Battle rap is making incredible strides towards gaining its acceptance from a wide range of mainstream hip-hop fans, and this upcoming cypher presented to you by DNA, Cortez and Hollow Da Don, is sure to take the entire battle rap culture to new heights once the video drops. The trio has been known for holding it down with straight up bars while facing off against an opponent in the battle ring, but this time around they each got a chance to display their lyrical talents over a beat as well.

VladTV was present at the battle cypher video shoot and captured exclusive footage from the event, along with a brief interview with the three rappers. Check out the behind the scenes footage above and be sure to check out the full cypher once the video drops.