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Poison Pen Discusses Battle Rap’s Authenticity
After the inception of the so-called “mega-event” in 2014, including “Total Slaughter” and “Ether,” the authenticity of battle rap has been called into question numerous times from the culture’s core fans and spectators. Despite the huge hype and colossal promises, the quality of the mega-event hasn’t, for the most part, lived up to its price tag.
BattleRap.com caught up with esteemed battle rap ambassador Poison Pen in early January to get his take on authenticity in today’s battle rap culture.