and Joell Ortiz is readying a new solo album. Now, Royce Da 5'9" has announced he'll... Read more

Is Joe Budden Risking His Career by Battling Hollow Da Don? (Video)

On July 12, Joe Budden will step out of the booth and into battle with Hollow Da Don. Though Budden is undoubtedly one of the more skilled MCs in the game, is he risking his career with this battle? Just as great ballers (MJ, Kobe, LeBron) eventually stop participating in... Read more

Joell Ortiz Passes Out House Slippers & Talks Dr. Dre On Shade 45 (Video)

On Eminem's Shade 45, Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz sits down with Sway Calloway to discuss his new battle rapping series, Total Slaughter (0:30), his upcoming solo album, House Slippers (5:40), his recent weight loss (6:40), and the first time he wrote a rhyme (12:15). Joell also dove into a story about... Read more

Joe Budden Names His Favorite Battle Rappers, Speaks on Upcoming Battle with Hollow Da Don (Audio)

There was a big reaction when Eminem announced he would launch his new battle rap league with Joe Budden facing off against Hollow Da Don. Though he has not battled on stage before, Budden has a longstanding relationship with the art of battle rap, both as a fan and through... Read more