Saturday, August 11, 2007

Chocolate Reign! Long Live Vader's Son!

For those of you who don’t spend all your time on the internet…

That’s Tay Zonday, a twenty-five (25!) year-old grad student, who’s the internet’s newest sensation. He calls himself a singer-songwriter-musician and has a few videos up on YouTube, but this one has garnered nearly five million hits.

If you think he’s faking his voice, he’s not. Check out this clip from Jimmy Kimmel for proof (jump past the song to the short interview clip). It’s craaaaaaaaazy.

His popularity is proven by the number of remixes and mods of the song available on YouTube. It’s been remixed as an 8-bit song, into a Darth Vader remix, and covered by Green Day’s Tre Cool. And for good measure, the John Mayer remix featuring Sherrod Small:

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