CRYPTED SISTER: Randi Zuckerberg’s crypto parody tune is someplace between NFT and WTF


“We’re not gonna take it”, the 80s anthem by US heavy steel band Twisted Sister, has endured an fascinating second life in recent times.

It’s at present a rallying cry for Ukrainians resisting Russia’s invasion of the nation and the band’s lead signer, Dee Snider, is with all of them the way in which – whereas additionally taking a swipe and anti-maskers who tried to co-opt the tune to their trigger.

In fact final yr it grew to become a pleasant littler earner for Snider when billionaire wannabe political powerbroker Clive Palmer misplaced a copyright case over lifting the melody with out permission for his 2019 United Australia Celebration marketing campaign. Setting the tune to “we aint gonna cop it” in political adverts for TV – Palmer’s legal professionals claimed the inspiration was the Christmas hymn “O Come, All Ye Devoted” – value the litigious mining $1.5 million in damages, plus authorized prices.

Palmer had refused to pay the $150,00 payment the band requested for to make use of it.

Snider referred to as the Palmer model “terrible”.

Now the tune has been enlisted by former Fb director Randi Zuckerberg (she has a brother referred to as Mark), for a parody tune spruiking the glories of cryptocurrency.

She’s a self-proclaimed “passionate supporter of girls in tech and finance, large collector of women-led NFTs” in addition to the founding father of @thehugxyz a Web3 creator platform & development incubator.

Ms Zuck’s referred to as her model “We’re All Gonna Make It”, is a riff on the crypto acronym WAGMI.

Her lyrics are peppered with crypto terminology in what she calls “a rallying cry for the ladies of web3”.

Right here’s a pattern: “It’s simply the beginning so gm/Carpe your crypto diem/ DYOR and choose a coin/BTD Purchase the dip it/Our diamond fingers gained’t flip it/HODL and we’ll all be a part of”.

When you’re not conversant in the phrases, there’s a useful information to crypto slang right here. (HODL is a misspelling of maintain or “maintain on for expensive life”).

She defined her reasoning on Twitter, saying: “I’ve been interested by a enjoyable approach to clarify crypto jargon to newcomers. All of the acronyms/phrases can really feel tremendous intimidating at first. Hope this video is a enjoyable 2-min crypto lingo 101 lesson that speaks to the spirit of girls in Web3.”

The clip can be dig at crypto bros, and is receiving lower than beneficial responses on Twitter from each women and men.

Zuckerberg is defiant within the face of the criticism:

And TBH, it’s much more enjoyable, artistic and fewer cringeworthy that the time her brother did this on July 4.

Mark Zuckerberg celebrates July 4. Screenshot/Instagram

And extra just lately, this:

Mark Zuckerberg

Hey Mark, good to meta you…

And it’s an enchancment on final month’s try to elucidate crypto utilizing Adele’s “Hey”.


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