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Murda Mook Responds to Battling Drake, Plus Surprise Battles DB & Freestyles!

Battle Rap Champ and MC extraordinaire, Murda Mook, stopped by Sway in the Morning to talk about his collab with Snoop on his Gladiator School — a highly anticipated male and female MC rap battle. Snoop was also on the line with us, and revealed some secrets about the event that’s going down during BET Hip Hop Awards. He also told us that he hand-picked all the battles that are going down Friday, September 19.

While in-studio, Mook revealed that Drake DID challenge him to a battle rap, and he gave us the story behind it.

Mook was also surprised with an on-the-spot battle with our very own DB. Watch below and he murks him and follows with a dope freestyle!

Watch below, and if you’re in Atlanta on Friday, September 19, cop your tickets for Snoop’s Gladiator School HERE. Head over to snoopsgladiatorschool.com for more.


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