Sunday, August 2, 2015

Nutter raps with The Roots

Just as he did four years ago, Mayor Michael A. Nutter rapped at his inaugural party.

Nutter raps with The Roots

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One aspect of Mayor Nutter's second term that is better than the first: His performance of "Rapper's Delight" at his inaugural party. He had The Roots as a backing band this time around, giving the performance a slicker, more professional feel, when Hizzoner rapped:

"See i am wonder mike and i like to say hello to the black, to the white, the red, and the brown, the purple and yellow."

Four years ago, as this video shows, Nutter rapped with only a deejay as his backup. The deejay appears to be The Roots' ?uestlove.

See the 2012 version here.

Heard in the Hall wonders if it's time for Nutter to learn a new rap. You know, "Can't touch this," or something. It's Nuttertime!

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