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Scientists Get Closer to Discovering the Mysterious Origins of Fake Rap

Well, technically, they're not scientists, but the good people over at Videogum have been waging a valiant war against the evil axis of fake rap for some time now. And today, they stumbled upon a video that might just prove to be the Rosetta Stone of the whole movement: the video for "City of Crime," which was sung by Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks, and written for the express purpose of getting the truly terrible 1988 film Dragnet some face time — FACE TIME! — on MTV. Keep pulling the sweater, you guys! [Videogum]