Saturday 20 April 2013

Epic Rap Battle of History: Tesla vs Edison

Language warning!

Epic Rap Battle of History: Tesla vs Edison

Now, for the record, rap is not my fav type of music, BUT..... even if you hate rap, take a moment to listen to this- funny as hell and a W H O L E  lotta truth- right smack in your face.



[Verse 1: Thomas Edison]
Step up, you'll be shocked when I spit and start static
I'll rip your style and add it to my long list of patents
While you were busy digging ditches and burning bridges
I'm pumping out inventions, stacking riches, so go back to your pigeons
You're a geek, plagued by OCD
You never had sex, but you sure got screwed by me
I'll crush you Tesla, there's just no putting it gently
I don't alternate my flow, I diss you directly

[Verse 2: Nikola Tesla]
I see a universe of infinite energy
But no potential for threat from this enemy
So you can call me Tesla, Nikola, impeccably dressed
Giving lessons in electrical nemesis, this will be on the test
So confess that your thefts and let the whole world know
What the Serbian did for the Wizard of Menlo
History is getting rewritten and I have reddit
Your best invention was a way to steal credit

[Verse 3: Thomas Edison]
The truth hertz, you're broke and washed up
Don't give a smidgen 'bout your visions if they can't make a buck
I conduct business, understood things you never could
So dope that I even make New Jersey look good
I'm on the record I invented, you got duped, there, I said it
I'll bet you fifty thousand dollars that you'll never forget it
Without me, here's a taste of what this battle would be
No lights, no camera, no sound. See?

[Verse 4: Nikola Tesla]
You fool, you think that you can touch me with this?
You couldn't handle my gifts with your greedy little mind
What's inside mine was ahead of its own time
You did not steal from me, you stole me from mankind!
It's the wireless transmission of truth
And it's a shocking real story of a banker and you
And if the people knew you stopped me from making power free
They would curse the con Edison with every utility

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