Who Knew the Pope Was a Hip Hop Superstar? December 1, 2015

Who Knew the Pope Was a Hip Hop Superstar?

Sometimes Twitter can be a vile cesspool of ignorance and bigotry. Sometimes it’s a refreshing bastion of awesomeness.

Yesterday we got a little of the latter when a seemingly unremarkable picture of Pope Francis on his tour of Africa hit the web. It wasn’t long before the picture — which looks like the Pope is rapping — became fodder for comedy gold. The hashtag #PopeBars illustrated that, clearly, Franky Baby was bringing lyrical realness to the masses.

Even the mind behind the Broadway sensation Hamilton got in on the fun:

There’s SO much more where that came from.

Who know the Pope could be so dope?


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