“Drop the Mic” (8:30 p.m., TBS, Series Premiere) - Comedy and music mix when celebrities compete in all-out rap battles. First up: James Corden takes on Halle Berry and Usher faces funnyman Anthony Anderson. “Survivor” (7 p.m., CBS) - One castaway.
Marlon Wayans and Busta Rhymes pulled no punches torching each other in a freestyle rap battle that was probably better suited for a "Comedy Central Roast." Marlon and Busta, for some reason, decided to put on a show with insults flying back and forth.
The Jellies: Created by Tyler, the Creator and Lionel “L-Boy” Boyce, the Adult Swim cartoon comedy follows a young Cornell Jellie ... figures in popular culture—go head-to-head in a rap battle. The show is hosted by Method Man and Hailey Baldwin.
as is his battle with super spy Austin Powers (Mike Myers). But the rap video pairing of Dr. Evil with his miniature self might be the best moment of them all. This 2004 goofy comedy about a family of outcasts delights in its ability to surprise.
The big question about the local rap group’s “Tobacco Road” CD-release party last ... 3: Funny guy Patton Oswalt coming to the Moore If you missed the Sub Pop 20th Anniversary Comedy Show, don’t worry — one of the popular stars from that lineup.
but even this TV snob could not ignore the battle ... comedy department so I’m keen to check out this new special from the member of the Original Kings of Comedy who wears the fedora. Taped in Nashville’s gorgeous Ryman Auditorium, Cedric tucks into.
But those guys pretty much agreed with everything I said. Austin disagreed with everything I said. They were all special. The “Sexy Kurt” and the battle rap with John Cena, they’ll always be special to me. But the Austin stuff was my favorite.
Day Two of SXSW Comedy (and Day Three of the festival proper ... in a context you'll have to hear to figure out. The ep ends in an epic rap battle featuring repeated (repeated) callouts to one Texas governor's controversially-named vacation home.
The Detroit icon is a producer of a rap comedy that's stirring ... Calum Worthy (Disney's "Austin & Ally" series), Debra Wilson ("Mad TV"), veteran actor Anthony Michael Hall of "The Breakfast Club" fame and several real-life battle rappers.
Titled Bodied, from director Joseph Kahn, the film is about a white graduate student who gets deep into the battle rap world to write his thesis. He ends up discovering he has a competitive obsession with battle rap. This seems like it might be a perfect.