MOBILE PHONE PHLINGER HTC has found a rapper who is pleased to go on record and describe himself as a superfan of the firm's hardware and release a hip hop ditty about the firm. Yeah, we know, this sounds like a terrible thing.
A good idea at the time, perhaps, if the time was five in the morning and everyone was on the wrong side of a vat of Golden Goose and Courvoisier and a whole sack of ‘trees'. But it turns into a kind of skin-crawling awkward session when presented to the world on video.
HTC has acquired the musical services of Doc G, who was part of PM Dawn, a hip hop outfit from the 90s that put the hippy into hip hop.
While the Doc was set adrift on the memory bliss of a loved one back then, he is more concerned about Gorilla Glass and name checking Peter Chou in 2015.
If any other phone firms want to get in on this wacktion action we are here to assist. Digital Underground, also from the 90s, had a recording called Same Song, which could be appropriated by Korean vendor Samsung to excruciating effect.
Apple could turn to Afroman and ask for a version of his ode to marijuana with a retort called Because I Got High.
Microsoft, which has the Nokia brand and the Lumia brand, could make something of a similarly themed song by The Luniz. This could be titled We Got Five Users, or something like that.
BlackBerry, meanwhile, should just stay the heck out of this. We are still yet to recover from its dire cover of an REO Speedwagon song. µ
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