Beat Battles

J Mac vs. J Rell @ Chicago Red Bull Big Tune 2009

Fake Shore Drive delivers footage of the Chicago Red Bull Big Tune Beat Battle, which took place on July 23rd, 2009 and featured J Mac vs. J Rell in a heated battle to determine the winner.  Special appearances include Phonte and Just Blaze, plus production from Vanderslice.

Minneapolis Red Bull Big Tune (August 26th)

The Minneapolis heat of the 2009 Red Bull Big Tune Beat Battle takes place on August 26th at First Avenue. Featured performer: Freeway Door open 8pm 18+ First Avenue 701 First Avenue North Hit up Red Bull Big Tune for more info.

Jake One Battles Vitamin D At Seattle Red Bull Big Tune

Complete with bonus round, producers Jake One and Vitamin D step up for a friendly warmup battle at Seattle’s Red Bull Big Tune event.  Congrats to Marcus D KD Cutz for winning the event and good luck in the finals! [via Tryfe… Thanks Casey!]

Soul By The Pound 6 Producer Showcase (Florida)

The Soul By The Pound producer showcase returns for Floridians looking for local beat related event. The free showcase will take place on July, 8, 2009 at Tatame. Wednesday July 8, 2009 Free Entry: 18+ 10pm  to 2am Tatame 223 West Fairbanks Avenue Winter Park, FL Visit UJEmpire for more details.

The Art of Producing Beat Battle (Montreal)


On July 18, 2009 the city of Montreal will play host to The Art of Producing Beat Battle featuring judges Neo Da Matrix, DJ Manifest, and Bad News Brown.

A total of 32 producers compete using 10 tracks of their best work with juding based on originality, crowd reaction, and mixing & editing.

Additional info after the break!

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J. Bizness vs. Dibia$e: Beat Battle Rematch

The only thing better than a beat battle is a rematch over a disputed beat battle.  Apparently there was some disagreement over the results of J. Bizness and Dibia$e’s first meeting at the Red Bull Big Tune Beat Battle.  Here the two producers face off in front of the crowd the Pure Festival.

Red Bull Big Tune 2009 Dates & Registration Info

The Phoenix, AZ round of the Red Bull Big Tune Beat Battle deadline is over, but there are still at least seven chances to get on stage and battle with the some of the most talented aspiring producers in the country.  Both winner and runner-up from each regional qualifier will compete at the final October … Read more