Live Updates From The "Blackout 5" Pre-Show

After months of hype, King Of The Dot’s “Blackout 5″ is finally here.

Based on yesterday's Drake-attended press conference and Thursday's KOTD/New Era hat launch, it's safe to say we have two very exciting days of battle rap ahead of us.

Tonight's main event is Hitman Holla vs. Shotty Horroh, which was already set to blow the roof off Toronto's Queen Elizabeth Theatre, but will be even more electric with Drake's $10,000 going to the winner of the now-judged battle. Check out our full preview of that match-up here.

Now, the good news:

So far, there isn't any bad news. Which is more good news! The lineup extended around the Queen Elizabeth Theatre early:

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There's a dude in line with a pink suit.

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Here's another look at the #BLACKOUT5 stage.

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Me and @dirtbagdan408 prepping the PPV. #comingasap

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The PPV went live! It is available for purchase here:

We had some issues with this page, and will now be updating all of the battles here.

While you're waiting, check out some of our BO5 preview content:

What do you think about the event? Let us know in the comments below.