When ever a rapper is in London the Tim Westwood Show is usually the first stop. Westwood’s show airs on BBC 1Xtra Saturday’s from 9pm to 11pm and rapper are given a chance to showcase their lyrical skills. The freestyles spit on Westwood’s show are some of the best to bless the air waves. The emcees use their creativity, flow, and improvisation in these freestyles (unlike freestyles in the US). It is truly an art to be able to be put on the spot and rap. These 10 freestyles convey the art of the freestyle the best on the Tim Westwood Show.
Beats Used: “Hard House Banton” – Sirens, “Who’s Real” – Jadakiss, and “Hottest in the Hood” – Red Cafe
Beats Used: “Red Nation” – The Game, “Start It Up” – Lloyd Banks, “Loyalty” – Birdman, “Yonkers” – Tyler the Creator
Beats Used: Dom Kennedy Instrumental
Beats Used: “Role Model” – Eminem, “Just Don’t Give a F***” – Eminem, “8 Mile” – Eminem (Not Rapped Ove