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‘Sesame Street’ Puppets Rap Along to the Beastie Boys [VIDEO]

Oscar the Grouch & Adam Horowitz
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‘Sesame Street’ is known for its musical numbers but generally the lyrics lean a little more optimistic (“Sunny day / Sweeping the clouds away”) than the rhymes in the Beastie Boys single ‘Sure Shot’ (“I’ve got the brand new doo-doo / guaranteed like Yoo-Hoo”).

Still, there’s something about this Sesame/Beastie rap mashup that just seems so right. It’s nostalgic, flute heavy and hey, there’s even some counting! That’s got to be worth something, right?

That isn’t the only ‘Sesame Street’ rap. Here’s Bert and Ernie taking on M.O.P.’s ‘Ante Up’ in a viral mashup from 2008:

Another clever editor turned Sesame’s proud anthem ‘I Love My Hair‘ into a lipdub of ‘Whip My Hair’ by Willow Smith:

[Thanks for the tip, Frank!]

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