Battle Rap Thrives In The West


BATTLE RAP THRIVES IN THE WEST announces February event in California, continues to positively promote Hip-Hop

Riverside, CA – Friday, February 15th 2013, will host emcees in Riverside at the “Cali Iz Active” event as they battle one another to assert their lyrical dominance in the ever-growing world of battle rap.  With the success of the 3rd installment of “How the West Was Won”, shows signs of immense growth as a brand and offers battlers and hip-hop enthusiasts an excellent way of honing their craft and promoting themselves. 

Former California Champion Keion Kasino will face off against Shi Dog.  C.B., well known for his energy and explosive performances will battle Cali Smoov.  Yung Pop and Deezy K have created a firestorm in the community by declaring their position as top tier performers and calling out a number of opponents.  Thus, they will look to prove their claims as they battle Diesel and Sonic Soundwaveus individually.  Spartacus, another veteran from California will face off against Billy Boondocks.  Additionally, there will be the opportunity for newcomers to test themselves at several try-out battles during the event.

Each battle will be made accessible via’s official website ( and Youtube.  The event will take place at Club Vibe, which is located at 1805 University Avenue in Riverside, CA.  Doors will open at 8:00 PM; entry will be $5 before 9:00 PM, and $10 after. 

AHAT (All Hip Hop, All The Time) is a hip-hop movement that began in 2008.  The AHAT movement includes the Rap Battle League which is one of the biggest battle leagues in the world. has garnered over 30 million views and over 50,000 subscribers on Youtube (  The Rap Battle League has four divisions: Las Vegas, California, Texas, and Utah. 


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