Dizaster on his controversial battle with Arcane

The battle-rap scene has grown tremendously over the past few years, thanks to video battles like Smack DVDs and Fight Klub, and leagues like King of the Dot, Grind Time and the UW Battle League springing up everywhere. Dizaster -- in town this weekend to battle Detour as part of the two-day Perfect Storm battle -- is one of the biggest champions in the history of professional battling, destroying longtime champions like Jin and DNA, even crushing the founder of KOTD, Organik, before famously destroying Canibus.

See also: - Sat & Sun: Perfect Storm Battle at Maxim Lounge, 3/30-3/31 - Dent on why battling is a fundamental part of the rap game - The Body Bag Battles League takes MC Battles in a whole new direction

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