Beat Battles

Belly Of The Beatz 8 Man Beat Battle (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles competitive production fans may want to head over to the Belly of The Beatz combination 8 beat battle / 8 man MC battle takes place this weekend. Friday December 10th Doors open 8pm Entry: $7 / Ladies: $5 2nd Street Jazz Bar & Grill 366 E 2nd St. Los Angeles, CA?

KOTB Champion of Champions Producer Battle (London)

A little short notice, but probably an event that you’ll want to check out if you’re in the London area. On Saturday November 20th all five 2010 King of The Beats champions battle each other for the title of Champion of Champions. Hit up King of The Beats for more info.

Nospeakerz Vs 14KT – Big Tune Final Round

Red Bull officially serves up the final round of the Red Bull Big Tune National Finals, which took place last night in Chicago. Producers Nospeakerz and 14KT battled it out before crowning 14KT the champ.

14KT Wins 2010 Red Bull Big Tune Finals!

Congratulations to producer 14KT, winner of the 2010 Red Bull Big Tune National Finals.   Facing fierce competition and the intense scrutiny of legends such as Dj Premier and Just Blaze, 14KT proved that he possesed the stuff that champions are made of. Give 14KT a shout on Twitter, MySpace, and SoundCloud. Do It Now. … Read more

Follow Red Bull Big Tune Finalists on Twitter


Crate Kings wishes the best of luck to each producer competing in the Red Bull Big Tune National Finals that will take place tomorrow night in Chicago. With that much talent it’s anyone’s guess as to who will win. Support your fellow producers by following them on Twitter.

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Beats & Life Producer Showcase Footage

The Beats & Life Producer Showcase took place on November 7th in Riverside, California and featured producers The Flatlynerz, Willie B, Captain, Curtiss King, J. Bizness, and A3. While Beats & Life was one of the smaller, more intimate producer events, there’s no denying that the crowds’s vibe and participation was inspiring. [Respect to Ryan … Read more

Trifeckta Wins St. Louis Red Bull Big Tune

Congrats to Trifeckta on his win at the St. Louis round of the Red Bull Big Tune Beat Battle! Both he and runner-up M80 will represent St. Louis at the national finals, which will take place in Chicago.

Final round footage after the break!

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Nicademus & Gmo Win Minneapolis Big Tune Battle

Congratulations to producers Nicademus and Gmo for winning the Minneapolis round of the 2010 Red Bull Big Tune Beat Battle. The competition was stiff with Young Federal, Nascent, Lex Luther, PC, Sinister Grinch, Nicademus, Medium Zac, and Gmo all putting in outstanding performances.

Sound Battle Royale Finals Trailer w/ Guest Jake One


The 2010 finals of the Sound Battle Royal will take place on Friday, October 22nd at Toronto’s Wrongbar.

Producers Peter Project, Fresh Kils, Memorecks, and Silas will battle it out for the title of Toronto’s Best Beat Maker in front of judges Tone Mason, Rodrigo Buscanan, and Rich Kidd. Special guest Jake One will also be on hand.

Notable Quote:

I’m gonna eat your dog food! –Memorecks

Hit up Sound Battle Royale for more info!

Peep the trailer after the break!

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Rising Son & Trox Red Bull Big Tune Seattle Footage

Seattle Red Bull Big Tune winner Rising Son and runner up Trox talk about the prior night’s event and each other sound, style, and strengths. Producer Rising Son even reveals how he rehearses his animated routine at home before events.