ERB: J. R. R. Tolkien vs George R. R. Martin. Epic Rap Battles of History

Published on: Monday, May 2, 2016

J. R. R. Tolkien vs George R. R. Martin. Epic Rap Battles of History

J.R.R. Tolkien and George R.R. Martin face off in this episode of Epic Rap Battles of History. Who won? You decide! Want to help ERB? Support us here:

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▼ CAST ▼
George R. R. Martin: EpicLLOYD

J. R. R. Tolkien: Nice Peter

John Bonham, John Paul Jones & Jimmy Page: Dante Cimadamore

Human Warrior & Orc: Joey Greer

Hodor: Ricky Mammone

Jon Snow: Rudy Fermin

Khaleesi: Ceciley Jenkins

Elves: Sulai Lopez & Shaun Lewin

▼ CREW ▼
Executive Producers:
Peter Shukoff and Lloyd Ahlquist

Directed by:
Nice Peter

Mike Bettete

Written by:
EpicLLOYD, Nice Peter, Mike Bettete, Zach Sherwin, Dante Cimadamore and Samantha Kellie

Senior Director of Studios:
Michelle Maloney

Production Coordinator:
Shaun Lewin

Song Produced by:
Nice Peter & Jose ""Choco"" Reynoso

Mixed by:
Nice Peter and Jose ""Choco"" Reynoso

Beat Produced by:
Epistra Beats

Video Editing by:
Andrew Sherman, Ryan Moulton and Nice Peter

Assistant Editor:
Josh Best

VFX and Compositing:
Andrew Sherman and Ryan Moulton

Additional VFX:
Javier Sánchez-Blanco Boyer

Director of Photography:
Jon Na

Costume Designer/Art Director:
Sulai Lopez

Costuming Assistant:
Catherine Charpentier

Department Make Up Head:
Tara Lang & Ashlyn McIntyre

Make Up:
Brittany White

Asst. Make Up:
Caitlyn Brisbin

Art Department:
Remmington Brimmer

Andrew Kurchinski

Kurt Schmidt

Music Supervisor/Playback:
Dante Cimadamore

Yev Belilovskiy & Andy Chinn

Production Assistant:
Atoki Ileka & Edrei Hutson

Matthew Ciampa

Produced by:
Atul Singh for Maker Studios



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  • coolio games

    coolio games

     10 hours ago +1

    "teabaggins my nuts!" instant win

  • Dem0


     10 hours ago

    I'm sorry but when Martin does that "yeah" at 0:35 just kills me

  • Maciej Januś

    Maciej Januś

     17 hours ago

    Tolkien's lines were more meaningful and hit harder, but Martin's flow and visuals made him more entertaining. Kinda like their books.

  • Marcus Anark

    Marcus Anark

     19 hours ago

    I knew it would mention the R.R. thing.

  • Melkhiordarkblade


     22 hours ago

    Martin: Well I have incest.
    Turin and his sister: Ahem

  • Averon god of Fire

    Averon god of Fire

     1 days ago

    Yo Tolkien don’t talk about hacks okay😂🤣

  • Alexander Morton

    Alexander Morton

     1 days ago

    Tyrion: This is going to be epic!

    Gimli: May the best dwarf win!

  • EisenhowerRepublican


     1 days ago

    "lift up my gut and tea Baggins my nuts"


  • Nervanian News Network [Triple N]

    Nervanian News Network [Triple N]

     1 days ago +1

    GoT is better

  • Tiarnan Tyrrell

    Tiarnan Tyrrell

     1 days ago

    Tolkien obviously won #lotr

  • Garnik Medik

    Garnik Medik

     2 days ago +1

    Tolkien is the best🔥🔥🔥🔥🤙😎😎😎

  • Garnik Medik

    Garnik Medik

     2 days ago


  • anthony rowan

    anthony rowan

     2 days ago


  • Zachary Avila

    Zachary Avila

     2 days ago

    Pause the video 1:56 . Right when the flame moves closest to his pipe. Is it me, or does that bowl have a beautiful green color sitting in it..

  • lotem shabtai

    lotem shabtai

     3 days ago +1

    Tolkien won

  • Ryan Bailey

    Ryan Bailey

     3 days ago

    Can anyone explain the Led Zeppelin reference?

  • Fabian Hartmann

    Fabian Hartmann

     3 days ago


  • ZentaurAutor


     3 days ago

    "We don't need the back story on every fucking tree branch"
    Oooooooohhh man you just got roasted!

  • Hasufel y Arod

    Hasufel y Arod

     3 days ago +1

    I wonder what the actual George R. R. Martin said of this.

  • Anarchistc Hero

    Anarchistc Hero

     4 days ago +2

    I love how tolkiens first reaction is like" seriously...? This is what I have to deal with today?"