Smack White Brings Battle Rap to Cipha Sounds’ Hip-Hop Improv
On Friday, October 25, 2013, Smack White of URLT TV was featured in the Hip-Hop Improv Show – TAKE IT PERSONAL presented by Hot 97′s Cipha Sounds and Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), the top improv theater and school in NYC. Improvisers from Cipha Sounds’ team A Tribe Called YES (Lydia Hensler, Abra Tabak, Brandon Gardner, Phil Jackson, Christian Capozolli and Cipha Sounds) reenacted verses between battle rappers Cortez and Goodz.
“We wanted to demonstrate a real battle rap experience. Smack, Cortez and Goodz held nothing back and I loved it,” said Cipha Sounds. Music was provided by DJ Drewski of Hot 97 and Sirius XM. Special guests included Keith Nelson (AllHipHop.com), Jakk Doe (JakkDoe.com), and more. The event was sponsored by Corona. Check out video taken of the event below.