The Top Rap Battles Of 2015 From Around The World

The best battles from leagues around the world, including ones from India, Lebanon and Russia.

Every battle rap league has its own classics. Battles that ignite the entire community into discussion and debate — whether it be global or local — and that stick in the collective memory of those who watch them.

Over the last month, we've been listing 2015's best battles from many of the big leagues (including URL, KOTD, Don't Flop, QOTR, iBattle, Spit Dat Heat, and RBE) but smaller leagues have their classics too.

We asked as many leagues as we could find to submit their best battle from 2015.

Here are the best submissions we got from around the world (along with a few picks we made ourselves). Check out the best from America here.

Battle Of The Brave

Who: Hollow Da Don (Queens, N.Y.) vs. Pat Stay (Dartmouth, N.S., Canada)
Where: Battle Of The Brave's "Birth Of The Brave" in London, England
When: Dec. 6, 2015

Scrambles 4 Money

Who: Soul (Fife, Scotland) vs. Fungus (Cape Town, South Africa)
Where: Scrambles 4 Money's "Divergence" in Braamfontein, South Africa
When: June 27, 2015

Flip Top

Who: Aklas vs. Loonie
Where: FlipTop's "Ahon 5" at San Juan Gym, N. Domingo, San Juan City, Metro Manila, Philippines
When: Dec. 20, 2014


Who: Oxxxymiron (St. Petersburg, Russia) vs. Johnyboy (Riga, Latvia)
Where: VersusBattleRU's event in St. Petersburg, Russia
When: April 5, 2015

Amped Up

Who: Dunn D (Hobart, Tasmania) vs. Big KOZ (Brisbane, Australia)
Where: Amped Up's “Southbound 2” in Hobart, Tasmania
When: Nov. 14, 2015

The Arena

Who: Dizaster (Los Angeles, Calif.) vs. Edd Abbas (Beirut, Lebanon)
Where: The Arena's one-off in Beirut, Lebanon
When: May 31, 2015

Rap Contenders

Who: Hermano Salvatore (France) vs. Freddy Gruesum (Canada)
Where: Rap Contenders 9 in Paris, France
When: April 25, 2015


Who: Monk.E (Montreal, Canada) vs. Freddy Gruesum
Where: WordUP!'s "TeamUP!" in Montreal, Canada
When: Feb. 27, 2015

They-See Battle League

Who: Xpolymer Dar (Islamabad, Pakistan) vs. Deikilluminati (Islamabad, Pakistan)
Where: They-See Battle League in Islamabad, Pakistan
When: Aug. 21, 2015

Battle Bars Bombay

Who: E.M.F. (India) vs. D'Evil (India)
Where: Battle Bars Bombay’s “Civil War” in India
When: Apr. 22, 2015

King Of The Ronalds

Who: EMC (Oxford, England) vs. Mac Sherry (London, England)
Where: KOTR’s “The End of a Beginning” in England.
When: Feb. 21, 2015

Gift Of The Gab

Who: Rivers (London, England) vs. Dialect (Leeds, England)
Where: Gift Of The Gab & EURL's "Order & Chaos" in London, England
When: Jan. 25, 2015

Don't Flop Extra U.K.

Who: Yorkz (Derby, England) Vs. JTC (U.K.)
Where: Don’t Flop Extra’s “Training Days” in London, England
When: Oct. 3, 2015

Poetic Warfare

Who: Immoral (Southampton, England) vs. Jayce (Winchester, England)
Where: Poetic Warfare’s “Corruption” in Southampton, England
When: Oct. 30, 2015

GZ Battles (Vancouver)

Who: Wildcard (Abbotsford, B.C., Canada) vs. Ape Yola (Vancouver, B.C., Canada)
Where: GZ Battles' "Surprise Party" in Vancouver, Canada
When: Nov. 7, 2015

GZ Battles (Toronto)

Who: Isaac Knox (Orlando, Fla.) vs. Illipsis (Vancouver, Canada)
Where: GZ Battles’ “World Domination 5” in Toronto, Canada
When: Aug. 23, 2015

Smoked Out Battles

Who: Madflex (Richmond, Calif.) vs. Stevie P (Vancouver, Canada)
Where: Smoked Out Battles' "Vol. 7" in Vancouver, B.C, Canada
When: Jan. 30, 2015


Who: Joey Gambello (Toronto, Canada) vs. Franchise (Toronto, Canada)
Where: BeastMODE's "Call To Arms" in Toronto, Canada
When: Oct. 3, 2015

With files from Jonathan Velez.


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