We’ve seen their evolution from hilarious, but tasteless, depictions of current news to hilarious and original on-point political commentary… and we’re loving it! Bravo, NMA News for this great rap battle between Obama and Hu.
In case you don’t have a vpn on and can’t turn it on, lyrics have been included after the jump:
Obama: Uh-huh, Uh-huh USA No. 1
Hu: China’s in da house. We own yo ass, biatch.
Both: We’re both superpower economies, locked in a battle over monetary policy (hoo!)
Hu: For social stability we’ve gotta export
Obama: And we’re sick of being the consumers of last resort
Times are tough in the USA
Listen up Hu, I’ve got something to say
Help us out, you know what I’m talking about
The RMB’s too low without a doubt.
Now I ain’t saying you’re a currency manipulater, but you ain’t letting the yuan float… float
Protectionism aint’ cool it’s understood
An undervalued yuan inflates the price of US goods
My dogs in the IMF are on my side
We’ll wag our fingers until you do it right
And while you’re at it won’t you get some sense
Stop beating up on Nobel-winning dissidents
Hu: Shut up fool your spin ain’t genuine
if the RMB goes up your exports still can’t win
From the Mao to the Deng to the Jiang to the Hu
You think you can keep on telling us what to do!
And the Nobel Peace Prize ain’t all that son
Even you’ve got one and what have you done?
Now the shit’s gone down, I’m gonna make it rain
Norway, get ready for a smorgasbord of pain
You’re the one to blame for the Great Recession
So don’t come round looking for concessions
You’re in no position to call me a sinner
Without Bretton Woods you’d be Argentina
Chorus: They’re not enemies, but frenemies with co-dependent economies
For stability, China’s gotta export and the US is the buyer of last resort
Obama: That’s right we’re the world’s reserve currency
In times of uncertainty, they all want USDs
So what if our fiscal picture’s discombobulated
The world’s resources are dollar denominated
And we pay with IOUs, so what if you say is true
When the dollar crashes whatcha gonna do?
And can’t you learn to make toys without lead?
I bought your bargain kibbles and now Trixie’s dead
We’re through with being polite
We’re getting ready for a fight
Ma man Timmy G is gonna set you right
Go Timmy! Go Timmy! Go Timmy! Go Timmy!
Hu: It’s a trade war? Fool! Forget your guns and rockets
We’ve got it where it counts and that’s money in our pockets
Stop talking smack cause China’s striking back
We’re a gonna stack those Wal-mart racks
Soon the dollar will be out and the yuan will be in
The USD is on a longterm downward trend
But for now employment is our top concern
We will keep the yuan cheap until the economy turns
Don’t try to fight us. Get realistic!
Don’t believe me? Check the statistics.
It’s capitalism with Chinese characteristics.
(h/t to Danwei)
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