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EP73: Deconstructed: B-Dot vs Cortez With B-Dot

Another segment of our Deconstructed Series, Where we break down layers of writing & round structure & the meaning behind the content. with your host France, Program V & newly added member to the LTBR Team, Tim Nelson We sit down with B-Dot and discuss his favorite rounds, against Cortez, We deconstruct the round, talk about the educational process of the round, his background, Latinos/African Americans, Life in Cali, and much more.


EP72: Let's Talk With GunPowda Patt

The Team gets to sit down with GunPowda Patt, fresh off his Don Marino Proving Ground Battle. GPP is a Brooklyn Native, and was our First round pick for our first ATL Chapter One Mock Draft. We got some insight on his style, his personality, his rapping background, how he felt about the Don Marino battle, and how he looks at the future landscape of his battling career.


EP71: 2nd PG Mock Draft: Red Dot ATL'18

Covering the Red Dot ATL Proving Grounds event. France & Program V discuss who are the top 5 prospects in this Mock Draft. Who should be #1 and who is a steal in this Draft ?


70: Battle Rap History Book Part 2

Ryan O'Leary. Author of #Bars Battle Rap History book, joins the show again to continue to talk about the book and the first few chapters. We discuss multiple eras, Greatest battles, culture shifting moments, Freestyle Era vs Written, Impact of DVD scene and much more Get yourself of a copy of this amazing book ! Aye Big Gerald(10:00) Freestyle vs Written(24:00) Reflecting on Jin's Legacy(36:00) Battle Rap Mount Rushmore(47:00) Arsonal Ranking(1:10) Urban Battles vs Back pack(1:35)...


69: Million View Merit

France & Program V review the total leaderboards for a brief discussion on Total Views/Highest Averaged Views & Most Battles. We discuss Over & Under for most million view battles. Major shoutouts to the Battle Rap Index for providing this data.


68: Deconstructed Iron Solomon rounds vs Rum Nitty

The First edition of the Deconstruct series began with dissecting Iron Solomon's rounds for Rum Nitty. His return to URL after 5 years, in a small room environment, put Iron in a position to succeed. The level of writing in this battle brought our attention to dig a little deeper within the content.


67: Deconstructed: Cortez favorite rounds. W/ Tim Nelson

Cortez welcomes back to the show to do a deconstruction of his lyrics for some of his favorite rounds. The Battle Rap Transcriber from Genius, has joined the show to discuss what it was like to transcribe these lyrics and decipher them. Bridging the gap between the Battle Rap Lyrics Transcriber & The Lyricist.


66: Fix my Mic ! (with JB Battle Cast)

The team gets to catch up with JB from the URL/WarReport Battle Cast. He is the sound man and responsible for the audio for a lot of the URL events. We speak about his background in battle rap, the rehearsal process of setting up events, Battle Rap in 2018, The emergence of new stars, The end of the Youtube Era. And much more !


65: Let' Talk with Top Ten

France caught up with Top Ten at the RBE Press Conference and got the opportunity to talk with him about his early battle career, the eras of battle rap, the struggles of being an upcoming battler and the longevity of battling.


64: "Aye verb Takes It To Murda Mook on RBE" Written by The Lesson

We get the opportunity to interview the writer from the source who wrote the article "Aye Verb Takes it to Murda Mook on RBE" The Source released an article covering the RBE event with a very misleading title, and different writer decides to take a stand and write a new article for the event which was more suiting. The writer is from The Lesson an Australian Hip-hop outlet. Find out all the details behind this article ! and The source's coverage of battle rap. ReplyReply AllForwardEdit as...


63: Money Talks Playbook Close Combat Battle League

Coach Bad Money joins France to draw some Plays for each battle.We go over the X's & O's for the keys to victory for each match, on the Money Talks Card from the Close Combat Battle League. All Battles being Judged by Champion & Jaz the Rapper. Danja Zone vs Nu Jerzey Twork Born vs Chilla Jones Mr Mill$ vs Payne


62: Program V catches up with Qleen Paper, Danny Myers, Pat Stay, Drect at the RBE Event

Program V gets to chop it up and chat with a few of the emcees that performed at the Brick by Brick event to get some of their feed back and thoughts on the night. Fresh off of the event being over.


61: Brick By Brick +/- Recap Part 2: Full Card discussion

France, Program V & Bad Money in studio, Fresh off the RBE Brick by Brick Event. And give a Plus minus about the entire event and all of the battles that went down in the 2nd part of the Recap. Part 2 gives the Plus/Minuses of the rest of the card/Event


60: Brick by Brick +/- Part 1: Aye Verb vs Murda Mook in the building Prospective

France, Program V & Bad Money, Fresh off the RBE Brick by Brick Event. And give a recap, and Plus minus and talk about the entire event and the Return of Murda Mook. This is part 1 of the Recap Part 2 gives the Plus/Minuses of the rest of the card/Event


59: RBE Press Conference: Murda Mook, Drect, King Los, Spanish Harlem

The Let's Talk Battle Rap Team Is live a the RBE Brick by Brick Battler & Media Press Conference and they get to catch up with some of the emcees for quick questions and discussions for a live effect recap of the Press Conference. Talks with Murda Mook, Drect, King Los, & Spanish Harlem.


58: Throw Back E-hart Interview(2017) on her Battle Career

In light of E-hart battle coming up with Ms. Miami, We have decided to start emptying out the vault of throwback interviews we have tucked away. E-hart was the first female to be interviewed for the show A Female Battle rap Pioneer talks about her performances, her resume, the state of female battle rap, The Ms hustle battle and much more


57: RBE Brick by Brick Playbook

Coach Bad Money joins Coach France & Coach V to draw some Plays, and go over the X's and O's for the keys to victory for every battle on the Brick By Brick RBE Card headlining Murda Mook vs Aye Verb


56: Geechi Gotti 3 Peats for Champion Of the Night at SM7

In the Middle of Recording We get the Breaking news that Geechi Gotti Has won his third Champion Of the Night. The first Emcee to win COTN 3X Geechi Gotti Resembling the 2000/20001/2002 Lakers.


55: +/- Summer Madness 7 Recap

Friend of the show Bad Money Joins in to discuss to give a round of Pluses and Minus regarding all of the Performances of Summer Madness, biggest takeaways, in-depth detail break down, and much more. Red and Will(3:00) Geechi vs Suge(19:00) DNA vs Twork(27:00) Tay Roc vs Hitman(37:00)


54: Deconstructed:NJ Twork 3rd Round vs Aye Verb

The Lets Talk Battle Rap Team has a friend of the show, Melodic who is a street poet and author join the show. In the Deconstruction series we print out Battle Round Lyrics Kudos to Tim Nelson from Genius.com for the transcription. Twork's Third round vs Verb is one of the best rounds this year. We dive into what made this round so special. We break down Battles/Rounds line for line with the Rounds transcribed and printed out in front of us. And Read through it.