Sunday, June 20, 2010

This Was How Hip-Hop Artists Rapped in 1938

Yes, you are seeing correctly. This is the cowardly lion from The Wizard of Oz.  The man under the makeup is none other than Bert Lahr, who could have been the first gangsta rapper... or a reasonable facsimile thereof.  Check out Bert as he gives it all he has got in this hilarious musical bit from some obscure 1938 motion picture. Okay, so it isn’t really rap. Well, enjoy this video:


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