Bizzy Bone Is The Next Star Battle Rap Contestant

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Battling, in the traditional, structured setting, has become popular for established, highly-prominent artists. Earlier this year, Def Squad’s Keith Murray was planned to battle ONYX’s Fredro Starr. Slaughterhouse’s Joe Budden took on Hollow Da Don this past summer, taking what many considered to be a major L. The next contestant in the growing world of Battle Rap may surprise you…

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BattleRap.com reports that Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s Bizzy Bone is slated to battle a yet-unnamed opponent. The battle is part of the pay-per-view December 6 Ether battle in Los Angeles, California. The event will also feature former J Records star Cassidy taking on high-profile contender Dizaster. Also involved is former Def Jam/Disturbing Tha Peace artist Serius Jones.

Per the report, the Columbus, Ohio MC, who released 1998 platinum solo debut Heaven’s Movie on Ruthless/Relativity Records, battled Jay Z in the early 1990s. Bizzy claimed he beat the Roc-A-Fella Records mogul for a $35 purse.

This summer, Bizzy released The Wonder Years on The Life Apparel’s imprint. In 2010, the veteran, often-estranged BTNH member, was said to have signed to Cash Money Records.

Below is a flyer for the event:

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Visit BattleRap.com for the full story.

Think Bizzy, once revered as one of commercial Rap’s best MCs, can make headlines through busting heads in the battle ring?

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