Topic: Epic Rap Battles of History

Goku, Superman Face Off in Epic Rap Battle Series

How many times will they rewrite the superhero's story?

YouTube publisher ERB is back with another showdown, and this time it's between one of DC Comics' leading superheroes and one of manga's famed protagonists. Goku vs. Superman has got to…

Maker Studios Debuts Original Comedy

Multichannel network nudges into scripted fare

Maker Studios, a Los Angeles-based startup best known for repping and nurturing pre-existing YouTube talent, is pushing further into creating original scripted content. The company has launched Robin Banks and the Bank…

3 Brands Among Top 10 YouTube Videos of the Year

But not a single traditional media company makes the cut

This year, Ylvis was a hero to most. The Norwegian duo's bizarre hit, The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) was the biggest YouTube video of the year, at 273 million views…

Jordan-Ali Rap Battle Scores on YouTube

While VitalyzdTV's insane prank takes off

A look at the top of the VideoWatch/VidIQ charts reveals a few things: Epic Rap Battles of History continues to have a huge third season. But while a battle between…

Watch This Guy's Evil Prank Blow Up in His Face

YouTuber Roman Atwood's latest clip generates whopping 26.8 million views

Prankster Roman Atwood has a large YouTube following: 2.3 million subscribers and over 310 million views. Still, few of his prank videos blow up quite like the one from last…

Epic Week for Epic Rap Battles of History

Hitler vs. Vader 3 soars, Nerds vs. Geeks sizzles

Nice Peter, the Maker Studios-repped comedic songwriter behind the megahit Epic Rap Battles in History, had a big week last week. The much awaited third installment in his series of…

Maker Studios Hauls in $26 Million More in Funding

YouTube network raises over $60 million in past year

Fresh off its acquisition of Blip, Maker Studios has raised $26 million in a new round of financing. The Silicon Beach-housed company, which promotes, manages and sells ads for a stable…

YouTube Stars Struggle Mightily Off YouTube

Freddiew, Shay Carl, even Annoying Orange

If you talk to enough folks in the Web video industry these days, you might get the feeling that everybody wants to get off YouTube as fast as they can…