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Chris Coleman
UMBC MCs battle to meet G-funk legend
UMBC MCs battle to meet G-funk legend

Anyone in the Commons at UMBC Thursday night might have thought they were witnessing a scene from the film “8 Mile.” The UMBC Student Events Board sponsored a Rap Battle event in the SportsZone area of the Commons. The freestyle battle was open to students, staff, and the outside community. The grand prize? A chance to meet rapper Snoop Dogg after his performance on Friday, April 29 at Quadmania 2011. The lively event was hosted by Stevo Karolenko, a member of the Student Events Board who normally hosts Thursday night open mics and events. Karolenko said the rap battle takes place once a semester and is normally a crowd favorite. “We thought rap hadn’t been...