A rap battle is when
go head to head and use intricate, and creative punchlines. They may use metaphor's, name or word
play, or personals. There are on beat rap battles such as the ones that take place on BET'S 106 & PARK. Or acapella, where they rappers
spit without a beat. There are several acapella rap battle leagues taking the game by storm such as, Grind Time, URL, Dont Flop, and Fight Klub.
Here are some examples of punchlines used
in a rap battle said
by well known battle rappers.
Loaded Lux: "Bitch you aint a crip ill make you flip like
a jolly dolphin/ Lie on a track, die on ya back with
the trolly chargin/ broke ya neck
now, poke ya chest out like Dolly
Iron Solomon: "Im the one thats causing fear/ when Harry set up this
battle he was like
Paul Rever/ The British are coming the british are coming/ But history proved THE BRITISH ARE NOTHING!"
Farnum: "See i know lies and 90 percent of yo stuffs cooked up/ now i respect NY legends like
pun but that dont make you a crook cuz/ yeah
you from Queens home of 50, Nas, and Mobb
Deep but look son/ I battled Many Men, But it aint hard
to tell, that im battlin a shook one!"
Hollow Da Don: "Yall could believe him im coochi/ I got the word in philly he spark
the tooly/ He grab the M16, Let off the Uzi/ Shiiit on call of Duty!"