The rapper, who has additionally starred in films similar to Save the Last Dance, Sunset Park and Clockers, takes out his frustrations regarding the present COVID-19 outbreak out on the Snowgoons-produced report.
“Shit is real/ I’m looking at the news like, ‘What now?’/ Coronavirus got everything shut down,” Starr raps because the track begins.
He continues: “NBA shutdown/ Major League shutdown/ N***az on a plane getting tested when they touchdown/ United States travel ban/ My face covered up like the Taliban/ City on lockdown, they just turned the lights off/ N***az start coughing get sprayed with Lysol/ They better hurry with the vaccine/ Cos toilet paper got n***az acting like crack fiends.”
Listen to the total track beneath:
Speaking to the BBC concerning the tune, he defined: “I knew that if I’d done this in the right way, it would grab people’s attention… especially my generation.”
The songs lyrics cowl a large number of points affected by the outbreak, together with the postponement of the Premier League season, alternate options to handshakes like utilizing toes, The Simpsons references, and flashes of humour: “Sneeze, but don’t get snot on me/ that might lead to quarantine.”
The New York rapper expressed her concern over the current global pandemic in a video posted to Instagram final week. “I’m telling you, shit is getting real,” she stated.
Days later, a producer and DJ known as iMarkkeyz ripped the quote to make use of in a brand new dance track impressed by COVID-19. After being formally launched final Friday (March 13), ‘Coronavirus’ crept as much as Number 9 on the US iTunes Chart yesterday (March 17).