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Published:January 26th, 2015 18:28 EST
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The Muppets' Rowlf Goes Viral Singing Biz Markie's 'Just a Friend' to Miss Piggy

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Rowlf, the piano-playing singing dog of Muppets fame, is going viral after a creative video editor mashed up Biz Markie`s 1989 hit single Just a Friend to footage of Rowlf from The Muppet Show.

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In the video, Rowlf takes to the keys to express his apparent unrequited love of Kermit`s squeeze Miss Piggy."

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Biz Markie released his hit single "Just a Friend" in 1989, around the same time that the seminal gangsta rap collective NWA was hitting it big with "Straight Outta Compton. "

Biz is a big (emphasis on the big) loveable nerd, and his goofy style of rap was overwhelmed by gangsta rap.

Biz couldn`t make it in today`s rap environment, it you aren`t homophobic, materialistic and misogynist you don`t have a freaking prayer.

But "Just a Friend" is a great song, and this Muppets version is a tribute to the great Biz Markie!


Read more: http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2015/01/26/The-Muppets-Rowlf-goes-viral-singing-Just-a-Friend-to-Miss-Piggy/3911422301072/#ixzz3Py5Wtc6Q

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