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Don’t Flop USA: Chicago | Battler Profiles

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With Don’t Flop making their first foray in the windy city, we’ve put together a guide to the battlers who’ll be making their Don’t Flop debuts… AYE VERB When a committee finally convenes to determine which four emc...

Black ‘N Red – Bru-C | EP Review

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There is a willful pragmatism at the heart of Bru-C's music that is both endearing and easy to empathise with. This prosaic approach manifests in several key fashions; firstly his rhymes, although never performing...

Nil By Mouth – Raptor | Mixtape Review

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In this life we’ve all done wrong and fucked up in some way or other.  This is an almost universal human equivalence.  However since weakness is so commonplace, we are thankfully not judged on the mistake itself, bu...

Enigma’s Drunken Day Out | Checkpoint 2

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If you’re anything like me (God forbid; kill yourself now), then you don’t always attend Don’t Flop events for the battles. You go there to get drunk and socialise with like-minded people. I’ve been going to DF si...

What Happened This Week (03/05)

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Troy Brown vs Lu Cipher This battle was meant to be a warm-up for last month’s DF USA event in Atlanta, but the thermostat didn’t drop below peak temperature for a single one of these rounds. This is one of those won...

Heisenberg Effect – Briggzy | Mixtape Review

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The Heisenberg Effect, as opposed to the uncertainty principle on which it is based, can be defined thus; The very act of becoming a player changes the game being played. This how every artist must feel when th...

What Happened This Week (26/04)

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Shox the Rebel vs SleepyGee SleepyGee deserves an awful lot of praise for the humility with which he accepts battles with up-and-comers. He’s now into his third calendar year in the league and still takes battles wit...

What Happened This Week (19/04)

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Innuendo vs Lego This week saw the release of another clash of veterans from last month’s Liverpool event. Innuendo’s performance consisted largely of slept-on bars and mega-hyped jokes, most notably in the first rou...

What Happened This Week (12/04)

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The Calcium Kid vs Oshea Oshea and Calcium Kid have been performing in Don’t Flop for a combined eleven years, and it is a huge testament to their longevity that the two are still able to put on a classic main event ...

This is Me – Danny Jaqq | EP Review

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Being a conscious rapper doesn't have to mean you indulge in regular metaphysical experiment or have a deep understanding of geopolitical intrigue. Indeed, an intensity of complexity can often mean audiences are l...

Funkin Hell – Filthy Funk | Mixtape Review

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A lot of people think they can rap now. Or perhaps with the Internet we are now just more aware of people's attempts to be rappers. Whichever it is, it makes artists like Dotz and Peterz, collectively known as Fil...

What Happened This Week (05/04)

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BAMALAM’S WEBHAM Hot on the heels of his show-stopping performance against Dialect, Bamalam has proven that his the on-beat skills he has displayed in battle translate perfectly well offstage. Bam’s WebHam is an aggr...

IT’S A BEEF TING | Checkpoint 2 Roundup

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Oshea vs Lunar C Oshea and Lunar C are two particularly friendly people who openly rate one another as opponents. As such, all the jibing between them has been playful. Oshea has poked fun at Lunar for being a big fa...

Don’t Flop Atlanta: Resurrection | Live Updates

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Don't Flop will be giving you live updates in this blog of our Atlanta event, Resurrection, until the event is over. Don't forget to refresh the page, as we will be posting stuff all night. Ness Lee vs Soul  https:/...

TAK3N – Locksmyth | Mixtape Review

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With the perennial promise of the Tone & Smyth Show still hanging, expectantly in the air, Locksmyth is back, displaying his industriousness with his latest solo project: Tak3n. Presented in a traditional s...

What Happened This Week (29/03)

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BAMALAM VS DIALECT “Bamalam bodying an on-beat clash with Dialect? Bruv, I didn’t catch that, sorry”. That’s not to say that Dialect got bodied here, both emcees took at least a round each, but Bamalam’s third had th...

Checkpoint 2 | Preview

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Lunar C vs Oshea Lunar C carries with him, wherever he goes, the clamour of fans, the glamour of musical success, and the promise of at least one million views. There is no higher compliment that can be paid to Osh...

Don’t Flop Philadelphia | Battler Profiles

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The Don’t Flop Philly card is dense with debutants, so we’ve put together a handy guide to the emcees who’ll be gracing the DF stage for their first time. E NESS E Ness’ career has been chequered by notoriety. He wa...

What Happened This Week (22/03)

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Juan vs Uno Lavoz (16/03) Juan vs Uno Lavoz embodied the element of surprise that makes battle rap such a wonderfully unpredictable culture. For starters, nobody but Eurgh knew the battle was going down until Uno Lav...

What Happened This Week (27/01)

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Battle of the Week: This week saw the release of Harry Baker vs Oshea and to say it was a return to form from the big Scouse legend would be an understatement. It was a brilliant contrast in styles between an up and ...

6.5 Birthday Weekend Day Two [Preview]

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Dialect vs Bamalam [On-Beat Battle]: An on-beat clash as top billing on a two-day event! Madness! Just goes to show how much love these style of battles are getting. This clash is completely different for it, Diale...

6.5 Birthday Weekend Day One [Preview]

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Tony D vs Unanymous [Title Match]: This battle is going down, and boy will it be huge. A grand spectacle to kick off the year in true style, aiming the raw fury of adamantium dragons towards our champion. This clas...

ENIGMA | #6BW Predictions Blog [Day One]

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Don't Flop's most disrespectful rapper, Enigma, shares his thoughts and predictions on the 6th Birthday Weekend card and what he's got in store for Bonnie Godiva... CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE: http://www.dontflop.com/...

Why It’s Okay To Cry In Rap Battles

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Hi there. I’m incredibly old. Really old. Old as fuck. I'm probably older than some of your parents. As such, you battle fans quite rightly treat me with a mixture of pity, incomprehension and naked hostility. But w...

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