FlipTop 2017 Metro Manila presents: Ahon 7, Day 2, Isabuhay Finals @ San Juan Gym, San Juan City, Metro Manila Philippines. December 17, 2016. Filipino Conference Battle.
FlipTop 2017 Battle League is the first and largest professional rap battle conference in the Philippines, founded by Alaric Riam Yuson (known as Anygma) in 2010. The league promotes Pinoy hip hop. FlipTop 2017 is heavily influenced by the original rap battle leagues in the West founded in 2008 – Grind Time Now, King of the Dot and Don’t Flop, which inspired the creation of FlipTop and other battle leagues around the world. The league also branched out into several divisions after its success. – source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FlipTop_Battle_League
In general, FlipTop 2017 contest consists of 3 rounds with a time limit for each contender. The contest goes on overtime if there is a draw. The first turn is decided by a game of chance i.e. toss coin. Both scripted or non-scripted bars are permitted. Bad languages such as profanities and insults are permitted in the contest, as long as the contestants acknowledges that these shouldn’t be taken seriously or on a personal level outside of the stage.
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