Eric Andre To Host 'Rapper Warrior Ninja' Series On Quibi
Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)
(AllHipHop News) Yet another digital platform is set to present Hip Hop related content. Quibi, the forthcoming mobile-first media company, announced it will air Rapper Warrior Ninja.
Comedian/musician Eric Andre (Disenchantment, The Lion King) will host the series. Andre and Kitao Sakurai are credited as co-creators and executive producers with Sick Duck listed as a producer.
Rapper Warrior Ninja is based on a segment from Adult Swim's The Eric Andre Show. The Quibi version will be presented in installments that will be under 15 minutes in length.
A description for the program reads:
From the mind of Eric Andre comes the biggest rap battle to ever hit the Hip Hop world -- and it all goes down on an obstacle course. Who has what it takes to freestyle while traversing a treacherous gauntlet of tortuous obstacles? What top Hip Hop artist will emerge the victor in the arena? Find out in RAPPER WARRIOR NINJA!
Andre and director Sakurai also worked together on the comedic film Bad Trip, (starring Lil Rel Howery and Tiffany Haddish) which is due out on April 24, 2020. In addition, attendees at the 2019 Adult Swim Festival will have the chance to see The Eric Andre Show Live! at the Los Angeles event.