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March 14, 2012

Brilliant New Hip-Hop Video Mocks, Skewers Kony2012

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Written by: Kelly Virella


hen ever there is a viral video, expect a meme. And so it goes with Kony2012. Just when we thought the wave had crested, a new cycle of parodies begins. All praises to the folks at Africa Is A Country (AIAC) for researching and finding four of the best of them. The hip-hop video above is my favorite: “We desperately need a new dark skin Disney villain/So we can justify defense budgets of trillions.” But it’s not the funniest. For that, check out the first one on the AIAC list.

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About the Author

Kelly Virella
Kelly Virella lives in an East Harlem walk-up with her husband, her bicycle and her books. She's worked as a journalist for 11 years and started this website during the summer of 2011. She fell in love with New York City during her first visit here as a 16-year-old and finally made good on her promise to move here in April 2010.


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