Monday, June 29, 2009

Buzz Aldrin Kills Hip-Hop

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Astronaut Buzz Aldrin has put the final nail in the hip-hop coffin.

Recently, Aldrin collaborated with rap heavyweights Snoop Dogg and Talib Kweli on a hip-hop jam called “Rocket Experience” under his hip-hop moniker “Doc Rendezvous.”

Aldrin spits rhymes like Moon walkin’ is a trip/ it’s so fine/ when you’re walking on the lunar dust in the video made for

Though it seems to be a joke, Tyson Tanner of Harlem Hip-Hop Tours in New York says Aldrin’s foray into rap proves the genre is dead.

With the famed astronaut droppin’ lyrics on the mic, Tanner says “now anybody can put something out there,” so real rappers must “step up their game.”

Tanner isn’t trying to diss Aldrin completely. He calls the moon man a “great guy,” but doesn’t think rapping is his forte.

If Aldrin does continue on his journey into urban music, Tanner advises him to look to lyricists like KRS-One for inspiration.

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