UPDATE: Reps for rapper Yung Jake have reached out to XXL to say that the rapper is actually the person performing on the new song and not Musk. It's unclear what Jake's relationship to Musk is.

Musk himself listed Jake and Bloodpop in a tweet reply to his first tweet with the song. Bloodpop is said to produce on the song. XXL has reached out to Yung Jake for confirmation.


File this under random.

On Saturday morning (March 30), Tesla CEO and co-founder Elon Musk suddenly entered the world of SoundCloud rap when he dropped off a rap song that was dedicated to the late and beloved gorilla, Harambe.

On the song, which is titled “RIP Harambe,” Musk, or someone else rapping on the track, raps about the gorilla who was shot and killed by zookeepers in May 2016 after he dragged a little boy that accidentally fell into his containment.

“RIP Harambe/Sipping on some Bombay/We are on our way to heaven/Amen, Amen/RIP Harambe/Smoking on that strong, hey/In the gorilla zoo and we all think about you,” the artist raps in his tribute to the primate.

The song is featured on Elon's Emo G Records SoundCloud page and has garnered over 156,000 streams so far. In his tweet announcing the song—and his apparent record label, Emo G Records—the 47-year-old wrote, "I’m disappointed that my record label failed."

Well, at least he has his day job.

You can listen to Elon Musk's rap song "RIP Harambe" below.

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