Great North Battle 2024

The Great North Battle returns for its 5th edition in Toronto!

Co-presented by SING! The Toronto International Vocal Arts Festival

A true celebration of hip hop shining light on all of the elements with battles, showcases and performances over 2 days.

Saturday June 1st will showcase the worlds of beatboxing, battle rap and beat production coming together at El Mocambo (464 Spadina Ave. #462, Toronto, ON M5T 2G8) open to all ages.

Beatbox Canada in partnership with SING! shall be hosting the seeding rounds/first battle rounds of both the solo/loopstation categories of our stacked international beatbox competition with judge and special guest showcases mixed in.

Our partners in the world of battle rap are the premier battle league KOTD. They will be hosting a 4 person on beat battle rap tournament with 4 hungry MCs all vying for title of champion.

We will also be hosting a special showcase beat production battle featuring Fresh Kils vs Memorex in collaboration with PTRN SLCT that is sure to get your head bobbing.

Sunday June 2nd will feature the conclusion of our beatbox competitons and a breakdance battle in partnership with UBL at the Rec Room (255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3M9) open to all ages.

Our breakdance partners at the UBL will be hosting an amazing 7 to Smoke Battle battle, and having judges showcase their skills on the dance floor to start the afternoon.

While all of these elements are happening there shall be live visual art curated by some of the most respected graffiti artists in the city.

We will be joined by acclaimed artist Dylan Hennessy who will be performing a live loop set.

Finally we will conclude our beatbox competitions, with the winner of the Solo battle winning an entry to the Grand Beatbox Battle presented by Swissbeatbox happening in Japan later this year!

Come see how we do in the North!

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