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DJ Eclipse Interviews PH on “Halftime Radio” WNYU 89.1fm (Video) + “How To Battle” (Audio)

PH went up to The Halftime Radio Show on WNYU 89.1fm, with Chordz Cordero and myself, GMS, to talk to host DJ Eclipse about his new album KNOW THE LEDGE. The conversation quickly turned to battling, then and now, the differences between the rules from the days of Blaze Battle and Braggin’ Rites and the popular battle leagues today, like GrindTimeNow and KOTD. This was a perfect segway into PH’s song “How To Battle” off the album, where PH flips the 50 Cent classic How To Rob but names dozens of MC’s in the battle game today.

The interview is dope. This is just part 2, the only part I had video of, but I will put up the audio of the rest in a few days. A lot of interesting stuff is talked about, plus a cypher between PH, Chordz and myself towards the end.

I included the full audio of the song “How To Battle”, below the video. See how many battle rappers you can catch as PH weaves their names into metaphors!

10 Battle Rap Commandments PT. 1

PH

1. NO TOUCHING – No physical touching or visual threats. Cases in point:

Math Hoffa Vs. Dose

When you do this …

Math vs Dose

This is what happens!!!

Math punches Dose video

Basically Math asked Dose to step back, because he was to close to his face. Dose did not adhere to the 6 foot and change NYB Giant, his hat brim hit Math in the nose, so Math returned the favor, but with his fists. Let this be a lesson Kiddies, talk all the tough shit you want to talk, but at the end of the day you are gonna end up on the wrong side of an ass whoopin’ if you get too close to someone, or flash a pistol like this next guy did!

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