Swizz Beatz, who you may know as Alica Keys' husband, a rapper, and a Lotus design collaborator, looks to have a new British car on his hand.
When we saw this goofy white guy in khakis and sneakers was about to rap about the new Mazda 3 we were worried. Surprisingly it's not awful — at least by Tacoma, Washington standards.
Guru may be dead, but the spirit of hip hop lives on in Seattle's Grynch. Here's his ode to the Volvo 240 Wagon. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be impressed by the spot-on description of the chunky a/c controls.
So, uh, this is a little... yeah, we can't make any jokes. Some of them are too easy, some are too stupid, and some are just too mean. But we have five words for you: You must watch this. Now.
What we have here just might be the greatest piece of community-service rap ever written. The backup singers alone are worth the price of admission.
Any rap that manages to rhyme "connoisseur" with "door" deserves a look, especially when it's performed by John Riggins for a mid-80s Ford dealership commercial. Cal Worthington clearly had nothing to fear from this guy, but his work still deserves a space in the Sleazeball Huckster Hall of Fame.