Contagious Covid Comedy

Top Quote Philadelphia's "King Of Parody" returns with an album that is sicker than The Corona Virus! End Quote
  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) June 27, 2020 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - KeithFromUpDaBlock's new comedy album The Covid Theory is an audio visual diary of paranoia, social distancing & activism through a comedic lens. Parodies of Prince, Bill Withers, Dr Dre, Eminem, MC Hammer, Men With Hats, Lil Nas X & A Tribe Called Quest provide an eclectic blend of funky, soulful, thought provoking, funny jams written, produced & mixed by Keith himself while in isolation due to the Corona Virus Global Pandemic. Keith says "I wanted the album to sound old, tangible, frequently played & classic. I had to make this album because it was the only thing that kept me sane."

    Everything about "The Covid Theory" is executed for levity & insight during this particularly stressful moment in history. On track #4 titled "Forgot About A.I.D.S" he transforms Dr Dre & Eminem's Hip Hop masterpiece "Forgot About Dre" into commentary about Police brutality, The Tuskegee Experiment, Racism, Homophobia & parallels between the Covid-19 Global Pandemic of today & The A.I.D.S Epidemic of the 80's & 90's. On track #1 titled "Can't Touch That" he sets his sights on M.C. Hammer's smash hit "Can't Touch This" & breaks down the various things you shouldn't touch & one thing you should touch - The $1200 Stimulus Check. As intelligent as his perspective is, it is also masterful by capturing the original songs cadence & rhyme schemes while interjecting facts & funny punchlines.

    This is KeithFromUpDaBlock's 9th studio album & possibly his best work to date. He is a Philadelphia born Creative & Performing Artist, Producer, Comedian & Arts Educator whose credits include opening for Jay-Z, Kevin Hart, J.B Smoove, Deon Cole, Hosting the popular Philly Music Video Show Urban X-Pressions, Racking up millions of views on Youtube, Vlad TV & Worldstar Hip Hop, Dancing for The Philadelphia 76er's NBA team, Founding Philadelphia Comedy College along with appearing on The Dr Phil Show, MTV's Ridiculousness, VH1's Undateable, Mindhunter on Netflix & performing a piece he wrote alongside Triumph The Insult Comic Dog on HULU. In January of 2021 he will appear as Frederick Douglas in CNN's "Lincoln: An American President"

    "OH MY GOD! ... for anyone who needs a laugh." - Jarobi (A Tribe Called Quest)

    The Covid Theory by KeithFromUpDaBlock is now available on all digital download/streaming platforms.

    If you would like more information please
    contact Vernon K Ruffin Jr. at Ruffinvision ( @ ) gmail dot com or call (267)471-2303

    Contact: Vernon Keith Ruffin Jr.
    Email: RuffinVision ( @ ) gmail dot com
    Phone: (267) 471-2303

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