Blaze Battle Round 1, DVD
Filmed in New York City - the birthplace of Hip Hop - and aired on HBO in 2000, the Blaze Battle World Championship pit sixtenn top freestyle MCs in an all out competition for prizes and the ultimate title of Blaze Battle World Champion. The result? 16 hungry MCs in an all-out lyrical war for money, power, & respect in the rap game. The Blaze Battle World Championship was created for hip hop's top freestyle MCs to put their lyrical skills to the ultimate test with an audience of their peers deciding who's best. Local battles were held in New York, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago and Orlando. These winners, along with top contenders from past Blaze Battles, stepped into the NYC arena for this final competition.
Hip Hop icon KRS-One is the evening's host.