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Why does every Big Ten school have some idiot making horrible "music?"


So, this week, we learned that Tom Hanks has a son who goes to Northwestern and made some stupid frat-boy-wannabe-rapper schlock.  You may have seen Reading Rambler's post about it:

http://www.blackheartgoldpants.com/2011/1/13/1932662/brahs-this-chet-haze-brah-is-one-of-us-brah-this-brah-is-totally

 

Since that is obviously awesome, some Michigan State convicts/fans had to do likewise:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYCTnp8U8JQ&feature=related

 

Sure, Michigan fans laugh especially hard about MSU spitting that weak game, until you remind them of the musical predilections of their recently-fired coach:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeSsYsAfuls&feature=fvw

 

Ohio State fans probably get a big kick out of the RichRod era of Michigan football, and figure that they are too busy winning and getting free tattoos to do something so embarrassing.  Well, you'd be wrong:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFPPvkADOdo&feature=related

 

While we're on the topic of fired coaches (RichRod), I thought I'd take a minute to show you the U of Minnesota's foray.  Yes, they go hard, right up until their coach gets fired.  After that?  They'll have to settle for catching Iowa on an ice rink:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i6kPw-P4nk

 

And many of us remember the Purdue "Give Back" song (sorry, no more video, just an article about it):

http://www.midwestsportsfans.com/2009/12/give-back-purdue-video-sucks/

 

Who can forget our own Hawkeye fans trying to rap (again, the video has been removed):

http://deadspin.com/5423836/hawkeye-rappers-live-up-to-every-iowa-stereotype-imaginable

 

You may have even had the "Teach Me How to Dougie/Bucky" crap foisted upon you by Wisconsinite colleagues, relatives, or friends:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVAZXZfIlNk

 

Illinois thinks they're not dumb enough to do the same?  Wrong, WRONG!  Your musical contribution couldn't handle the Zooker, so you wrote a rap about your library instead:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhY0gYKOT8c

 

Surely, Joe Paterno would never allow such silliness in State College, right?  Well, that didn't stop some idiot from road-side rapping 3 miles past the edge of town:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsLw6PoxgT4

 

And now, we have Indiana's contribution.  It starts off pretty frat-tastic, but they had my attention with the old-school game footage and the hot chicks by the middle of the vid.  The grand finale?  Some old people and a dude with a red mohawk and a weird crossbow/violin. 

http://deadspin.com/5734063/the-public-demand-to-rip-apart-the-this-is-indiana-rap-video-is-undeniable

 

Nebraska fans are laughing at us.  They are saying "Sorry, but we were too busy winning championships to make silly music videos.  Tommie Frazier didn't sit around and rap into no camera.  The Blackshirts are too badass for that type of crap."  Are you sure? 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42Or831zKOE&feature=related

 

So, my question is, why can't we, as a conference, exercise a little musical self-control?  I mean, not everyone can be Meredith Wilson, but for the love of God/Yahweh/Allah, can we please stop embarrassing ourselves in this conference with our horrific faux-music? 

If you, or anyone you know, has the sudden urge to spend a weekend or less making something slightly musical to slap on youtube and show your school pride, please do us all a favor and just jump in front of the nearest campus bus.  Or taunt the campus police the day after they get some new Tazers to play with.  Just don't make us all witness your inability to sing, rhyme, dance, or speak.

 

F*** You, We're Iowa!

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