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Published:June 30th, 2011 12:39 EST

Video: Wannabe Rapper Climbs Light Pole, Ties Up NYC Traffic

By Robert Paul Reyes

"New York police said several Times Square streets were closed for nearly 2 hours when a rapper climbed a light pole in a stunt designed to promote his CDs.

Police said Raymond `CI Joe` Velasquez, 34, climbed the 20-foot pole to a flat platform and danced and rapped for the gathering crowd while officers tried to convince him to come down, the New York Post reported Wednesday."



Velasquez is a selfish moron who put his career ambitions ahead of public safety, and indeed his own safety. The wannabe rapper tied up traffic for a couple of hours, and cost the city thousands in police man hours.

The clown may have elevated himself in a literal sense, but in a metaphorical sense he lowered himself to the gutter with this foolish stunt.

Velasquez stunt won`t propel his career as a rap artist, but he did manage to get a rap sheet for disorderly conduct, obstruction and trespassing.

If this joker spends any time in jail, I hope his fellow jailbirds will rap him upside his head.

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