Thursday, March 1, 2012
Rapper Adam WarRock calls it: "the best rap song about an early 20th century period drama centered around property law that you'll ever hear."
That's not just grandstanding - he's absolutely right. Rapping from the viewpoint of the Earl of Grantham, the song begins with "If his grace doesn't like it, he can lump it." Oh, snap!
You can download the "Downton Abbey" rap song on WarRock's website.
Here's what the clever WarRock had to say about what inspired him to craft his hip little ditty about "Downton:"
Downton Abbey is the kind of thing that you hear about, and you’re all like, “That sounds terrible.” And then even one of your best friends won’t shut up about it, and then you have to fly to Seattle and see that the first season is only $9.99 on iTunes (God bless you PBS), and you watch it on the plane, and get completely obsessed with it. And then you’re calling your friend and saying things like “I’m at the part where Matthew Crawley is investigating the entail for Lord Grantham, and the Dowager Countess finds out about it,” and you realize you’re whispering because honestly, what the HELL are you even saying?
My new anthem: "And we sip earl grey when the day is done."