Epic Rap Battles of History
Epic Rap Battles of History, or ERB for short, is a YouTube series created by Nice Peter and EpicLLOYD, pitting famous historic and pop culture figures, against one another in a rap battle format. It is among the most subscribed channels on YouTube with over 14.2 million subscribers. Episodes regularly feature guest cameos with past cameos including other internet celebrities such as Lisa Donovan, Timothy DeLaGhetto, George Watsky, DeStorm Power, Jesse Wellens, PewDiePie, Jenna Marbles, Lilly Singh, Ray William Johnson, Rhett and Link, and Smosh. On July 3, 2013, “Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney”, was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the United States. 10 other singles, including “Adolf Hitler vs Darth Vader”, “Albert Einstein vs Stephen Hawking”, “Dr. Seuss vs William Shakespeare”, “Master Chief vs Leonidas”, “Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates”, “Justin Bieber vs Ludwig van Beethoven”, “Mario Brothers vs Wright Brothers”, “Mr. T vs Mr. Rogers”, “Abraham Lincoln vs Chuck Norris”, and “Hitler vs Vader 2”, were later certified Gold as well.