Barack and the Kidz

By Sarah Dahnke in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 6, 2007 7:54PM

If you were born before 1985, when you hear the phrase "Kids in the Hall," you probably think of the semi-popular 80's T.V. show. So last week when we got a press release about Kidz in the Hall, we just thought some wacky kids just couldn't spell.

barackobamahomeboy.jpgWe were wrong! Kidz in the Hall is a local rap group who were lucky enough to have their song "Work to Do" chosen as a theme song for the Barack Obama campaign. The song, a self-proclaimed anthem that contains a philosophy about how to approach life in general, is a feel good ditty about how we can all make a change for the better, complete with a few shout outs to the junior Senator himself. MC Naledge, a member of the group, says Obama "embodies everything that is promising for the future of our nation and represents the hope I sought to speak on in the song."

Hey, it's no "Crush on Obama," but it sure beats the pants off that effing Celine Dion song Hillary's using.

Visit Kidz in the Hall's Myspace page to hear the song. Tell us what you think.

Image from BarackObamaismyhomeboy.com. Duh.