Quarterfinals: The 1st Annual Rap-etology Classic

MDM_NCAA_2013Bracket_rd3Now that the NCAA bracket fatigue has subsided, it’s time to get back to business. The pool of contenders for greatest rap territory has been cut in half after 16 squads did battle.  See below for more in-depth information about the match-ups in this year’s Rap-etology Elite 8.

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(1) New York vs (9) Chicago

New York: Eric B. & Rakim, Notorious B.I.G., NaS, LL Cool J, Run DMC, A Tribe Called Quest, Jay-Z, KRS-One, Melle Mel, Public Enemy

Chicago: Common, Do or Die, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Twista, Rhymefest, Chief Keef, Crucial Conflict, Da Brat, GLC

(4) New Orleans vs (12) New Jersey

New Orleans: Juvenile, Lil Wayne, Mystikal, TRU, B.G., Fiend, Jay Electronica, Mannie Fresh, Mia X, Turk

New Jersey: Lauryn Hill, Naughty By Nature, Queen Latifah, Redman, Sugarhill Gang, Joe Budden, Chino XL, Hussein Fatal, Wyclef Jean, Serius Jones

(2) Los Angeles vs (10) Philadelphia

Los Angeles: Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, N.W.A., Ice Cube, Ice T, Cypress Hill, DJ Quik, Pharcyde, The Game, Warren G

Philadelphia: The Roots, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Beanie Sigel, Freeway, Schooly D, Cassidy, Eve, Young Gunz, State Property, Major Figgas

(3) Atlanta vs (11) Detroit

Atlanta: Outkast, Ludacris, T.I., Goodie Mob, Young Jeezy, B.O.B., Jermaine Dupri, Kris Kross, TLC, Ying Yang Twins

Detroit: Slum Village, Eminem, D12, Royce Da 5’9,” Obie Trice, Big Sean, Black Milk, Danny Brown, Guilty Simpson, Proof

For additional coverage of The Rap-etology Classic, subscribe to the Marz Media Podcast on iTunes, where LeMar and DeSalv will weigh in on their picks for this unprecedented tournament.

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