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11th Dec 2020

Teenage Waterford rapper drops John Mullane-inspired All-Ireland banger

Paddy McKenna

As the dogs on the street know, John Mullane is in a romantic relationship with his county of birth and they’re going steady.

The De La Salle man’s legendary love for his county of Waterford is a central theme in what is undoubtedly the pace-setter for pre-All-Ireland musical banger.

Yung Shakur, a 19-year-old rapper from Waterford, has released ‘Swing’ and it’s got all the ingredients required for greatness.

Check out those chorus lyrics:

Make this guap, bro, that’s the plan
Still it ends here with the gang
Should be in Croydon with the fam
But I loves me County, like John Mullane

Drip so wet high in demand
Make you slip like Demba Ba*
Cnoc Sion in the blood
So don’t get shook if I swing like Ken McGrath

Limerick is not short of artillery for a riposte with Rusangano Family, Denise Chaila, and Rubberbandits in their panel, but with just hours to throw-in, looks like Waterford has the musical battle sown up.

* Stevie G with the slip but we can give a pass on that one.

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