The BEST Episodes of Drop the Mic

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2021

Network: TNT (US)

An adaptation of the sketch from “The Late Late Show With James Corden,” TBS’ “Drop the Mic” finds celebrities squaring off in rap battles.

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Vanessa Hudgens vs. Michael Bennett & James Corden vs. Nicole Richie

#1 - Vanessa Hudgens vs. Michael Bennett & James Corden vs. Nicole Richie

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 28, 2017

NFL superstar Michael Bennett meets his microphone match with Vanessa Hudgens, while talk show host James Corden faces off against fashionista Nicole Richie in a night of unforgettable rap battles.

star 8.15
47 votes
Jack Osbourne vs. Kelly Osbourne & Mel B vs. La La Anthony

#2 - Jack Osbourne vs. Kelly Osbourne & Mel B vs. La La Anthony

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 27, 2019

DTM leaves Universal Orlando Resort with a bang! Jack and Kelly Osbourne take sibling rivalry to the next level in a family feud rap battle. Then Spice Girl Mel B spars with La La Anthony when there's only room for one diva on stage.

star 8.00
9 votes
Seth Rogen vs. Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Terry Crews vs. Luis Fonsi

#3 - Seth Rogen vs. Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Terry Crews vs. Luis Fonsi

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 29, 2018

Two pals put their friendship on the line when Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt take it too far in a rap battle. And funnyman Terry Crews squares up on the Internet's most watched musician, Despacito's Luis Fonsi.

star 7.93
40 votes
James Van Der Beek vs. Randall Park & Rob Gronkowski vs. Gina Rodriguez

#4 - James Van Der Beek vs. Randall Park & Rob Gronkowski vs. Gina Rodriguez

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 31, 2017

Dawson's Creek heartthrob James Van Der Beek throws shade at Fresh off the Boat's Randall Park in a rap battle, while NFL superstar and Super Bowl champ Rob Gronkowski finds out Gina Rodriguez might just be a problem he can't tackle.

star 7.85
85 votes
Halle Berry vs. James Corden & Usher vs. Anthony Anderson

#5 - Halle Berry vs. James Corden & Usher vs. Anthony Anderson

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 24, 2017

Celebrities go head-to-head in a rap battle you never knew you wanted to see. Tonight - James Corden takes on Halle Berry and Usher faces funnyman Anthony Anderson in a lyrical duel. No matter who wins - it's gonna get personal.

star 7.77
160 votes
Michael K. Williams vs. Trevor Jackson & James Corden vs. Dr. Phil McGraw

#6 - Michael K. Williams vs. Trevor Jackson & James Corden vs. Dr. Phil McGraw

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 3, 2018

Veteran actor Michael K. Williams battles Trevor Jackson from Grown-ish, while James Corden puts his losing streak on the line against Dr. Phil.

star 7.77
30 votes
Tony Hale vs. Timothy Simons & Rascal Flatts vs. Boyz II Men

#7 - Tony Hale vs. Timothy Simons & Rascal Flatts vs. Boyz II Men

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 14, 2017

It's Beef Season between Veep co-stars Tony Hale and Timothy Simons in a very personal verbal competition, while Boyz II Men clashes with Rascal Flatts in the rap battle you've always wanted, but never knew was possible.

star 7.75
60 votes
Jason Mitchell vs. Adina Porter & David Faustino vs. Joey Lawrence

#8 - Jason Mitchell vs. Adina Porter & David Faustino vs. Joey Lawrence

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 13, 2019

"Straight Outta Compton" star Jason Mitchell channels Eazy-E against actress Adina Porter ("American Horror Story"); '90s TV teens David Faustino ("Married... With Children") and Joey Lawrence ("Blossom") duke it out with bars.

star 7.70
10 votes
Taye Diggs vs. Karrueche Tran & Jodie Sweetin vs. Mark McGrath

#9 - Taye Diggs vs. Karrueche Tran & Jodie Sweetin vs. Mark McGrath

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 20, 2018

Taye Diggs and Karrueche Tran will spill all the tea when they go head-to-head on this episode of Drop The Mic. And we keep it nostalgic when Sugar Ray lead singer Mark McGrath tries to catch Full House's Jodie Sweetin slipping, but may just be shocked at the talent she's been hiding.

star 7.69
32 votes
Wayne Brady vs. Jake Owen & Kenny G. vs. Richard Marx

#10 - Wayne Brady vs. Jake Owen & Kenny G. vs. Richard Marx

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 12, 2017

Wayne Brady is known for being quick on his feet, but what will he do when Country singer Jake Owen tips his hat in the name of beef? And it's anything but easy listening when Kenny G and Richard Marx engage in a rap battle.

star 7.68
56 votes
Danielle Fishel vs. Jonathan Lipnicki & Shania Twain vs. Meghan Trainor

#11 - Danielle Fishel vs. Jonathan Lipnicki & Shania Twain vs. Meghan Trainor

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 9, 2018

Boy Meets World's "girl next door," Danielle Fishel, battles Jerry Maquire's Jonathan Lipnicki. And which diva will remain standing when Shania Twain and emerging pop star Meghan Trainor engage in a rap battle that will blow your mind.

star 7.64
39 votes
Kat Graham vs. Shameik Moore & Nikki Glaser vs. Brad Williams

#12 - Kat Graham vs. Shameik Moore & Nikki Glaser vs. Brad Williams

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 6, 2019

The Vampire Diaries star Kat Graham takes a bite out of Shameik Moore. Can this Spider-Man fight back? Then it's a standup standoff when two comedy giants, Nikki Glaser and Brad Williams, start throwing punch lines.

star 7.58
12 votes
Lonzo Ball vs. T-pain & Kevin Smith vs. Jason Mewes

#13 - Lonzo Ball vs. T-pain & Kevin Smith vs. Jason Mewes

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 13, 2019

One of basketball's hottest stars Lonzo Ball tries to dunk on the king of autotune T-Pain. Then friends become foes as a slimmed down Kevin Smith goes head-to-head with Jason Mewes. Jay and Silent Bob will never be the same!

star 7.55
11 votes
Niecy Nash vs. Cedric the Entertainer & Liam Payne vs. Jason Derulo

#14 - Niecy Nash vs. Cedric the Entertainer & Liam Payne vs. Jason Derulo

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 7, 2017

Niecy Nash lets the Claws come out when she faces Cedric the Entertainer, while music industry giants Jason Derulo & One Direction's Liam Payne rap battle for the pop music crown.

star 7.54
78 votes
Glee Reunion Battle & Jason Biggs vs. Eddie Kaye Thomas

#15 - Glee Reunion Battle & Jason Biggs vs. Eddie Kaye Thomas

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 27, 2019

"Glee" stars Amber Riley, Harry Shum Jr. and Becca Tobin battle former castmates Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz and Heather Morris; Jason Biggs and Eddie Kaye Thomas of "American Pie" serve up slices of lyrical hurt.

star 7.50
8 votes
Shawn Mendes vs. Odell Beckham Jr. & Molly Ringwald vs. Jon Cryer

#16 - Shawn Mendes vs. Odell Beckham Jr. & Molly Ringwald vs. Jon Cryer

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 22, 2018

Can pop sensation Shawn Mendes stop the forward progress of football star Odell Beckham Jr. when it comes to lyrical warfare? And when Pretty in Pink co-stars Molly Ringwald and Jon Cryer spit Brat Pack bars, who will reign supreme?

star 7.45
40 votes
Nicole Scherzinger vs. Lil Rel Howery & Charlie Puth vs. Backstreet Boys

#17 - Nicole Scherzinger vs. Lil Rel Howery & Charlie Puth vs. Backstreet Boys

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 21, 2017

TV host and Pussycat Dolls member Nicole Scherzinger spits hot fire against Get Out funnyman Lil Rel Howery, while an unprecedented 5-on-1 takes place when singer Charlie Puth takes on every single member of the Backstreet Boys.

star 7.43
60 votes
Shaquille O'Neal vs. Ken Jeong & Jerry Springer vs. Ricki Lake

#18 - Shaquille O'Neal vs. Ken Jeong & Jerry Springer vs. Ricki Lake

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 15, 2018

Drop The Mic is back with the hottest (and only) celebrity rap battles! Season 2 kicks off with a David & Goliath, when Shaquille O' Neal trades barbs with comedian Ken Jeong, and we see which talk show host can REALLY work the mic when Ricki Lake goes head-to-head with Jerry Springer in a classic heavyweight match.

star 7.40
55 votes
Marlon Wayans vs. Jay Pharoah & Lindsey Vonn vs. Gus Kenworthy

#19 - Marlon Wayans vs. Jay Pharoah & Lindsey Vonn vs. Gus Kenworthy

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 6, 2018

Drop The Mic gets a little too real when Marlon Wayans battles Jay Pharoah in a war that cannot be erased. While an All-American showdown between Lindsey Vonn and Gus Kenworthy will leave only one rapper on the slopes.

star 7.39
36 votes
Mayim Bialik vs. Kunal Nayyar & Ashley Tisdale vs. Nick Lachey

#20 - Mayim Bialik vs. Kunal Nayyar & Ashley Tisdale vs. Nick Lachey

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 5, 2017

It's a Big Bang Theory rap battle as co-stars Mayim Bialik and Kunal Nayyar go rhyme for rhyme, while High School Musical princess Ashley Tisdale challenges Nick Lachey to a battle you never knew you wanted.

star 7.38
47 votes
Ron Funches vs. Raven Symone & Joey Fatone vs. Joey Mcintyre

#21 - Ron Funches vs. Raven Symone & Joey Fatone vs. Joey Mcintyre

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 6, 2019

Funnyman Ron Funches battles Raven-Symone, who may look harmless, but is a beast with the mic. Then it's a battle of boy band legends with NSync's Joey Fatone and NKOTB's Joey McIntrye pushing their friendship aside to go one-on-one.

star 7.38
8 votes
Mike Colter vs. Ne-Yo & Christina Milian vs. Ashlee Simpson

#22 - Mike Colter vs. Ne-Yo & Christina Milian vs. Ashlee Simpson

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 20, 2019

Drop The Mic is at Universal Orlando Resort in Orlando, FL. R&B singer NE-YO battles Mike Colter to see if he's as tough as Luke Cage. Then it's a pop star party when Christina Milian and Ashlee Simpson see which voice can deal more pain.

star 7.36
11 votes
Hanson vs. Sam Richardson & Shaggy vs. Matthew Lillard

#23 - Hanson vs. Sam Richardson & Shaggy vs. Matthew Lillard

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 27, 2018

The loveable brothers of Hanson enter the savage battlegrounds to face Veep's hilarious Sam Richardson. And it's a duel of Shaggys when Scooby-Doo's Matthew Lillard is the underdog when paired against musician Shaggy. See what we did there?

star 7.36
25 votes
Darren Criss vs. Gaten Matarazzo & Chandler Riggs vs. Chad L. Coleman

#24 - Darren Criss vs. Gaten Matarazzo & Chandler Riggs vs. Chad L. Coleman

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 13, 2018

Darren Criss faces Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo in a stinging rap battle, while we try and find redemption when two former Walking Dead stars, Chandler Riggs & Chad L. Coleman, rise from the ashes to lyrically spar.

star 7.29
21 votes
Pentatonix vs. Bell Biv Devoe & Padma Lakshmi vs. Randy Jackson

#25 - Pentatonix vs. Bell Biv Devoe & Padma Lakshmi vs. Randy Jackson

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 26, 2017

It's a showdown of harmony when Grammy winners Pentatonix lyrically battle '90s pioneers Bell Biv Devoe, and we find out which host has the hottest bars between Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi and American Idol's Randy Jackson.

star 7.19
42 votes