White people rapping
posted by Jensen Yancey at 9:40PM Apr 30, 2012
This isn't meant to be a knock on anyone who's done one, but what is it about videos of white people rapping that makes marketing departments go apeshit? No matter what site is hosting it or what contest is sponsoring it, it seems like no matter what, if there is a video of a white person rapping it will win money.
I guess because white people tend to be awkward and rappers are typically viewed and come off as confident and cool. So there is an irony and humorous factor to someone rapping when you wouldn't look at them and think of what you do when you look at Jay-Z or 50 cent. And its topical-ish