Epic Rap Battles of History, officially shortened to ERB or ERBoH, is a YouTube video series created by Peter Shukoff (a.k.a. Nice Peter) and Lloyd Ahlquist (a.k.a. EpicLLOYD). The series pits famous historical and pop culture figures, either fictional or otherwise, against one another in a rap battle format.
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Epic Rap Battles of History - Einstein vs. Stephen Hawking - Netflix
“Einstein vs. Stephen Hawking” is a song and music video, performed by Zach Sherwin, Peter “NicePeter” Shukoff, and Lloyd “EpicLLOYD” Ahlquist. It is the 7th episode of the 1st season of the YouTube video series Epic Rap Battles of History. The video was released on 30 March 2011 on Shukoff's YouTube channel.
Epic Rap Battles of History - Music video - Netflix
The video features 20th-century German-American theoretical physicist Albert Einstein (portrayed by Zach Sherwin) and English theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking (portrayed by NicePeter) facing off in a rap battle. American astronomer Carl Sagan (portrayed by EpicLLOYD) makes a brief cameo appearance. As of June 2017, the video has received over 111 million views on YouTube.
Epic Rap Battles of History - References - Netflix