Have you seen the latest Die Antwoord’s video for their err,… noise-rap-kind-of song called ‘Fatty Boom Boom’? It’s really gross and hilarious at the same time, and it is particularly juicy (actually meat juicy) because it features a drag-queen Lady Gaga, looking more real than the original.
The South African band, which released the video this past week, isn’t afraid to make fun of the Born-This-Way-icon, who, according to two tweets she sent to the band, didn’t really appreciate the joke.
In the video, the Lady Gaga look-alike is taking a South African tour, dressed up with her famous meat dress, and admiring the local fashion. But it turns out to be a totally bad idea when the bus is attacked by men wearing Pussy-Riot-masks and holding guns. The star runs away, makes a surrealist visit to the OB/GYN – and I will let you discover by yourself what happens,… ouch! – then has a very unlucky encounter with the Lion King, which can’t resist her meat-delicious dress.
The whole thing is super colorful and crazy, provocative, creative and full of interesting details like the heads of Nicki Minaj, Kanye West and other artists on the street murals.
But the video made tons of little monsters super angry, and Gaga herself wasn’t very happy as she sent this to the band:
‘i fink u freaky but you don't have a hit. hundred thousand tIckets sold in SA. #thatmyshit’
‘i guess its not a good idea to tell someone you're a fan. never mind! we get it, you're not a little monster. WE GOT IT.’
To what the band responded:
‘lady… even tho u r 'larger' than us… we still cooler than u… plus we don't have prawns in our private.’
A prawn? I thought it was a cockroach! But seriously, what is this? Note that I haven’t even talked about err… the music, Die Antwoord’s music, because you can listen to it yourself:
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