Tell a friend to tell a friend that it is about to go down! (Insert played out Nicki adlib here)! The Battle for the Best has come down to two MC’s and they are ready to duke it out (lyrically of course) for the title at SXSW! Even though the main competition is happening in Austin, you won't be left out of the fun. HOT 97 is streaming the entire event live on hot97.com. Make sure you are close to your computers tis Thursday March 15th at 2pm.
In addition to the battle there will be live performances by J. Cole and Mobb Deep's Prodigy. The whole thing is set to be hosted by HOT 97's Peter Rosenberg and Felli Fell and Yesi Ortiz of Power 106.
The two contestants who will go head to head were chosen after weeks of voting by station listeners and Who's Next Community users in their respective listening areas. Representing HOT 97 and the whole tristate area is Albany’s B. Martin. He has opened for artists like J. Cole, Fabolous, and Bobby V. Check out his victory performance at S.O.B’s on Who’s Next TV below.
His competiton is Brett Guidry, a Seal Beach native who goes by the alias MC Imprint. Although he is now clean and in a good place in his life, Imprint draws on past pain and experiences to bring his rhymes and music to the next level. Check out his Victory interview below and make sure you tune in to HOT97.com March 15th at 2pm to watch him and B. Martin go head to head.
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