Screenshot from "Rent is Too Damn High" video

The man who popularized the phrase "The rent is too damn high" during his 2010 campaign for New York governor has officially tapped into his inner emcee, the Daily Beast reports. Jimmy McMillan's anthem on housing costs — whose title is also the name of his political party — has been memorialized in rap form.

McMillan passionately rhymes about the climbing cost of housing and how slowly the deficit is being remedied. Like the visuals produced by his industry counterparts, his hilarious video contains dancing-crowd shots, girls with boom boxes and the subject walking down the street in slow motion.


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