FlipTop has finally unveiled the list of competitors for this year’s Isabuhay Tournament!

The Philippines’ biggest battle rap league is hosting a string of major battle events to kick off 2023, with three first-round battles at Second Sight 11 on March 18, where Zaito and J-King, G-Clown and Illtimate, and JDee and Castillo will face off.

The highly anticipated Isabuhay Tournament will be featuring a mix of FlipTop veterans and rookies alike, as well as returning competitors. The reigning MC will bag a cash prize of PHP100,000 and the championship title.

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This year’s competitors are:

  1. Zaito
  2. J-King
  3. G-Clown
  4. Illtimate
  5. JDee
  6. Castillo
  7. Asser
  8. Sayadd
  9. Hazky
  10. Poison13
  11. Plaridhel
  12. Invictus
  13. C-Quence
  14. Prince Rhyme
  15. Bagsik
  16. Sak Maestro
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In the announcement post, FlipTop wrote that similar to past Isabuhay editions, the full bracket matches will only be released as the date for the first round approaches, to ensure all MCs have equal preparation time.

Isabuhay is one of FlipTop’s widely awaited annual tournament events. First held in 2013, past winners include some of the league’s biggest names, including Aklas, Batas, Pistolero, Shehyee, and “The Regionals: Philippines” alumni Loonie and Mhot.

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