Saturday, December 08, 2007

Fan Made Videos of The Lonely Island's Heist

Did you ever want to know the history of The Narnia Rap? Well, Andy has revealed that he and the dudes approached Chris Parnell to do a Weekend Update rap, much how Chris has done them in the past.

Chris was a huge fan of their videos, so he suggested that they do a video rap. Thus was born the SNL Digital Short.

For the music, the boys went back to their song, The Heist. It's based on an Eminem type of white rap, and they actually did an amazing job on the song. You can hear the song here:

WARNING: Lots of language, but nothing too sexual.

So the boys then took some of the beat from the song, the style, and the idea of a rap telling an absurd story and went with it, making the Narnia Rap, Lazy Sunday. You'll also notice that they both start with the phone call, and they mention Sunday afternoons. (Similarly, The Bing Bong Brothers setup became the setup for the Tom Hanks testicles song.)

By the way, here's Lazy Sunday:

Anyway, they never made a video off of The Heist, featuring the voices of Jorma and Akiva. However, that hasn't stopped their legion of fans from doing it. Narnia Rap had just hit big in December, 2005, so a lot of people found this song and wanted to do their own tribute to it.

From January 13, 2006: (Paint comic strip)

From February 21, 2006: (they don't get naked)

From March 8, 2006: (they get naked and actually include a girl; this one was flagged due to a butt shot)

From June 17, 2006: (they don't get naked)

From July 29, 2006: (they got naked; they also include a long tribute/intro)

From October 27, 2006: (these guys actually got naked and they got women in it; Warning: there's a woman in a bikini dancing sexually)


So.... Which one was the best?

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