One Direction aren’t the only physics-loving celebrities hiding in plain sight. From PhD astrophysicist and rock star Brian May to mathematics book author and actress Danica McKellar, the list of entertainers who get giddy over the wonder of our universe is near-endless.
At a recent lecture at the University of Toronto, GZA "Genius" of the Wu Tang Clan gave students a sneak preview of his upcoming cosmology-themed album "Dark Matter" by spitting some scientifically accurate rhymes about the Big Bang, the "fastest growing infant since the time of birth."
Science raps have this habit of being forgivably bad, in that this-isn't-really-a-rap-but-we'll-let-it-slide-because-you're-scientists-and-you're-clearly-trying sort of way. But this original piece from Jabari Johnson, a senior at Harlem Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts, needs no such pardon.
Neil Degrasse Tyson and Wu-Tang Clan founder GZA (Gary Grice) are teaming up to make a album about space, which will no doubt bomb atomically throughout. Two geniuses in a room together, rapping about the cosmos? Our minds are blown. Updated.