Great Job, Internet!: Actually, Michelle Obama isn’t a bad rapper
If there’s one thing our country can agree on in this increasingly partisan age, it’s that Michelle Obama is a pretty kick-ass First Lady. Not only does she have her own initiatives like Let’s Move, she promotes them in genuinely funny ways like dancing with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show and playing weird games with Billy On The Street.
Now FLOTUS has joined forces with College Humor and Jay Pharoah—who, it should be noted, regularly plays her husband on SNL—in a new PSA that encourages kids to apply to college. It’s part of her Better Make Room campaign to promote higher education. And she doesn’t just make a quick cameo in the “Go To College” music video: She raps a whole verse about her own collegiate experience on the South Side of Chicago.
The video is intentionally cheesy with Pharoah dispatching advice …