URLTV presents Kings vs Queens III Live on Caffeine 4/30/22 (3 PM EST)

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Why cool off if you getting 40k a battle?

Nigs is getting 40 thousand dollars to battle rap? Lol, yo salute to Smack and the battlers, that is insane. I know for a fact Smack was paying the names like $500-$900 like 10 years ago. Is it just URL giving them sort of payouts?

2-3 battles per year and you don't even need to have a real job, depending on where you live...you can just kick your feet up. Good for them, for real. Mook or Lux, maybe Surf too...if they wanted to work/write hard enough, could probably fukk around and make half a ticket in a year off battles. Crazy. Cassidy could definitely do it.
 
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Nigs is getting 40 thousand dollars to battle rap? Lol, yo salute to Smack and the battlers, that is insane. I know for a fact Smack was paying the names like $500-$900 like 10 years ago. Is it just URL giving them sort of payouts?
Top dudes like the ones you named getting that. I believe Geechi/Surf may have mentioned gettin 40k a battle. I want to say it's mostly URL that get big payouts like that. Smack/URL got like a 100M deal thanks to Drake/Caffeine. Also battlers started recognizing their worth when it comes to the sport.
Before the caffeine deal, battlers were demanding a pay raise due to revenue generated from Youtube views and stuff like that.

*This is from my more casual POV. I'm sure some more hardcore fans who do deep dives can break it down better.
 

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Nigs is getting 40 thousand dollars to battle rap? Lol, yo salute to Smack and the battlers, that is insane. I know for a fact Smack was paying the names like $500-$900 like 10 years ago. Is it just URL giving them sort of payouts?

2-3 battles per year and you don't even need to have a real job, depending on where you live...you can just kick your feet up. Good for them, for real. Mook or Lux, maybe Surf too...if they wanted to work/write hard enough, could probably fukk around and make half a ticket in a year off battles. Crazy. Cassidy could definitely do it.

Top tiers get paid like that. Lux got like 100K for Geechi. Surf gets between 20-40. Geechi the same.

Caffeine is paying them.

I was telling my wife the top tier battlers can make 200-300 K a year easily.
 
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Nigs is getting 40 thousand dollars to battle rap? Lol, yo salute to Smack and the battlers, that is insane. I know for a fact Smack was paying the names like $500-$900 like 10 years ago. Is it just URL giving them sort of payouts?

2-3 battles per year and you don't even need to have a real job, depending on where you live...you can just kick your feet up. Good for them, for real. Mook or Lux, maybe Surf too...if they wanted to work/write hard enough, could probably fukk around and make half a ticket in a year off battles. Crazy. Cassidy could definitely do it.
Yeah, top tiers get around that. I also think it varies on their opponent. Geechi mentioned he got 50k for Lux.

I think Caffeine handles the payouts for the Caffeine events and URL for app events. Also, if a battle rapper have a show on Caffeine, that's another check for them.. the pay is good if you're a top tier and a fan favorite tbh.
 

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I feel like battlers shorting themselves cause of loyalty by not battling on RBE. Cal said he got 70k for the Ill Will battle.
Outside of Tay Roc none of these guys have loyalty with the URL. It’s just once you go from URL to RBE Smack and Beasley aren’t doing business with you anymore.
 
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Outside of Tay Roc none of these guys have loyalty with the URL. It’s just once you go from URL to RBE Smack and Beasley aren’t doing business with you anymore.
Surf said URL got him forever so add him to that list. New nikkas don't have the same luxury of the 1st URL class, once they go on RBE, they're finished.
 

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The only rappers who don’t get “punished” by URL are the ones whose names/brands are big enough at this point to carry their own weight.

Hitman, Calicoe, Hollow, Clips, Mook, Shine, DNA, Arsonal…all have battled on RBE multiple times with no repercussions. These newer cats though…Smack & Beasley got them spooked like a pimp who don’t allow his girls to make eye contact with other men.
 

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So Geechi took qleen and jaz a week apart and loss both :francis:

I don’t see his stock dropping a bit either :francis:
Of course not. Gotti isn’t one of the battlers the fans choose to hold accountable. Just disappointed we didn’t see the total annihilation of Jaz that everyone on TBZ insisted was gonna happen.
 

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40barrs choked every round it wasn’t a battle
Gattas was rapping like it was 2010
Jaz wasn’t good her opponents were so bad the crowd was riding with her
There may not be anyone who can get less credit on this board than Jaz lol.
 
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