It all started in Kindersley, SK, where the local police department posted a painfully cringeworthy "parody" of Vanilla Ice's "Ice Ice Baby." Their version is all about buying winter tires and wearing your seatbelt when driving through icy conditions:
The post launched something of a cop rap cypher as police departments from throughout Western Canada engaged in the godawful practice. Here's the Edmonton Police Service, offering a take on the Fresh Prince theme:
Meanwhile, the horndogs at the Calgary Police Service took on "Baby Got Back":
Then, bringing it all full circle, the Kindersley police offered up a version of the Spice Girls' "Wannabe":
If you're not covered in full-body embarrassment chills just yet, it gets even worse. Global Edmonton did a report on the rap battle, and one chipper newscaster opted to rap the lyrics himself. Watch it below.
If anything, this entire experience has made us never want to wear a seatbelt again.
Police rap battle about winter driving takes off on social media
It all started with a tweet from Kindersley RCMP on Tuesday - a winter driving message that took the form of an epic, 1990 rap jam. Now, several groups are joining in, including the Edmonton and Calgary police services. Slav Kornik explains on the Morning News - and by explains, we mean he raps.For full lyrics, click here: http://glbn.ca/V6yXoPosted by Global Edmonton on Thursday, November 26, 2015