(AllHipHop News) Battle rap has officially gone mainstream. FuseTV is set to air the new reality show Road To Total Slaughter. The 4-episode program will feature eight participants vying for a chance to compete at Eminem and Slaughterhouse's upcoming Total Slaughter event.
Slaughterhouse members Joe Budden, Crooked I, Joell Ortiz, and Royce da 5'9'' will serve as judges for the battle presented during each episode. Viewers can also watch an uncensored and extended version of each face off on WatchLOUD.com.
The battle rappers taking part in the single elimination tournament include Math Hoffa, Dizaster, Arsonal, Daylyt, Cortez, Marv Won, Big T, and Aye Verb. Winners will have the chance to compete at the big event on July 12th.
The first annual Total Slaughter is set to take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Besides the final rounds of the tournament, Murda Mook vs Loaded Lux and Joe Budden vs Hollow Da Don are scheduled as well.
Road To Total Slaughter is airing tonight (June 18) on Fuse at 11:59 pm EST. Future episodes will run June 25, July 2, and July 9. A special behind-the-scenes special covering Budden, Hollow, Mook, and Lux will air on July 10.
Watch the trailer for Eminem Presents: Total Slaughter below.