Earlier this year Arby’s wisely hired disgruntled former McDonald’s pitchman Pusha T, a master of the diss track, to verbally dress down the Filet-O-Fish. Now they’re running it back with a second song from the Clipse legend, this time targeting the McRib. Although this seems like the kind of joke that will get less funny with each subsequent installment, I have to admit “Rib Roast” is pretty clever. Set to visuals starring pro bull rider Ezekiel Mitchell, the song again proves that Pusha’s fierce and exacting drug-dealer talk translates quite well to the cutthroat fast-food business. He wonders aloud whether McDonald’s is serving up “mystery meat,” preaches the supremacy of Arby’s Real Country Style Rib Sandwich, and strategically punctuates one mention of the McRib with his trademark “Yeeugh!” ad lib. The gag remains amusing for now; listen below.
In the past year, the Mexican singer Peso Pluma has become a huge breakout star on the American charts, as the loose grouping of genres known as regional Mexican music has exploded in popularity. But success doesn’t always bring security, and now Peso Pluma has been forced to postpone or cancel a number of shows […]
Scream drummer Bennett Kent Stacks, aka Kent Stax, has died, as the band announced in an Instagram post. “Kent is the original heartbeat of Scream,” they wrote. “Though we have had to continue on without him before, we have always known Kent is irreplaceable. He was one of a kind. In addition to being a […]
For the past 20 or so hours, Taylor Swift fans have been in a puzzle-solving frenzy. Yesterday, Swift posted a cryptic message to her social media accounts referencing “Blank Space”: “You can tell me when the *search* is over… if the high was worth the pain.” It turned out that, ahead of the release of […]