Charlie Leon Brown III, better known as (Charlie Clips) is an American rapper best known for being a battle rapper in the SMACK/URL circuit and as one of the recurring cast members since Season 8 of the improv comedy show Wild 'N Out on MTV and VH1.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Charlie Clips is one of the most popular and relevant battle rappers in the United States. Hailing from Harlem, New York City, Charlie Clips has consistently remained one of the most viewed artists in Battle rap history. With over 50 million YouTube views and 44 battles. Clips has securely solidified his place. Clips has also made mainstream appearances on BET’s "2015 Hip Hop Awards" and is currently a recurring cast member on Nick Cannon's improv comedy show Wild 'N Out on MTV and VH1, a show that meshes free-styling rapping and comedy, delivered to the viewing audience in an improv style. His lyrical, comedic and theatrical talents transcends genres, and will be sure to leave a memorable mark in pop culture.
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- He has appeared in 17 episodes in Season 8, 13 episodes in Season 9, every episode in Season 10, 15 episodes in Season 11, 18 episodes in Seasons 12 and 15, 23 episodes in Season 13, and 19 episodes in Season 14.
- He is the third battle rapper from URL to become a cast member on the show as Conceited joined the show in Season 5, Hitman Holla joined in Season 6, Clips made his debut in Season 8, and Corey Charron debuting in Season 9.
- Nick direct messaged him on Twitter about being on the show and he thought it was Conceited playing a joke on him but Conceited confirmed to him that it was indeed Nick.
- He is considered arguably the greatest battle rapper of all time.
- He is most known for his battles against Tay Roc, Hollow Da Don, and Loaded Lux.
- He was named "Rookie of the Year" of Season 8.
- He is a member of the "Black Squad" which is a rap group that consists of Nick Cannon, Hitman Holla, and Conceited.
- He has performed with Conceited and Hitman Holla in Season 14.
- He appeared on both Old School and New School teams in Season 15.