Watch TeamBackPack's BAR FIGHT: 2 Rounds, 2 Beats, 48 Bars

This is not your average battle series.

If you're not yet familiar with our friends at TeamBackPack, you need to become familiar. Committed to celebrating the art of hip-hop, TBP brings together the best hip-hop artists from around the world for special events and media, putting the spotlight on talented individuals and introducing them to millions around the world. Think of them as a half-sibling of DJBooth, hip-hop being a father to us both.

The latest release from TBP is a new series titled BAR FIGHT, which pits two emcees up against one another to battle in front of a live audience. 

After two rounds, two beats and 48 bars, a winner is chosen by the people.

For the first episode, Rhode Island native Passionate MC faces off against Las Vegas emcee X.

And in the second, participation is expanded to four artists as duos Alien Family (made up of Obvi and Catalyst) and Y.O.X (made up up JL and Lyricks) go head-to-head. 

Be sure to keep it locked to the Booth for future installments of TBP's BAR FIGHT series. We plan to keep you fully stocked with bars.

By Brendan Varan, you can follow him on Twitter