Nice Peter and EpicLLOYD as the Russian hackers
|Nickname(s)||Igor & Ivan |
Phil and Toby
|Hair||Varies (group cameo)|
|Eyes||Varies (group cameo)|
|Appeared in||Donald Trump vs Joe Biden|
|During||Joe Biden's second verse|
|Location(s)||A Russian computer room|
Information on the cameo
The Russian government interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election with the the goals of harming the campaign of Hillary Clinton, boosting the candidacy of Donald Trump, and increasing political and social discord in the United States.
The Internet Research Agency (IRA), based in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and described as a troll farm, created thousands of social media accounts that purported to be Americans supporting radical political groups, and planned or promoted events in support of Trump and against Clinton; they reached millions of social media users between 2013 and 2017. Fabricated articles and disinformation were spread from Russian government-controlled media, and promoted on social media. Additionally, computer hackers affiliated with the Russian military intelligence service (GRU) infiltrated information systems of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), and Clinton campaign officials, notably chairman John Podesta, and publicly released stolen files and emails through DCLeaks, Guccifer 2.0 and WikiLeaks during the election campaign.
Allegations of the Trump campaign working with Russia were made and investigated throughout Trump's presidency, including towards the 2020 presidential election.
Appearance in the rap battle
Two Russian hackers interrupted Joe Biden's second verse, saying, "Что ты сделал?" (What did you do?), with the other saying, "Ох ебать!" (Oh fuck!), screaming in terror.