<div>Here's how the 'Epic Rap Battles' creators are gearing up for the Emmys</div>

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LOS ANGELES — Turns out, not “making it” in Hollywood was the best thing that could have happened to Lloyd Ahlquist and Peter Shukoff.
The two friends, who met doing improv in Chicago in the ’90s, moved to L.A. almost a decade ago looking to get their big break in entertainment. It was harder than they thought.
Then, YouTube came along and changed the game. Now, the two are nominated for an Emmy for their YouTube series Epic Rap Battles of History.
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The series, which is going into its fifth season, takes prominent figures (in history and fiction) and has them battle against one another with what else? Rap. Read more…More about Maker Studios, Epic Rap Battles, Emmys, Youtube, and Online Video

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