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Watch a Muppets Parody of Naughty By Nature’s ‘Hip Hop Hooray’

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By Ezra Marcus

There’s nothing like a video compilation of classic Muppet antics to reveal the goofiness inherent in hip-hop’s soul. See for yourself in this video by Youtube user Mylo The Cat, which sets Kermit, Beaker and the rest up against Naughty By Nature’s legendary old-school hit “Hip-Hop Hooray.”

Released the 1993, the song spent a week on the top of the charts and received a music video from Spike Lee himself.

There’s something deeply fitting about a gang of fuzzy creatures jamming along to the high-caliber rhymes and iconic “hey…ho…hey…ho!” chorus. Kermit plays the lead role, but several other characters make guest appearances: Fozzie The Bear, in particular, seems to be feeling the groove.

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