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Dante Cimadamore
Dante 2
Actor information
Birth name Dante Cimadamore
Nickname(s) Dante Motion
Tesla D
YouTube Channel Give Me Motion
Physical description
Hair Black
Eyes Brown
Appearance information
Appeared in Genghis Khan vs Easter Bunny
Master Chief vs Leonidas
Doc Brown vs Doctor Who
Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr.
Nikola Tesla vs Thomas Edison
Blackbeard vs Al Capone
Dis Raps For Hire - Season 2 Episode 5: Diamond
As Jesus Quintana
A Spartan
Indian Independence March Extra
Nikola Tesla
A gangster
Corporate douche

Dante Cimadamore is a YouTuber (known on the site as 'givememotion') who works for the ERB crew. He is the music supervisor, playback, and audio engineer for the battles. He has been in six rap battles: Genghis Khan vs Easter Bunny, Master Chief vs Leonidas, Doc Brown vs Doctor Who, Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr., and Blackbeard vs Al Capone. Dante also played Nikola Tesla in Nikola Tesla vs Thomas Edison, and he held the claws of the eagle that lifted Abe Lincoln in Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney. He often gives ERB fans hints about the upcoming rap battles, starting with Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates. He made a cameo appearance in Dis Raps For Hire - Season 2 Episode 5: Diamond at the beginning as a corporate douche. He is currently in a relationship with ex-ERB crew member, Mary Gutfleisch. As of August 6, 2014, he has become a user on this Wiki. His account can be found here.


Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Dis Raps For Hire Season 2

¹ denotes non-speaking role

² denotes voice only

Hints given

Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates:

  • "Employment Vs Entrances"

Frank Sinatra vs Freddie Mercury:

  • "Blue Vs Red"

Barack Obama vs Mitt Romney:

  • "Both rappers are known for running."
  • "Their fathers would better prefer a World Cup than a Super Bowl."'
  • "They have publicly battled before."
  • "Their full names share the letters a, e, and r."

Doc Brown vs Doctor Who:

  • "1.21, 13, 88"
  • "@TrianglesShape: @givememotion Something tells me the next battle will be the best of all TIME."
  • "How did you know?"
  • "color vs question"

Bruce Lee vs Clint Eastwood:

  • "East Vs West"

Batman vs Sherlock Holmes:

  • "The main theme: Something Bruce Lee does well."
  • "Filming the new ERB today. It's going to be a cinematic one."
  • "Schools, tools, and attention to detail."

Adam vs Eve:

  • "The oldest continuous battle..."
  • "@BobKing26: @givememotion Does the upcoming ERB have anything to do with Love and War?"
  • "It sure does."
  • "Skins. Some shed, some peeled, some original."

Gandhi vs Martin Luther King Jr.:

  • "Shots."
  • "Some laws were made to be broken."

Nikola Tesla vs Thomas Edison:

  • "Step up."
  • "Bro. Penn Station."

Babe Ruth vs Lance Armstrong:

  • "The reason we celebrate Pi Day has a lot to do with these rappers."
  • "Sticks and stones. One used, one lost."
  • "Longhorn relatives."

Mozart vs Skrillex:

  • "End of the alphabet."

Rasputin vs Stalin:

  • "-isms and -izations."
  • "There's 5 ways I could do this..."
  • "I could give you 12 if you're following along."
  • "who doesn't like a government vacation once in a while?"
  • "Candy canes would have to pick a side"

Blackbeard vs Al Capone:

  • "One wears this proudly. The other could to cover up an old "war wound""

Miley Cyrus vs Joan of Arc:

  • "Don't get your panties in a twist!"

Bob Ross vs Pablo Picasso:

  • "A battle of styles."
  • "1 advocates theft The other is 1."
  • "Silly Sally would invite them both to her picnic."
  • "They 'battle' with hair and their hairstyle (or lack of) is a defining feature for both rappers."

Donald Trump vs Ebenezer Scrooge:

  • "Perhaps when the clock strikes 1"
  • "These MCs are not known for discretion."
  • "@StokinStokan: question about the ERB. What form of media would I likely know these MCs from? TV, movies, books, etc."
  • "All of the above."
  • "It will be golden."
  • Gold vs coal put through a steam engine bound 2 death.

Rick Grimes vs Walter White:

  • "Lloyd is getting his crotch rubber cemented shut."

Goku vs Superman:

  • "Lt Ripley would hit these 2 with a flamethrower"

Stephen King vs Edgar Allan Poe:

  • "Though both are dark, one MC walks a colorful distance."
  • "@DriskillSeth: @givememotion you think we could have a hint for the new battle? #suspense"
  • "#suspense is right"

Sir Isaac Newton vs Bill Nye:

  • "@JessiQValentine: Can we get a hint to who the great Sir Isaac Newton is facing? It'd make my week :) #ERB"
  • "You'll be in a knot."
  • "@kryniu113: @givememotion Dante please, give us another hint about Newton's rival :)"
  • "Both soon and near."

Artists vs TMNT:

  • "For this battle we'll need an octagon."

Ghostbusters vs Mythbusters:

  • "Flip Mode would have these rappers' backs as their names imply. It's what they do with rhymes."

Romeo and Juliet vs Bonnie and Clyde:

  • "A couple of couplets."

Zeus vs Thor:

  • "It's going to be out of this world."
  • "Nonsense! These MCs know no bounds. Mortals will marvel!"


  • Not counting Peter and Lloyd, he is the only member of the crew that appears as a title character.


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