Sorry it’s all games on the blog lately, but it’s 2021: games are the only art left.
This is Eminem’s “Rap God” constructed out of samples from the DK Rap. It also repurposes several songs from the Donkey Kong 64 soundtrack. Remarkable, futuristic.
Jump in for the trick shot; stay for the concise explainer with cute lil’ custom graphics.
Mr. Bones for the Zoomers. I was laughing out loud for 70% of this video. Out loud.
Hoo boy. The song ushering in the end of reality.
I saw this video when it first came out, but I’m not sure why I didn’t lock into my brain at the time. This homage to HelixSnake’s legendary Skate videos is an ironclad example of music video pacing. I’ve said it once, I’ll say it a million times: start with a concept and narrative, expanding both until an overwhelming climax– turn the knob from 1 to 10… And then jump it to 20 in the last half-minute.
Jump it like a skateboard jumping the city.
Modern Day LA Legend
I know both of these songs, and they’re both from 10-15 years ago, and maybe I’d have occasion to listen to them ever again but I’m not certain!
Well, I started writing a post about how “the madman is dumping a new gaming-parody mashup every two hours for more than two months” but I now see that SilvaGunner is a collaborative project with its own wiki so I’ma step over that rabbit hole and laugh at the silly tunes.