I went to Hip-Hop Karaoke last night and had a blast. That said, I feel like I should apologize to The Pharcyde for what I did to their song. In my defense, I did do all four parts by myself as well as sing the hook, so I’m proud of myself in that respect. However, one of my favorite songs of all time deserved better than the flagrant bastardization and outright tomf*ckery that was my performance!
As a point of reference, here’s The Pharcyde’s proper version of Passin’ Me By:
And here’s a sample of my raggly-ass rendition of Passin’ Me By, complete with jailhouse photo poses and Ol’ Dirty Bastard-esque yelling:
Although I can’t lie, I did do justice to Fat Lip’s verse! I wish that had been caught on video. Whatever the case, I’m gonna need some group members, backup singers or Luke dancers to help me out next month when I return to the Hip-Hop Karaoke stage. Feel free to join me!
Also, if you’re too young to remember Luke dancers, Google that sh*t. Just don’t Google it at work!Tweet