Uganda’s Presidential Rap Video

In what has to be an unexpected news article for most weekdays, Canada’s Globe and Mail has run a story about  President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.  The story? Apparently Museveni has released a “wildly popular” rap video.  The Globe has this to say:

The new hit isn’t exactly gangsta, though. It’s more poor-African-farmer than Straight Outta Compton. The rap’s lyrics have Mr. Museveni turning millet into a hen, into an egg, eventually into a cow and then a wife.

Political analysts expect Mr. Museveni’s new rapping skills to win him more votes, especially among the young.

This must be a welcome change for him, as the Ugandan government has been under intense international criticism over proposed legislation that severely criminalizes homosexuality.

Update: Not sure if this is the legitimate video or not, but it’s what I found when I googled for the video:

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