Inside the Hip-Hop Comedy of ‘It’s the Real’


The Village Voice has a lengthy profile on Eric and Jeff Rosenthal, who make up the comedy-rap duo “It’s the Real” and run the Hype Men podcast. They’ve gotten into the habit of making comedy videos with some of the biggest names in hip hop, and have become what appear to be the only guys who are able to make fun of serious rappers to their faces and get away with it.