I Genuinely Love That There's a Rap Version of The Hobbit's "Misty Mountains" Song

By Luke Y. Thompson in Books, Movies, Music, Nerdery
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 11:45 am

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Look, I can get as sick as you of people in fake-looking wigs trying to be "funny" versions of popular nerd-beloved characters. Probably sicker, since people send them to me all the time. But I'm truly happy for this Warp Zone Hobbit video, because...

(a) "Misty Mountains" is a good tune, and deserves to be sampled in hip-hop.

(b) Very few self-respecting rappers are going to bolster their cred with Hobbits.

The lyrics are amusing, but this is one spoof where I could actually just listen to the song for fun too.



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