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Vote on this battle! RAPpintor vs Evil Twin

March 2017 Grand Champion Audio Tournament
Length: 120 Seconds · Retries: No · Beat: A cappella (No Beat) · Produced By: * A cappella or Custom

Rant (19%) Lost
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Crew: None
Reppin: World, World, World
Babylon (81%) Won
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Crew: Turnbull AC's
Reppin: Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States


Voting has ended for this battle (battle finished on 2017-03-20 16:43:18).



Finished here


Both obviously were great lyrically and we knew we were going to get that in this battle. I felt like neither was aggressive as I would of liked. That said I felt ones delivery slightly more and felt they came a bit more personal which is how it should be here.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 07:46:03 Private Message Finished here

The Boss

Babylon's original drop got cut off at 1:41 due to a system glitch, I allowed him to record the last 19 seconds and stiched it onto the end.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 14:48:18 Private Message X

Dirty Work

Rant had the better battle bars overall, and Babylon had Rant beat in all the delivery categories.  Bab's shit flowed nicely and was more aggressive sounding, and also had better rhyme schemes.  One thing about Bab's verse as a whole though, is it sounds more like a track verse the way it's written.  Don't get me wrong, he was attacking and hitting with some personals, but it's just so poetic and extravagant in its style, it becomes too obscure at times.  Rant's verse, though also complex and obscure in spots, was more straight-forward and clean.  Rant just hit more consistently in my opinion.  It's a tough call because Bab's verse was extremely well written, and Rant lacked in the delivery department, but I gotta go with who I thought brought the better battle verse, and who had better set ups and attacks, which imo was Rant.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 15:58:44 Private Message Dirty Work

Creative Genius

Posted on: 2017-03-23 14:20:54 Private Message Student

LB Radio Host
Boss Mon

Both lyrical as hell.. Both came for the throat barwise.. Aggression wit the expression coulda been better.. I based vote on delivery/harder punches.. Good shit boys

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-24 00:02:43 Private Message Pugz

The Boss

This was a great battle, solid writing and concepts from both sides. One had better delivery and slightly harder punches

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-26 12:14:48 Private Message X




Grand Champion

Look, I'm ripping you into 8ths. And cthulu's not sipping 40's with you, he's spitting them in your face. I've got a ruthless, cold stare. But the style he uses? No flair, it's just a deep voice, sci-fi, and the serpent he alludes to so there's a tie in to Satan. Ooo I'm so scared. You think this herb'll affect me? It's a tragedy, he's dead. You all figured the kid's awesome, too. But Babylon is eh, so if you give me that lip, den you should have some tea instead since this'll end in a brisk loss for you.(Herbal, Lipton.) I'll break his ribs and then ask is that 16bit? And cock the tool. I shot the fool. So the chance of Bab getting graphic with me? I rendered it; impossible. Real life? He's prob'ly cool. On LB? Catch him battling Ammo C... Sent'her fire to victimize her with some throw aways and then front like he's great and he's done some elevating and stuff... But they're hollow points so I'm waiting patiently tuh start casing his place for the drugs. Don't you get it? Your verse is full of cheap ammo, you need more bang for your buck.(Centerfire, Hollowpoints.) Face it, you suck. You'e not crazy enough. I'm too dope for you. That's shatter made from some bud cut from top secret strains with thc content percentages 80 and up that haven't been named yet, because they're too dangerous, bruv. Faded. As. Fuck. You think Bab'll be a threat? But all those punches, and concepts are average themes at best. Other rappers bar your life away, Babylon would rather multi-syllabic me to death. On some raw shit.... These are not some bars you can handle. I'll be in the finals, running out the door while I'm grippin' my title. Chain reaction, that series of events starts when I grin and high five you, then stops when what you peddle out ends your life cycle.(Pedal.) You fucking juck juck... When you march in for some rights, you'll be eating through a feeding tube. Imagine how easy dude is cited as the weakest on the site. In fact, if you protest how you're getting eaten in this violent scrap you still couldn't rally for the win when I'm reading you the riot act.(Marchin' for some rights.) You're not my typa cat. You're just a geek who cause played ravin' on the set. I'll start slicing out your throat, a few bones, your spine then scalp your homies, too. You're not a beast. Boy, point is I'm tight 'n tower over you.(Cosplayed Raven, Beastboy, Titan Tower.) The lil homie's a standard emcee. So all that cynic steeze in effect really means is there's no hope in your chance against me.

Posted on: 2017-03-20 16:47:24 Private Message Rant

Cant believe my ending bars cut out, super bummed considering I heard them clearly in the playback before submitting like 5 times becuase I wanted it to be perfect lmao. Either way here's my bars in text form as rant did: 

Beyond all that false projection of rage seethin within you're played steeze with a pen, and my biggest fan here so while you paint scenes on the fence with your plain feeble attempts to dirstract mafuckas from how I claimed King with a glimpse all I see? is how much it irks you I that just 'got a way with words' thats great legal defense but homie on god If you ever book a crowd with that soft lame flow Ill show up just to toss you down that causeway home.. all you'll see is rant flyin through the crowd like a Kanye Showand after that fuckshit you pulled to qualify? You stooped down to whining & scandals just to be in line to get trampled.. You 'ran lines with the kid then Jacked frees' but fucking lied like a damsel and 'got axed tryna to get ya foot in the door' bro these are some of 'The Shining examples' of how your psyches dismantled. I mean, i'm wondering how you expect to hold stock grillin herbs after begging for your name on the card more than a rohaan signature are you slow dawg? Sit & learn hahmie It's bout time the bitch within you gets blitzed.. expected that easy kill so I discontinued his bliss when he got 'fired on before the hit' like ballistic missile defense!! Son I'm flickin ginsus at kids, ya whole style consists of referencing a concept ambigously till the NERD STAN IS AMUSED... and it makes sense, cus youre about as relatable to the scene as the FIRST MAN ON THE MOON. so go ahead, Stitch together any angles you can thread in to taper your defects when all THAT proves is your fabrications cant be cut from the same cloth, Rants tailored to seemstressed. just a ghost of his former self, the transparencys clear as fuck, so next to my haunting image this is just soul food to carry my spirits up!!^^How you tryna duke it out with crowned King, hope you poised to land in a hearse but it's all in jest, your clown-act is a foiled plan that I served, from bar 1, I had this queens blood in the air quicker royal family birthscame brolic & gotcha clock cleaned sparrin', Still think you fly? Ace, Cool ya jets, I'm at mach three dartin'.. while you just piecing together plain concepts like Lockheed Martin..

Posted on: 2017-03-20 17:31:39 Private Message Babylon

...Mind You, This Was Fire. both Ways *Nods Hard* Bab' Was just Outrageously Punching...Hats OFF....!!!

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-20 17:35:06 Private Message MaCc Da Bully GOD

This is the best audio battle so far, by miles. There was a difference in style here and I think that made it even better. One was rather relaxed and well organised with his drop. While the other was a lot more agressive and just went at it. Very close this. 

Rant - This was dope from you but, that was expected. I liked how you came with some fresh attacks that most people haven't done yet (well at least I haven't seen yet). You didn't focus on pointless nameflips you went more creative and attacked his style of rap. This was then added with some very well thoughtout word play that I can't actually flaw. Usually with wordplay it comes across forced by most MCs however this was not the case. I feel your drop was also very well structured. It was consistent with frequent punch after punch. A bar I personally thought came off very well was the Cosplay one, fire. I'm giving this a nine. 

Babylon - This was a savage drop here bro. Shame about the last bit being cut off as it meant the ending of your verse didn't come off as clean. However you definitely compensated with the parts of your verse I did hear. Analysing the most of the verse I heard, it was sharp and on point. The flow and delivery was stronger than your opponent. You brought extremely aggressive bars which I thought stood out even more due to the different styles between the two of you. I don't usually think name flips come off that well but that Kanye show bar was fucking brilliant, both hard hitting and quite humerous, followed up with other hard hitting punches such as the shining bar and the rohaan signature bar. I'm giving this a nine. 

Overall gave you both a nine as I thought it was very even. I'm edging it this way based on preference of one MCs style more than the other, that's how close it was. Best of luck goes to both of you. Fairs in lads. 

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Posted on: 2017-03-20 18:02:37 Private Message Bape

This was close asf , my winner had better vocabulary and wordplay good battle yall . 

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Posted on: 2017-03-20 18:03:41 Private Message YC

First off..Shame that one was put into a disadvantage due to technical difficulties. I still read the verse and pretended like you spit your last 15 seconds. With that said, great battle but it could have been way better if both of you delivered your bars a bit better and with more aggression. Punchwise I liked one's verse more but sounded as if he's reading it of a piece of paper and the general lack of emotion here hurt him. The other delivered his lines better and bridged that gap. Close battle and I've listened twice. Got one edging though

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Posted on: 2017-03-20 19:20:56 Private Message Fybre Optikz

ones rhymes where better other seemed to try to rhyme but words where close to  rhymes but didnt rhyme winner had more punches gb fvs in nh

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Posted on: 2017-03-21 06:11:46 Private Message Lil G 386


One came with more personals. won't sway. fairs in Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 07:24:01 Private Message Bnas


Hall Of Famer
The One

Good Even battle.Had to relisten a few times to see which I felt edged it.Both had good spots in their bars.The teen titan references,The ammo wordplays.AND  then you have the Ghost word play,haunting etc.One has better delivery and multies other edged with wordplay.

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Posted on: 2017-03-21 12:50:24 Private Message Mr-Felon

Ya both went personal as hell even went as far as breakin eachother down stylistically... Ya must really now eachother huh? Anyway, rant liked the flow and liked ur use of wordplay in certain sections aswell ur personals....Babylon the rhymes were deadly and some of ur punchlines and personals got some real reactions out of me if that made sense...I liked both.. i got one edging do to hitting a little harder for me...Probably my favorite battle in the tourney so far...Fairs in

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 15:40:09 Private Message Xercius

Yo this battle was intense!! I knew this was going to be a crazy match up.. Rant came ready.. Had some awesome concepts and nice jabs thrown throughout.. Even got to a little fast rap there for a minute lol.. Nice verse the best I heard from him by far.. Babylon came crazy with the flow.. Had some decent hits and came correct with the verse he gave out.. I felt both on this one hard vote I listened a couple times just to make sure I picked the right one.. Could go either way I feel.: my votes in good material fellas respect!!

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 16:05:44 Private Message LBTRAGIK

Babs I won't lie. Your verse was dope as fuck, the whole delivery and the personals. Had some witty ass flips in there also, (queens blood in the heir/royal family). Rant, you sounded too monotonous here. Many of your lines fell flat either because it took too long to get to the punch or that the punch itself was weak. Your best bit was your closer, tbh.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 18:52:21 Private Message Xwizit

I liked this battle but I'm just dropping a critique and pointing out your flaws mostly. Rant, monotone. When you write, know when you plan on taking breaths. Use pauses and other tricks to hide them. You need to rap more animated, that'll help sneak quick breaths in w/o being noticed. Energy was horrible. Writing was superb but lacked punches and aggression. Babylon, you were better with delivery but not much. You were holding back, not breathing, and honestly started to get boring. Have more fun with your verse. You can do a better than just recite what's written in front of you. But you're writing was nice too. To me this battle was a tie. I expected more tbh honest tho. To who ever makes it, have fun with your delivery, show more confidence and commit to the flow, and you need more punches. Fr. It's audio, you can squeeze them in. Again, I liked the writing and concepts from both and feel it's a tie. But I'm going with the concept or 2 I preferred over the other.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 18:58:55 Private Message Lyve SCIENCE

Clear win.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-21 23:07:52 Private Message X Paces

One had better flow

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-22 01:10:52 Private Message Q

Concept Champion
Tag Team Champion

Jayvin's vote deleted upoun request from both battlers.

Posted on: 2017-03-22 11:12:42 Private Message Manhattan

damn this a hard battle fr, hard choice

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-22 20:09:19 Private Message $ha-Money


Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-22 22:06:24 Private Message QuickSandKilla

Live Battler

I have a winner here it was close. Both had good material. The only thing is both yall had weird delivery to me lol. Especially Babylon no inflection in his voice at all so for that i have my winner by an inch 

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-22 22:54:25 Private Message Dysfunctional

Real nice battle here punchwise. I was hoping to hear a bit better delivery and mic precense from both. For sure I felt I could tell both of you were reading straight through it and didn't really bring your personalities to light. So on that mark your even. I got one being slighty more consistent and creative throughout their whole verse.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-23 08:45:04 Private Message The Einstein

Honestly, I felt one took this with better mic presence, and a more aggressive style to his punches. Both were dope, comes down to preference really. Could go either way. Expect to see a split amount of votes. Good luck to both. Definitely the hottest battle audio side. Fairs in dope shit fellas 

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-23 10:58:00 Private Message Rai


3x Grand Champion
Tag Team Champion
Scheme Champion

2x Custom Beat Champion

Bab was slightly more concise & played nicely off of his personals while having the stronger delivery. Rant had some out of the box stuff that was dope but the verse could've been trimmed of some fat to throw a couple more puns in there. That and the lack of delivery is what gave Bab the W here.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-23 15:03:20 Private Message Bleu

Good battle guys. I have a clear winner here. 

fair vote 

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-23 19:00:16 Private Message Relentless420



Rant: every time i listen 2 Rants verse i hear more and more punches and infact i believe his punches were very intricate and well thought out but they were hinderd and slept on by a lack of energy and aggression hence the reason its better 2 listen a few times.

Babylon: flow and delivery were on point for the most part, mebby a lil stretched at times but + a nice list of multis are what i believe solidified your W on this.

overview: i think if Rant had have had the same amount of emotion during delivery then this would have easily swung the other way due 2 a slighty better written piece.

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-24 02:45:07 Private Message 127839764

idk rant had better quality but sounded a little corny  and felt  like babylon was flowin more

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-24 09:09:45 Private Message Phi


Basic Member

Pretty decent battle! Rant starting off with a few wordplay examples; tea and graphic content (16-bit, tool, graphic, rendered it) ... 

In that regard, great setup! The content kept hitting. 

And then Babylon came back. At first, the first half of the setup was more of a scheme on how Rant is 'less than you', but you surprised me during the second half of the battle verse, adding some comical punches and some wordplay like 'Shining Examples'. 

I wish Letsbeef would let us incorporate mp3's into battles, so we could clean up the vocals and have em be heard ever clear-er than previously on the site...

I'm giving the edge on this one to Bab, particularly because he was able to successfully dissect Rant's initial setup. 

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-24 11:39:42 Private Message Arakari


LBT King
Concept Champion

This was tough....took 2 listens to each to decide. I really liked a lot of Rant's bars. It was complex, intelligent, and different. He was personal in places and it worked well for the most part. I just wish I heard like more of a difference of inflection on the punches to really call them out and give them more emphasis. Babylon was probably more aggressive with his personals and while he didn't quite match Rant's creativity, he had plenty of nice ideas and executed most of them really well which helped a lot of it hit hard. Babylon's delivery was a little more textbook than Rant's and as a result comes off sounding a little cleaner on first listen. I gotta say that the difference here came down to the closer, and while 'plain/plane' has been done to death, the unique set up and delivery of that set of lines was as on point as any in either verse. high 8's.

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Posted on: 2017-03-24 19:21:48 Private Message Esso

Grand Champion

Better flow and voice vs slightly more clever lines. Hmm. Votes in. 

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-24 20:45:37 Private Message LunaticK

Scheme Champion

One was a tad better conceptually and had a killer personal (Rohan line) Rant had beastly flow in spots and original content but didn't feel he had the same punch strength as his opponent. 

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Posted on: 2017-03-25 15:55:33 Private Message Cel

Flakko Brim
The Untouchable

My winner had better battle bars and was a easier listen. Both came with a solid verse but one had more haymakers through out the verse fairs in

Voted: Yes (Hidden)
Posted on: 2017-03-26 00:51:14 Private Message Flakko Brim


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