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Biz Markie, 'Just A Friend': The literal video!

Since you Mixers seemed to enjoy our posting of the literal “Total Eclipse of the Heart” video so very much, we’re pleased to bring you another example of the form: Biz Markie’s “Just A Friend,” from a site called ParodyRapper.com. (Saved By the Bell fans might want to click through this link.)

The email from the clip’s publicist is claiming it to be “the first-ever rap literal video,” and while we can’t prove (or disprove) that statement, we can say this is definitive proof that, try as one may, it is very very hard to sing as poorly as Biz Markie:

What do you think, Mixers? Does this one work? Or is there something far too literal about Biz’s video in the first place?

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