As the event date for the Eminem-backed Total Slaughter nears, Shady Films and WatchLOUD have announced that the lead-up reality series Road To Total Slaughter will air on the Fuse network beginning tomorrow (June 18) at 11:59 pm EST.
Road to Total Slaughter will serve as a 4-episode series featuring the event’s eight battlers living together under one roof “as they vie in a single-elimination tournament for the chance to perform later this summer” at Total Slaughter according to a press release from Electus Digital, a company that owns WatchLOUD as well as CollegeHumor and other sites.
Each of the reality show’s four episodes will include a battle judged by Slaughterhouse. Additionally, an uncensored and extended version of each episode will air on WatchLOUD.com following its network appearance.
Rappers included in the Road to Total Slaughter competition are Arsonal, Aye Verb, Big T, Cortez, Daylyt, Dizaster, Marv Won, and Math Hoffa. According to Electus Digital, each of the battlers included will receive mentorship by Loaded Lux and Murda Mook along the way.
The culminating Total Slaughter event is scheduled for July 12 at the Hammerstein Ballrom in NYC. The inaugural event’s card will feature battles between Joe Budden and Hollow Da Don; and Loaded Lux and Murda Mook; as well as other battles to be determined by the results of the Road to Total Slaughter lead-up.
Among the producers of Road to Total Slaughter are Paul Rosenberg and Eminem, as representatives of Shady Films.
After tomorrow’s series premiere, follow-up episodes will air on June 25, July 2, and July 9. Additionally, Fuse will air a Bright Lights special as a behind-the-scenes view into the lives of the headlining battlers Joe Budden, Loaded Lux, Murda Mook and Hollow Da Don on July 10.
A trailer for the Road to Total Slaughter series is available below.