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Old 02-13-2020, 02:31 AM   #1
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Old 02-13-2020, 05:55 AM   #2
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I think Math is a really good voice and ambassador for battle rap in its current phase. Shouts to the local news station for bringing up his YouTube channel and more importantly not bringing up any of his violent battle interactions.
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This is pretty cool. Math is a great rep for battle rap as a whole.
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I think Math is a really good voice and ambassador for battle rap in its current phase. Shouts to the local news station for bringing up his YouTube channel and more importantly not bringing up any of his violent battle interactions.
Will Math ever take on the JAy Blac type roles during URL events. Or team up with him becming the battle rap version of Skip and Shannon?
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Any chance he will creep in your top 5?
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This is pretty cool. Math is a great rep for battle rap as a whole.
He is. Did Mook show this type of love on his podcast? iirc Verb dissed Mook for distancing himself from battle rap on his p-cast.
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I think Math is a really good voice and ambassador for battle rap in its current phase.
lolwut? this interview was so cringe... He said that what ppl do in battles is like Shakespeare then they ask him to give an example and he just awkwardly pauses for a minute, unable to say anything.... Wow great ambassador

Then says some shit about the snake and the staff and the bible and the hosts don't even care at that point and they are like "yeah, that's great dear"

His hunched forward posture is so weird here.... Way too big for the couch hunched forward way too much it's a bad look all around lmfao

U guys really think this changes anything??? Every time a battler gets on the news everyone is so positive and hopeful about battling getting some shine, sorry guys but the rest of the world couldn't give two shits about battling and in their eyes its a circus act, just one level above LARPing and furry subculture

You know what would be a good ambassador or battle rap? A charismatic and witty person who makes battles look fun...Someone with proper posture..... Someone who doesn't choke when asked a simple question....

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lolwut? this interview was so cringe... He said that what ppl do in battles is like Shakespeare then they ask him to give an example and he just awkwardly pauses for a minute, unable to say anything.... Wow great ambassador

Then says some shit about the snake and the staff and the bible and the hosts don't even care at that point and they are like "yeah, that's great dear"

His hunched forward posture is so weird here.... Way too big for the couch hunched forward way too much it's a bad look all around lmfao

U guys really think this changes anything??? Every time a battler gets on the news everyone is so positive and hopeful about battling getting some shine, sorry guys but the rest of the world couldn't give two shits about battling and in their eyes its a circus act, just one level above LARPing and furry subculture

You know what would be a good ambassador or battle rap? A charismatic and witty person who makes battles look fun...Someone with proper posture..... Someone who doesn't choke when asked a simple question....
lol stop math was a fine ambassador in this clip.
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lol stop math was a fine ambassador in this clip.
lol sorry this went over as well as a dad trying to impress his daughter's teenage friends with some dad jokes that he struggled to remember for almost a minute while they waited in awkward silence
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lol sorry this went over as well as a dad trying to impress his daughter's teenage friends with some dad jokes that he struggled to remember for almost a minute while they waited in awkward silence
Math went too "highbrow" with the biblical example. Yet he wasn't prepared for the followup question. Did he oversell battle rap with the Shakespeare comparison, perhaps.. because had he not than he wouldn't have been put on "the spot" like that.
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You're right. However, he isn't perfect here... I didn't noticed the hunched over body language until WM mentioned it
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Math went too "highbrow" with the biblical example. Yet he wasn't prepared for the followup question. Did he oversell battle rap with the Shakespeare comparison, perhaps.. because had he not than he wouldn't have been put on "the spot" like that.
The problem as I see it is that the intricate wordplay is both the least enticing and most alienating aspect of battle rap... So why even talk about it..

I have to ask if anyone sees that the way to sell battle rap to newcomers is to:

1) make it look cool (and no, wordplay isn't cool unless you do it the way Conceited does it.. srsly)

2) showcase the amazing characters and present them as characters, emphasize the drama of it all, tell a story if possible

3) lyrics have to be comprehensible to an average urban person without straining their attention too much without having to decipher its meaning

4) Shorter rounds

5) winner and a loser.. Unjudged battles without declaring a winner is basically like saying "everyone wins"... Competition is a selling point but in the eyes of most people no winner = no competition.

that's how you market battlerap IMO and battle rap has gone the opposite route, obsessing over bars but what happens when your sport is uncool, unattractive, nerdy and insular? Oh, I know what happens, you fail to propogate the culture to a younger audience which is exactly what has happened....

....After all, young people are inspired to be great by watching those who came before them because the legends of the game looked cool af doing it

..I hate to use that word so much but I don't know how else to get at the heart of the issue

Where is the next generation of battlers? Where are the next generations of fans? Shouldn't battle rap be at least in part a youth-driven thing? Like right now battle rap is on the same tier as "dad jokes" as far as the cool factor is concerned.

Like seriously? "snake and the staff in the bible"

OK, boomer.

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