Own The Block was started by childhood friends, Tyler The Instigator and YoungstaCPT to provide a platform for rappers to showcase their skills and lyrical abilities to the rest of South Africa and the world.

The brand is recognised as leaders in South African battle rap and is the only street rap battle league in the country. 

The rap battles take place on street corners and at various popular locations around Cape Town in the ‘ghettos’, suburbs and townships where the crowd decides the winner.

Own The Block has positioned themselves as an entertainment company and will feature the best battle rappers in every city, with the main focus on rap battles and will offer 2 main services which include rap battles and live performances. 

The Own The Block rappers are as follows:

- Imie Vanie Delft
- Mykey
- Jamie Palm
- Sir Kir
- The Kulture
- Infinite Line
- Mafatsheng
- KTH King
- Raykin J

You can find out more from their website www.owntheblock.co.za