Buffalo's best emcees are ready – it's BATTLE SEASON! Check out the videos from the WNY rappers who want the title of King or Queen of the Queen City! This is part three, whoever wins from this heat will go up against the winners of the other heats to battle it out for the title, a mini-documentary and a feature on Buffalo Alive with Yasmin Young!

Vote at the bottom of all the videos!!
** Voting closes at 5 PM on Friday, May 27, 2016***

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    Maloe Music

    Maloe Music is a self-published author, who writes under the moniker M.Coley & Recording Artist. He wants to show people that life lessons can be learned even in the midst of mayhem! His audio artistry reflects his eclectic blended influences!

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    Lady Madness

    Lady Madness is a 22-year-old, who has written her own raps since the age of 15 and continues to write raps as well as songs and poetry. There is no one more passionate about music from the city than her!

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    Steph Lamonte

    Steph Lamonte is a young artist aspiring to make a change with a positive message and truth. Through his trials and tribulations he plans to share his testimony.

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    Instagram: Stephlamonte_

    Twitter: Stephlamonte_

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    Jaali Cypher

    Jaali Cyoher is a 19-year-old Hip Hop artist from Buffalo. He's opened for 2015 XXL Freshman Dizzy Wright, Chris Webby and other national artist. He strives to promote positivity and growth in his community, as well as encourage others to follow their dreams and use their potential in the most productive way possible!

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    Facebook: JaaliCypher

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    Marquel J.

    Marquél Jeffries, better known by his stage name Marquél or interchangeably, Francs, is an American Hip-Hop recording artist, from Buffalo. Marquél made his debut in the music world in 2011 with his song, "Role Play."

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    Twitter: Marquel_J16

    Instagram: Marquel_J16

    Facebook: Marquel Jeffries

    Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/marquel_j16

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    Zay Weeks

    Zay Weeks is a rapper from Buffalo, who is 19 years old and a member of the Royal Kings.

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    SoundCloud: Royal Kings

    YouTube: Royal Kings