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At first glance, hip hop living legend Jay Z and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford don’t appear to have much in common. But if you look beyond the surface, you’ll notice that the two have at least one thing that unites them: Jay Z used to sling crack cocaine while Rob Ford smokes it.

Thankfully for the internet, this fact has been made into a song (and YouTube video) by DJ Steve Porter. The tune takes audio clips from Mayor Ford’s news briefings where he discusses the subject of his drug usage and sets it to HOVA’s latest hit jam, “Tom Ford.”


Admittedly, “Rob Ford Crack Remix” isn’t as good as the original, but it’s definitely worth a chuckle. Plus, I’m down for anything that makes the larger-than-life mayor look even sillier.

Fidel Martinez is an editor at Fusion.net. He's also a Texas native and a lifelong El Tri fan.