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RZA – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

RZA takes his turn on the mic for Funkmaster Flex’s freestyle series with like 1000 bars over A Boogie’s “Drowning” instrumental. The new Wu-Tang album, helmed by Mathematics, is out now.

Previously: Wu-Tang Clan ft. Method Man – If Time Is Money (Fly Navigation)/Hood Go Bang (Video)

Method Man & Black Thought – Sway in The Morning Freestyle

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

So Black Thought and Meth sit down with Sway for an interview and he puts them on the spot for some bars. If you think for a second that either of these guys was caught off guard you’ve got another thing coming to you, because they rolled up their sleeves and demolished those mics. Meth looses a couple of points for having to pull out his phone, but damn, he had some ridiculous verses stashed on that thing.

Previously: Wu-Tang Clan ft. Redman – People Say (Video) | Statik Selektah, Black Thought & Joey Bada$$ Live in NYC

Papoose – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

“you tellin me this clown is a killer, silly guys, the only clown I know who was a killer was Pennywise”

Papoose returns to the booth with Flex at Hot 97 and sets shit off with bars about Colin Kaepernick and Hurricane Harvey before going in for a solid 7 minutes over Wu-Tang’s “C.R.E.A.M” instrumental.

Previously: Papoose – Rollin In The Coupe

Common – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2000)

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Tim Westwood shares a Common freestyle session in London from 2000 for this week’s Throwback Thursday offering. Com sets it off with a performance of his track “Funky For You” with Jill Scott and Bilal before transitioning to “Heat” and a freestyled version of “The Questions,” all of which appeared on the Like Water For Chocolate album.

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Fred The Godson – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Fred The Godson swings by Hot 97 with his man Jaquae for his turn in the booth with Flex. Frederico is of course known for his metaphors and punchlines and he lives up to his reputation on this one.

Previously: Fred The Godson ft. Jaquae, Jim Jones & Vado – Different Scenario

Junior M.A.F.I.A – Tim Westwood Freestyle (1995)

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Here’s a rare 1995 freestyle from Junior Mafia, sans Big, for Tim Westwood and Funkmaster Flex’s Rap Xchange series. Lil Cease, Lil Kim, Chico Del Vec and Trife spit for about 4 minutes, laying down verses that would eventually end up on their debut album Conspiracy.

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RZA – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2003)

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Here’s a quick RZA freestyle for Tim Westwood from 2003 that starts out as a performance of “Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing ta F Wit” before he switches the lyrics up a bit.

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A$AP Ferg – LA Leakers Freestyle

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

A$AP Ferg is the latest contestant in the booth with the LA Leakers for their freestyle series and he makes an excellent beat selection with Snoop Dogg’s “Pump Pump” instrumental, which fits his style impeccably, and gets bodied completely.

Previously: A$AP Ferg Breaks Down the “East Coast” Lyrics

Vic Mensa – Funkmaster Flex Freestyle

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Vic Mensa finally gets his turn in the booth at Hot 97 for Funkmaster Flex’s ongoing freestyle series. Listen up as he goes in over Noreaga’s “Banned From TV” instrumental and touches on everything from his recent gun charge to Flex’s Tupac criticism.

Previously: Watch Vic Mensa Perform “We Could Be Free” Live

Joe Budden – Tim Westwood Freestyle (2003)

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

In addition to it being Throwback Thursday, today is also Joe Budden’s birthday so Tim Westwood went ahead and liberated this rare audio of him going in over 50 Cent’s “Backdown” back in 2003.

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