Bert and Ernie drop gangsta rap video.
Mass Appeal Wire Reports
COMPTON — Bert and Ernie have gone gangsta. The once adorable puppet duo recorded their first rap video, mashing up Sesame Street scenes with Warren G and Nate Dogg’s 90s hit single “Regulate.” In the video, Bert channels Warren G and Ernie handles the thuggish vocals of the late Nate Dogg. Known for being a friendly kid’s show, Sesame Street is depicted under a completely different light this time. Watching Bert and Ernie spit lyrics about “pulling out their straps to lay them busters down” is sure to draw laughter.
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Then there’s the comical scene where Ernie lets his gat pop as Bert is being mugged in a dangerous back alley. The fellas also rap about shootin’ dice and having multiple “freaks” in their car. The hilarious mash-up is the latest from the infamous YouTube account isthishowyougoviral which is responsible for concocting a number of Muppet-style hip hop classics.
Similar mash-ups from the account include the Muppets performing the Beastie Boys’ “So What’cha Want” and Sesame Street characters singing Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s “Tha Crossroads.”
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