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This article was published on January 31, 2020

Elon Musk’s new song is as bad as his dance moves

Elon Musk’s new song is as bad as his dance moves
Ivan Mehta
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Ivan Mehta

Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh." Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh."

This morning I woke up in a good mood. It was a bright day with sunshine, I pet my cats, and went to a nearby cafe to have coffee. I thought this was going to be a good day, but then my colleague Abhimanyu Ghoshal posted Elon Musk‘s new single, Don’t Kill ur Vibe on Slack.

It’s been almost an hour since I first heard the song, and I’m yet to recover from it. What the hell, Elon? I understand that you’re rich and you have lots of money lying around to do stupid stuff. But you could’ve created something like a flamethrower and spared our ears.

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I know, by now, Musk’s fan army is preparing their angry tweets at me, but sit down for a moment, grab a beer, and listen to this song. Come back when you’ve finished it. Tell me you didn’t want to throw your headphones? Tell me you didn’t want to break your phone?

I also think Musk’s partner, Grimes, who’s a well-known artist, didn’t have any clue about it. Otherwise, I’m pretty sure she would’ve asked him to stop.

After his ‘dance performance’ in China earlier this month, I thought he might not indulge much into creating ‘art,’ but I was wrong. I guess he’s living his ‘drunk uncle at a wedding’ fantasy.

Next time, if you feel rich, Elon, please donate some money, make a random gadget, or smoke a blunt with Joe Rogan again. But please don’t release songs.

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