Since I’m taking the day off tomorrow to celebrate the 4th of July with fattening food, booze and fireworks (it’s the American way!), I thought I’d give you the Freaky Friday Flashback a day early.
This week’s WTF?! moment in pop culture comes to us from the year 1998. It was a special year, especially for the Grammy awards. That’s because, as Shawn Colvin took the stage to pick up her Song of the Year trophy for “Sunny Came Home,” ODB aka Ol’ Dirty Bastard aka Dirt McGirt aka Big Baby Jesus took the stage and grabbed the mic from a stunned Wyclef Jean and Erykah Badu. The ensuing speech would go down in pop culture history:
Indeed, Wu-tang is for the children. R.I.P. ODB.