- Good Humor has teamed up with Wu-Tang Clan founding member RZA to write a new jingle for ice cream trucks.
- The previously used and well-known song, “Turkey in the Straw,” has a racist past: it was a popular minstrel show tune.
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It was the talk of the 1998 Grammy Awards: The Wu Tang clan lost rap album of the year, and Russell Tyrone Jones — aka “Ol’ Dirty Bastard” — was mad about it.
He crashed the stage, grabbed a microphone, and told the audience: “Wu Tang is for the children.”
Now, more than 20 years later, the phrase couldn’t be more accurate.
Fellow Wu-Tang Clan member RZA has teamed up Good Humor to produce a new track tp serve as the jingle on ice cream trucks across the country. The new tune will replace “Turkey in the Straw,” which has a racist