Presented by Buff Recordings and X-Calibre Management in conjunction with DJ
Pogo, Round 1 of Battle Scars took place on Thursday 13th April 2000 at
Dingwalls in Camden. The night was hosted by the Procryptix with music from DJ
Pogo, City Thriller and a live band the Crown Prosecution Service. The MCs,
poets and lyricists came to do battle for a prize of £200. There could only be
one winner and the MCs skill decided who would survive to go on to the final
later in the year.
XS Promotions & DJ Pogo Present:
'BATTLE SCARS – LYRICAL COMBAT’
HEAT 2: LYRICS OF FURY
Thursday 12th April 2001
8-2am Subterania – 12 Acklam RD W10 [Ladbroke
Grove Tube] £5 in advance plus booking fee from all Mean Fiddler outlets, HMV
or TICKETMASTER: 0207 344 0044, (£8 with flyer/£10 on the door)
12th April sees the second installment of Battlescars @ Subterania. Some of the UK’s top freestyle MC’s go head to head for £250 plus a place in the final at the end of the year.
Hosted by SONIC (Trillars) & RIDDLA (Titan), this month features DJ POGO & OD on the decks, a special performance from UK beatboxer ‘BOXCLEVER’ and backing from the BATTLESCARS in house band – ‘THE CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE’.
Judges on the night will be JANE FLAME & MACPHARLO (Choice 96.9fm), SHORTEE BLITZ & BIG TED (Kiss100fm), DISORDA (Suspect packages/Itch 90.6fm), BARB & GENERAL (The Homegrown Entourage), GENERAL LEE (Cruise 95.4fm), and KAE (Bo$$
Contestants send demo tapes to:
Lawyer, c/o Buff Recordings
PO Box 23523
London E13 0UP
Tel: Lawyer 07973 930 353
HEAT 3: Thursday 10th August. WORD WAR III. PAs
to be announced. 4 Round elimination £250 prize to winner and chance of a BUFF
HEAT 4: Thursday 13th December. GRUDGEMENT DAY /
FINAL CONFLICT. PAs to be announced. Winners,
runner ups and impressive contestants from previous heats compete for the grand
prizes to be announced.
For more info, press passes or guestlist to this event please contact Dan Albion on: 07976 352 838 or email:
XS Promotions [part of the Calibrated Music Group] PO
Box 23523, London E13 OUP
Email:firstname.lastname@example.org :: Tel: 07976 352 838