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Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury
Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury
Battle information
Release date October 1, 2012
Number 22
Views 65M
Length 2:12
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Beat Information
Beat(s) Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury
BPM 85
Beat producer(s) Edward Cayce
Other information
Actors Nice Peter
Tay Zonday
Rappers Frank Sinatra In BattleFreddie Mercury In Battle
Cameos Sammy Davis, Jr.
Location(s) A light stage
Bohemian Rhapsody

Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury is the twenty-second installment of Epic Rap Battles of History and the seventh episode of Season 2. It features famous singer and actor, Frank Sinatra, rapping against the lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury. It was released on October 1st, 2012.


Nice Peter as Freddie Mercury

EpicLLOYD as Frank Sinatra and Freddie Mercury (additional vocals)

Dante Cimadamore as Freddie Mercury (additional vocals)

Tay Zonday as Sammy Davis, Jr. (cameo)


[Note: Frank Sinatra is in dark gray, and Freddie Mercury is in tan.]

Frank Sinatra:

(Ho!) What's wrong with your face, baby? Yikes!

With those teeth, when you're through, there'll be no dust left to bite!

Christ! News flash, kid: this is show business!

Show some class when you dress; shave that bush off your lips!

Boom! Your band's named Queen, huh? Ain't that sweet.

You dance like you rode a bicycle race with no seat!

That's what's wrong with you people; you'll do anything to get famous!

You changed your name to Mercury. You should've been Freddie Uranus!

Freddie Mercury:

You think I haven't heard those things before?

You're just a bully who's too scared to go to war.

You had a hit song called "My Way", but someone else wrote it.

You're the least talented rat in your whole pack of rodents!

You've got four notes in your whole range. You can't act, and you can't dance!

I'm more powerful than you when I'm wearing women's pants!

Why do you stand there in a suit? It's like you're trying to bore me!

When I rock the UK, South America gets horny,

Because my songs have balls! They're the anthems of victory!

Your music is like the soundtrack to a vasectomy!

You're in the pocket of the mafia, and everybody knows.

Guinea dago! Guinea dago? Guinea dago, Figaro!

Frank Sinatra:

Easy, jaws of life, I can't stand a racist.

I love the coloreds and the queers. Just ask Sammy Davis!

Look, we all wanna swing, baby, but you took it too far.

You played butthole roulette, and you lost the draw!

Freddie Mercury:

I took one for both teams from a disease no one knew existed.

I didn't leave a mark on history; I French-kissed it!

I'm a champion of the world (world!); extinguished in his prime! (Prime!)

So kiss my ass, Frankie (ass!), but you'll have to wait in line.

Scrapped lyrics

Frank Sinatra:

This is show business, baby, tuck in those lips.

What, you got midgets putting chap stick on you in shifts?

Oh! Jesus, kid what's wrong with your face?

You got teeth and hair and shit all over the place!




  • This is the first battle where a character speaks during their opponent's verse.
  • This is the first battle where the thumbnail was changed.
  • This is the first battle where a racial slur have been said.
  • On August 22nd, 2016, "We will rock you in Season 5! And we'll do it our way" was written in the description of the video. This is a reference to Queen's song, "We Will Rock You", and Frank Sinatra's song, "My Way", in which a lyric is, "I did it my way."


  • This was the first battle to be released on a "one battle every two weeks for six battles" schedule.
  • This is the only ERB in which the announcer is voiced by more than one person, as EpicLLOYD and Dante Cimadamore voiced him alongside Nice Peter in the battle's outro.
  • This is the first battle in which Mike Betette assisted.



  • The beat for this battle is a remix of (and appears to sample the claps from) "We Will Rock You" by Queen.
  • During the line "Guinea dago! Guinea dago? Guinea dago, Figaro!", the shot is a reference to Queen's music video for "Bohemian Rhapsody".
    • During the line "I'm more powerful than you when I'm wearing women's pants!", the blue effect is also a reference to the music video.
  • The outro is a reference to Freddie Mercury's appearance at Wembley Stadium in 1986, where he made shouting noises that the crowd repeated.


  • In the thumbnail of the video, the green screen can be seen reflected on Frank Sinatra's drink.
  • Both rappers' title cards have visual glitching around the borders.
    • This was later fixed in the Season 2 complete collection.[1]
  • In the behind the scenes video and the Dance Battle, Freddie Mercury's name is misspelled as "Freddy Mercury".
    • Both of them also title them as "Freddy Mercury vs Frank Sinatra" rather than the other way around, as it is listed for the battle.
  • During the credits, at around 2:06, EpicLLOYD disappears during his dancing sequence.

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