Elon Musk’s Musical Debut Is a Rap Song Dedicated to Harambe the Gorilla
The Tesla CEO uploaded an Autotuned track to the fictitious Emo G Records’ SoundCloud.
Elon Musk added rapper to his resume of talents after he uploaded a surprise song for his fans onto SoundCloud this weekend.
The new song, called “RIP Harambe,” might be my finest work,” the SpaceX head wrote on his fictitious Emo G Records’ SoundCloud page. The name of his “label” is a play on emoji, a callback to a joke from earlier in the weekend, according to Rolling Stone.
“I’m disappointed that my record label failed,” he added.
The two-minute track is a tribute to Harambe — the gorilla who tragically lost his life at the Cincinnati Zoo after dragging a three-year-old boy who climbed into his enclosure in 2016.
“RIP Harambe/Sipping on some Bombay/We on our way to heaven/Amen, Amen,” an autotuned voice sings. “RIP Harambe/Smoking on some strong/In the gorilla zoo/And we thinking about you.”
The song was been streamed over 250,000 times since being uploaded on Saturday, but received mixed reviews on social media.
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