Gangsta rap battle: Glenn vs. Ludacris




Glenn will have to sharpen his skills to take on Ludacris in THE rap battle of 2008.

GLENN: Sure. Here we go. A little love, please. Ludacris in support for Barack Obama. Here it is. I am back on it like I just signed my record deal. Yeah, the best is here. The Bentley coupe paint is dripping wet. It got sex appeal.

Could you stop the music for just a second? Stu, is any of this supposed to rhyme or anything?

STU: You'll hear when the wordsmith Ludacris does kick in here. You'll understand that it does rhyme. See, you're not understanding --

GLENN: The best is here, the Bentley coupe paint is dripping wet. It got sex appeal.

STU: "Appeal" and "Here" are rhymes in this context.

GLENN: They both have Es in it. Go ahead.

You never should have doubted him with a slot in the President's iPod. Obama shattered em. That one rhymes. I said -- no, sorry. Said I handled his biz, and I'm one of his favorite rappers. Well, give Luda a special pardon if I'm ever in the slammer.

Can you stop the music again? Stu, it's still not rhyming.

STU: No. He's making an important point.

GLENN: Said I handled his biz and I'm one of his favorite rappers. See, that doesn't work. Well, give Luda a special pardon if I'm ever in the slammer.

STU: As you know, Glenn, both rapper and hammer both end in er. So there you go. That's what you got.

GLENN: It doesn't make -- Hillary hated on you -- hang on just a second. One word. Stop. Who is he addressing here? Is he addressing the African-American community? Who is Hillary hating on?

STU: Obama, right? Hillary hated on Obama, Glenn. As you remember the coverage, you remember Brian Williams coming out in that one newscast and saying tonight, Hillary hating on Obama.

GLENN: Yeah, but I don't think it -- because the line before.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Better yet, put him in office; make me your vice president. Put him in office. So when he's saying there put him in office, better yet, put him in office, he's speaking to a community of some sort. I believe he's speaking to the citizens of the world quite frankly.

STU: Okay.

GLENN: But then he said Hillary hated on you. So --

STU: I don't -- you know, there may be a continuity problem here.

GLENN: I didn't -- you know, I'm a self-educated guy. I didn't go to college. So I don't know all the ins and outs of this kind of work.

STU: But it's important to see you learning. That's what it's all about. It's all about diversity.

GLENN: Better yet, put him in office. Make me your vice president. Hillary hated on you.

Oh, now, here's a -- this is unfair -- so that bitch is irrelevant. It's not very nice. Jesse talking slick and apologizing for what? If you said it, then you meant it. How you want it, have a gut -- can we stop for a second? I don't understand. If you said it, then you meant it. How you want it, have a gut.

STU: Okay, I believe what he's trying to do there is if you said it, then you meant it how you want it. If you said it the way you wanted it to come out.

GLENN: See, there's no punctuation.

STU: Yeah, the punctuation is a problem.

GLENN: If you said it, then you meant it how you want it.

STU: It's just like it doesn't seem the rap community has embraced the semicolon. In a way that would really be helpful to us.

GLENN: See, I think we've -- may I? I think we've lost kind of the rhythm of this. May I start again? Please start at the beginning.

STU: You think you --

GLENN: I have, I think we've lost some of the magic.

STU: It just feels like you're freestyling. Doesn't seem like you're reading it.

GLENN: Well, that's just the way I roll. But let's start from the beginning. Let's do this on -- (clearing throat). And now a dramatic reading with inspirational words by Ludacris. I am back on it like I just signed my record deal. Yeah. The best is here. The Bentley coupe paint is dripping wet. It got sex appeal. Never should have hated. You never should have doubted him. With a slot in the President's iPod, Obama shattered em. Said I handled his biz, and I'm one of his favorite rappers. Well, give Luda a special pardon if I'm ever in the slammer. Better yet, put him in office. Make me your vice president. Hillary hated on you. So that bitch is irrelevant. Jesse, Jesse talking slick and apologizing for what? If you said it, then you meant it how you want it. Have a gut. And all you other politicians trying to hate on my man, watch us win a majority vote in every state on my man. You can't stop what's bout to happen. We bout to make history. The first black President is destined, and it was meant to be. The threats ain't fazing us. The nooses or the jokes.

Hold on just a second. I hate to -- no, I hate to -- no, I hate to wreck the mood here, but --

STU: You had such rhythm.

GLENN: The nooses and the jokes, the hate and the threats ain't fazing us? I mean, are there -- maybe I've missed the headlines of the nooses against Obama because that seems like it would be a pretty big story.

STU: Well, I mean, I'm sure they're out there. There was that one, there was that one story like a teacher.

GLENN: At Columbia University like a year and a half ago or a year ago?

STU: May have been a while ago.

GLENN: May have been a while ago and completely unrelated. You know what, here I'm looking down in Rockefeller Plaza and I see a bunch of trees in there. I don't see any nooses. Is it possible that -- I mean, because the people who would hang nooses from a tree, they are dumb as a box of rocks.

STU: Yes.

GLENN: Is it possible they put the nooses up and then when they got back down on the ground and they were, you know, already folding up the ladder, they were like, oh, crap, he can't even see them because of the leaves. And then somebody next to him was like, oh, just, you know what? I've already put the ladder away; just wait until fall, then you'll see them. Is it possible that that's what's happening here? Because I --

STU: It's possible. You know, with all this global warming, will they even -- will there be a fall?

GLENN: I don't know. Maybe the whole tree burst into flames. All right. Go ahead. I'm sorry.

(Music playing)

GLENN: So get off your ass, black people. It's time to get out and vote. Paint the White House black and I'm sure that's got em terrified. McCain don't belong in any chair unless he's paralyzed. Yeah, I said it because Bush is mentally handicapped -- again this doesn't really work -- ball up all of his speeches and I throw them like candy wrap. 'Cause you talking, I hear nothing even relevant. And you, the worst of all 43 Presidents, get out and vote or the end will be near. The world is ready for change because Obama is here. 'Cause Obama is here.

I think that is -- (applause). I mean, that's why I have all of his CDs and I love them, every single one, and I love every cut. They're all very different. They're inspiring. You know, I like when he says a presidential candidate should be in a chair because he's paralyzed. I think that's good. I think a guy who says, "Yeah, I said it because Bush is mentally handicapped," I think that -- I think it means a lot coming from a guy who says you can't stop what's bout to happen, we bout to make history. I -- me personally, I think it carries so much more weight when you say that and then you talk about somebody else being stupid.

STU: Yeah. You know, it would be silly coming from someone else.

GLENN: It would.

STU: You know what I mean? If it wasn't from such a credible source.

GLENN: May I? It would almost be ludicrous.

[ APPLAUSE ]

STU: You're a magician. Do you want to hear the original to see how he matched up?

GLENN: I think they're going to be -- can we A/B them? Go ahead. Play a little ludicrous.

(Music playing).

GLENN: See, I didn't do this part. I didn't do that. Didn't do that. Or that. I didn't do that, either.

Stop for a second. Let me just get a -- please, let me just see if I can get this right. Go ahead, Dan. Yeah. Okay. Okay. Luda -- all right, now I got it. Go back.

(Music playing).

GLENN: May I just stop for a second? Because this takes talent. Sometimes you'll hear, and this takes talent. To be able -- he doesn't write this himself, too?

STU: There's got to be a team of writers.

GLENN: I mean, because he's such a performer. And then to say he performs and he writes. Does he write the -- I mean, he may -- maybe, I doubt it, but he may write the lyrics but does he -- but does he write the melody as well?

STU: That's just not humanly possible, Glenn.

GLENN: Continue on. I'm more amazed by this man every second that goes by.

(Music playing).

GLENN: Stop, stop. See, like who has written the, bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp (making rapping noises). I don't know how you would do that. I couldn't just, you know, just -- it's not like you would be on a train or, you know, some place and you're just like, bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp, bomp... without somebody saying, good God, man, where I that down! You'd say, that's not really a song. "No, that, what you just did." "You mean the bomp bomp, bomp bomp bomp, bomp bomp." That's all I got. I know! Write it down and then just put "Repeat." That's good stuff.

STU: Imagine if he made it in a minor key.

GLENN: I think it would take on a different stone. It would take on a almost melancholy tone and you would think, is he sad? This is pure joy. Listen, this is joy.

(Music playing).

GLENN: Stop just a second. I didn't -- could you play that little part again, please? Because I missed the little trick that he did. Okay, stop. I've got to do that really good.

Better yet, put him in office. Make me your vice president. Hillary hated on you so that... is irrelevant. See, that is -- that's why I do what I do and Ludacris does what he does.

STU: Keep your day job, Glenn, because that is -- no one else could have come up with that.

GLENN: I just ask America a question? You tell me there's no opportunity in America, you're telling me that you just can't make it and, oh, jobs are hard to find. This dope has a Bentley. I mean, you tell me there's no opportunity in America? This dope has a Bentley. I'm sorry. Was I hating? 'Cause I hate when that about to happen -- I'm sorry. I hate when... bout to happen. I have to remember to lose, like, every third word because that's just the way I roll.

Who were the people and groups involved with coronavirus research, and what really went down before and after the pandemic began? On "Glenn TV" this week, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to outline a tale of negligence and then, coverup. The elites of the world - the people calling themselves experts - trusted the Chinese Communist Party with one of the most dangerous weapons we can imagine on this planet--a virus.

Glenn reveals who was involved in a definitive timeline, and argues: If proof of a lab leak does come out, the worlds needs to know EVERYONE that was involved. We must expose the coverup and attempt to control the narrative of the pandemic origins. Everyone from Big Tech, the media, the Chinese and even our own government have been involved. What lies behind the coverup could reveal the dirty secret that, in order to cut corners, the academic elites and government entrusted Communist China with a civilization-killing virus.

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BlazeTV host Mark Levin said his new book, "American Marxism," provides proof that we're not just facing a coming Marxist revolution — it's already here.

Many Americans remain unconvinced, believing recent moves from the far left and the Democratic Party are just passing phases. But this is not a "fad," Levin told Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday.

"This isn't progressivism, or social activism, or democratic socialism. This is Marxism. Now, it may not be Marxism in every particular. But it's an Americanized form of Marxism," Levin explained.

"You need to pay attention to what's taking place ... You've seen it with your own two eyes. You saw the riots all summer long. You saw Black Lives Matter, which is headed by an openly proud Marxist. You see Antifa, which is a Marxist anarchist organization. You see the media, that you have been watching and reading, endorse every single one of these movements," he added.

"People have been brainwashed, or ... haven't been paying attention. They view this as a passing fad," Levin went on to say. "It's not. We all need to wake up to this. And if we have little differences, moderate Democrats, Libertarians and so forth, you better put them aside right now. Because we have a common enemy. I say enemy, not opponent. Not adversary. Enemy. And we need to be focused on defeating that enemy, rather than fighting among ourselves."

Watch the video clip below to hear Mark Levin explain how our individual freedoms are in serious jeopardy:

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Electric vehicles are the wave of the future. They are so much better for the environment. At least that's what we have been told, but is this correct?

On his TV special, Glenn Beck explained how electric vehicles (EVs) might not actually be the environmental solution we've been led to believe. In fact, they may not be a solution at all.

Glenn shared a recent article from LiveScience that reported:

A 2014 study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences looked at the entire life cycle of an EV's emissions, from mining the metals required for the batteries to producing the electricity needed to power them, and then compared this with the average emissions of a gas-powered vehicle. The team found that when electric vehicles are charged with coal-powered electricity, they're actually worse for the environment than conventional gasoline cars.

He next shared an article from The Greenage, which stated:

The Union of Concerned Scientists has calculated that manufacturing a mid-sized EV with an 84-mile range results in about 15 percent more emissions than manufacturing an equivalent gasoline vehicle. For larger, longer-range EVs that travel more than 250 miles per charge, the manufacturing emissions can be as much as 68 percent higher.

Noting how electric vehicles and other fossil-fuel alternatives require the use of mined minerals like lithium, cobalt, zinc, copper, and nickel, among others, Glenn quoted an International Energy Agency report that warned reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement "would mean a quadrupling of mineral requirements for clean energy technologies by 2040. An even faster transition, to hit net-zero globally by 2050, would require six times more mineral inputs in 2040 than today."

"Can [you] predict which country is the world leader in processing the minerals needed for these batteries? Right, China," Glenn stated. "The average EV requires over 200 kilograms of minerals. The average gas vehicle requires 40 kilograms of minerals, mostly copper. A single EV has 22 pounds of lithium in it ... yet another way that the green reset of American energy is putting us all at the mercy of Communist China."

"Oh, and remember during the Obama administration when the world was gonna end' over fracking?" Glenn asked. "Well, the Institute for Energy Research now says, and I quote, 'Mining and processing of lithium, however, turns out to be far more environmentally harmful than what turned out to be the unfounded issues with fracking.'"

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We've heard a lot about the 1776 Commission over the past several months. From the mainstream media, you've heard lies and slander: It was a racist panel put together by President Trump to peddle a whitewashed version of American history.

In reality, the 1776 Commission was established by President Trump in the fall of 2020 with the purpose of promoting "patriotic education." Not to mandate it, not to propose legislation – simply to PROMOTE it. The media and academia lost their minds over this now controversial idea that we should teach young Americans to appreciate the nation they've inherited. And predictably, just hours after Biden took the oath of office, he signed an executive order to dissolve the 1776 Commission, calling the commission's report "offensive and counterfactual."

Glenn Beck presents the 1776 Commission's report in its entirety, because unlike the media and President Biden who want to hide it from you, Glenn wants you to seek the truth and celebrate Independence Day with pride.

Watch a preview below or catch the FULL, 5-part presentation of the 1776 Report on BlazeTV.com or Glenn Beck's YouTube channel.

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