Chad Smith Vs. Will Ferrell Drum Battle Officially On, Charity Goal Fully Met

Clash of the titans set to commence, the comedian confirms.

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An epic drum battle between Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and comedian Will Ferrell is officially set to take place, as the $300,000 charity goal was fully met.

As reported, meeting the Cancer for College fundraiser was the only condition for the showdown to take place, now making the epic clash inevitable. There's still one day to go until the campaign's end, you can make a donation here.

"Wow! You guys raised over $300k for Cancer for College! The Will Ferrell vs. Chad Smith drum battle is on!" the comedian tweeted.

The idea of a "drum vs. cowbell showdown" came up during Chad's Reddit AMA session. "I need you ... drum battle, me and you. I've seen your skills. You don't got 'em. Let's go. Golden cowbell, winner - boom!" the drummer told Ferrell, who was quick to come up with a reply.

"Hi, Chad. Will Ferrell here," the comedian kicked off. "I saw your video and I graciously accept your invitation to a drum battle. If we can raise $300,000 for Cancer for College I will face off with you in the greatest drum vs. cowbell showdown the world has ever seen. We can do it on stage at a Red Hot Chili Peppers concert or in front of a mutually convenient public library. Your call. Also, would you rather fight a hundred duck sized ducks or one horse sized horse?"

Wow! You guys raised over $300k for Cancer for College! The Will Ferrell vs. @RHCPchad drum battle is on!!!

— Funny Or Die (@funnyordie) February 22, 2014

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    Will is totally going to nutsack Smith's drumset. Chaos will ensue.
    what would there collaboration duo name be - Chad Ferrel or Will Smith. I think the latter would be slightly misleading for some clean rap fans.
    Great to see that they're making the most out of this opportunity by raising funds for charity. Can't wait to see the drum battle! Should probably have #TeamWill and #TeamChad tags for it. >.<
    Wow, doesn't will Ferrell look like Chad smith I hadn't noticed it until now.....
    That's what started this whole thing in the first place, There is no Will Ferrell. There is Only Chad Smith.
    Yeah SNL and the Chilli's both began around the same time.....we could be onto something..
    who disliked this? I'm going to take a pillowcase, and fill it full of bars of soap, and beat the shit out of you.
    All the money in the world given to charity could not make will ferrell funny.
    and how much WILL gave from his own pocket for the charity?? nothing ?
    and you know that how? without him raising money for the charity and making people aware of it, they wouldnt have got 300K !
    I think its a shame to see tons of millionaires raising charity from public pocket when they are... millionaires. It's so easy when it's not from your own pocket. I'm not mad at him, it's a great idea but it's a bit pretentious.
    what so you're saying these two should just throw cash at a charity rather than put their own time into it, cash is worth nothing to these guys. they have raised a huge amount of awareness for a great cause and all you can do is complain, You cynical, miserable human being!
    it's not what i'm saying *******. What I said is : following your logic, Will doesn't need to financially contribute because he's ****ing rich. the rich get richer and the poor get poorer
    How do you know they gave nothing? People can donate anonymously you know. It's common for people in their situation to donate without attaching their names to the donations to avoid "showboating" how much they are able to give away.
    @Primus 182 "the rich get richer and poor get poorer" what is your problem? look at the maths - its only $300,000 if everyone in America donated $1 they would have made around $313,000,000 so its not exactly making anyone poor is it. you have a total of 69 down-votes need i say any more?
    You can't look at it as a good way for celebrities to get the general public involved in a good cause?
    how much did you put in from your own pocket? Why does this matter? "Negative Nancy you are" -Yoda
    "Also, would you rather fight a hundred duck sized ducks or one horse sized horse" Clearly one horse sized horse, 100 ducks would probably **** you up!