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Song Parodies -> "Why Do They Hear Rap?"

Original Song Title:

"Who Needs The Peace Corps?"

Parody Song Title:

"Why Do They Hear Rap?"

Parody Written by:

Tim Hall

The Lyrics

What is this clap trap?
Why do they hear rap?

They think it is cool
To wear baggy pants
So low that it shows
Half of their butt

Rap is such a bore
Sounds like a cold sore
They are so naive
I'm stupid & I'm violent
I'm a gangsta on my own
I'll stay a week & get shot at &
Fly Southwest back home
I'm such a stupid moron
But forgive me
'cause i'm tweaked

Every town must have a place
Where phony gangstas meet
Abandoned crack houses
Popping up on every street
Go to South Central L.A.

How i love ya, how i love ya
How i love ya, how i love ya Compton!
How i love ya, how i love ya
How i love ya, how i love ya
Oh, my hair is being shaved as we speak!
Every town must have a place
Where phony gangstas meet
Abandoned crack houses
Popping up on every street
Go to South Central L.A....


First i'll get a tattoo
And then perhaps a red doo rag
To go around my head
Some Sean John sweaters
And a pair of Fubu pants
I will ask the chamber of commerce
How to get to Crenshaw
And smoke an awful lot of crack

I will walk in broken glass
I will have a glazed, glassy-eyes stare in my eye at all times
I will hate everyone
I will hate the police as they pull over every brother in town
I can't sleep...
I will, I will go to a house
That's, that's what I will do
I will go to a house
Where there's a fresh crack supply
the playas all live together
I will join a gangsta rap posse
I will be their road manager
And i will stay a week
And get the crabs
But i won't care

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Pacing: 4.2
How Funny: 3.7
Overall Rating: 4.0

Total Votes: 6

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 5   4

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Ludwig van - July 08, 2004 - Report this comment
DKTOS, but who can argue with the sentiment?
Tim Hall - July 08, 2004 - Report this comment
Ludwig, the song is from the Frank Zappa/Mothers of Invention album titled We're Only In it For The Money. The album cover is a parody of the Beatles' Seargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Rod Worden - July 08, 2004 - Report this comment
Some HILARIOUS lines, Tim, and overall great work! "..stay a week and get shot SW back home" LOL!! 5s!! (yo)
trebass - September 19, 2004 - Report this comment
So dull, So old. Give me something new.
Dominic L. - April 28, 2005 - Report this comment
I totally agree with the topic... and love Frank Zappa, so just for that, you get 555
Kolone Karnage - May 15, 2005 - Report this comment
Boring and not funny. You must be a 65 year old white man. The Zappa song rules though.
neptunevsmars - October 10, 2006 - Report this comment
Sorry, but rappers at least know how to pace lyrics. 2.

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