After Deputy PM Michael McCormack appeared on Today and Sunrise last week to suggest that the government create a rap to encourage young people to get vaccinated, ABC’s Insiders has remixed his attempt.
On the Today show, host Ally Langdon played McCormack the Chinese vaccination campaign, a rap video.
Langdon then asks, “can you rap?” to which McCormack wiggles his shoulders and replies, “not very well!”
— Jonathan Kearsley (@jekearsley) May 24, 2021
Then, later in the segment, he said “maybe ScoMo or someone could do a rap, probably better than I’ve just done.”
McCormack’s ScoMo rapping suggestion then came up on Sunrise, where David ‘Kochie’ Koch suggested he performed his own version of such a rap.
McCormack then did a little dance and said, in a dubiously rap-esque manner: “make sure you get the jab” before laughing and saying, “you know, maybe you could do one too Kochie.”
The Insiders remix – made with the help of Melbourne musician Will Klep (known as voidhood) and editor Huw Parkinson (rabbitsandcoffee) – is slightly more catchy than McCormack’s (or ‘MC Mic-Mac’) a capella version.
Check out the ear-worm down below:
The Deputy Prime Minister tried his hand at a bit of rap this week – to encourage young folk to get vaccinated.
— Insiders ABC (@InsidersABC) May 30, 2021
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