Your Dad Tom Hanks Is an Amazing Rapper


Your dad Tom Hanks went on The Graham Norton Show this week, and while he was there, he broke out his favorite party trick: Without any encouragement whatsoever, he launched into the opening verse from "City of Crime," the rap song he recorded with Dan Aykroyd to promote the 1987 Dragnet movie. And, as you grudgingly admitted while watching the whole thing through your hands, his rendition was actually pretty flawless! It's like mama always said: You never forget your first novelty rap single.

And if you want to watch the original in all its glory, it's right here: