Vanilla Ice Dislikes Rap Song for New TMNT Movie

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Vanilla Ice Dislikes Rap Song for New TMNT Movie

Vanilla Ice isn't feeling the new ninja rap for Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

While Megan Fox is busy telling fans to "f*c k off" over her role as April O'Neil in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, Vanilla Ice is expressing his own disappointment with the rap song that accompanies the debut of the movie.

"Shell Shocked" is a new song by Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign. The song features clever rhymes such as cheddar with Shredder, and clips from the movie of the newly-rendered Michael Bay turtles. Vanilla Ice, who is responsible for his own ninja rap back in 1991 for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, told GQ Magazine he wasn't much of a fan of the new song.

"With respect to all of the artists, the song doesn't really do it for me. It feels a little artificial-what I mean by that is that it sounds like a bunch of executives in the corporate world put it together. It really does not fit the theme of the Ninja Turtles legend. I think you have to understand, and be a true Ninja, to possess the Magic to really pull off the secret sound."

That said, TMNT fans will also remember that before Vanilla Sky made "Go Ninja Go!," Partners in Kryme made "Turtle Power," which begs the question which song truly is closer to the "theme of the Ninja Turtles legend."

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Out of the two "ninja" songs, I definitely go with Vanilla Ice song always!

So is Mega is going to tell Vanilla to fuck off too?

It's like watching two hobos argue over who has the nicer cardboard box.

Esmeralda Portillo:

"It feels a little artificial-what I mean by that is that it sounds like a bunch of executives in the corporate world put it together."

.....I really have nothing else too add.

With that in mind, here is some SNES music if anyone gets mad at/hates the afomentioned song:

Rhyming Shredder with cheddar. That's Grammy level song writing there.

Shamanic Rhythm:
It's like watching two hobos argue over who has the nicer cardboard box.

I was going to post something but this pretty much sums it up. It's a fight between the dregs of mainstream rap music; both arguably epitomizing everything wrong with their respective eras. Right now mainstream rap is at a pretty low point with large amounts of alternative rap bubbling just beneath the surface, much like it was i the early 90s.

It's a strange day when I must admit that Vinilla Ice made the better song. But he did. Because the new one is crap.

For me this will always be the best TMNT song. Vanilla Ice and Juicy J. be damned.

Go ninja go ninja go... go go go go, Ninja, Ninja rap.

Now take that sample and the rest of the song and have it done by Shatner.
That would be... awesome.

I already put this movie in my not for me list, but now that it's being promoted with rap music, I'm even less likely to see it. Sheesh....

I like both old songs, they fit well with the Turtles, light and funny.
This new one seems way too darker for the TMNT. But I guess that's how the movie will be as well.

Wow, He is not kidding... I seriously didn't make it in my first try past:

"You know I got your back. Like a turtle shell."

What a ninja turd! There's not even the minimum effort faked for these very, very sub par lyrics. It's all pseudo-party, pseudo-dubstep, disengaged rapping. Nobody in that song gave a single fuck other than the paycheck they were brought.

Though "Knock, knock you' about to get shell-shocked!" (ironically, the most corporate-designed sounding lyric in the history of mankind) might be a warning to discerning moviegoers. Although, of course, it's still going to be the number one hit of the summer and the TMNT are going to be the number one movie as well. Because I don't understand humans anymore.

Shell Shocked" is a new song by Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign.

Well there's your problem. You got one of those "musicians" who spent all of his creativity trying come up with a stage name by substituting a dollar sign for the letter "S" to do the song.

When Vanilla ice is telling you to step up your game...
Then again, one must have game in order to step it up...

If you want lyrics that make no sense but everyone will love it anyway?

Just hire RHCP. Check mate.

Well at least they used lyrics that are definitely TMNT references and not generic gangsta shit that could be "interpreted" as TMNT related.

Twyce:
For me this will always be the best TMNT song. Vanilla Ice and Juicy J. be damned.

Congratulations, you one this one.

I was hoping Vanilla Ice was going to tell Megan Fox to f-off.

Now I'm old and all but I have to admit I really have no clue who the rappers are doing the new song. Maybe they're more in touch with this generation but I have to say I found the new song to just be awful. It really made me wanna stick pencils in my ears. It's so off key and rhyming if you can call it that was just so lazy. Look here's Jon Lajoie just goofying off and it sounds a million times better. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulIOrQasR18 I wish theyd just had him do it at least it would have been funny.

Esmeralda Portillo:
"Shell Shocked" is a new song by Juicy J, Wiz Khalifa, and Ty Dolla $ign.

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I'm not sure if I need a translator or a cryptographer.

Also, Vanilla Ice is still alive?

JenSeven:
I already put this movie in my not for me list, but now that it's being promoted with rap music, I'm even less likely to see it. Sheesh....

And what exactly is wrong with promoting a movie with rap music? I mean, it's the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, not the Godfather.... Being 'hip' and 'urban' was always kind of their schtick.

Now, promoting a movie with bad rap music is something completely different....

Just listening to the song I think it sounds terrible.

I'm pretty sure he just said that to get some headlines again. I mean, he hasn't been in any news for years. When was the last rime you heard of anything recent from vanilla fucking ice?
That said I do prefer the old classic "go ninja go" song. At least that one is memorable with some personality to it. The new one is just boring splurge. So there is some truth to what he says.

Scarim Coral:
Out of the two "ninja" songs, I definitely go with Vanilla Ice song always!

That said, the new song is so bland and boring it's perfect for Bay Turtles. This is the guy who managed to make big stompy transforming robots boring.

luske3:
I'm pretty sure he just said that to get some headlines again. I mean, he hasn't been in any news for years. When was the last rime you heard of anything recent from vanilla fucking ice?

The last time he was actively sought out for this sort of thing.

Which is what happened here.

I never can understand why people accuse folks who were actively sought out (and usually paid) to make a statement of "just doing it for attention." He didn't start a Twitter war, he was asked by freaking GQ.

Zachary Amaranth:

luske3:
I'm pretty sure he just said that to get some headlines again. I mean, he hasn't been in any news for years. When was the last rime you heard of anything recent from vanilla fucking ice?

The last time he was actively sought out for this sort of thing.

Which is what happened here.

I never can understand why people accuse folks who were actively sought out (and usually paid) to make a statement of "just doing it for attention." He didn't start a Twitter war, he was asked by freaking GQ.

Ah, didn't know that. Can't blame him for that then, and I do agree with him. The new one is pretty bad... Just like the movie (probably) :P

Rap...

Ninja Turtles...

"Shellshocked"...

Official Song...

Ty Dolla $ign...

Rap...

WHAT THE BLOODY HECK IS GOING ON!?!?

Singing a corporate sponsored song about giant mutated CGI turtles. Yeah that's gangsta.

Kryme >>>> Vanilla Ice>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> this new shit
and this is actually my first time hearing the 2 older songs.

I personally like the song not the greatest musically achievement in human history but light catchy and fun and corny in the right way. Ah the go ninja song that was some good nostalgia.

In my my opinion it goes Turtle Power, Shell Shocked, Go Ninja Go.

Lol Vanilla Ice is right. But both songs stink but his is at least catchy. The other is just another pop rap song that just happens to involve turtles. I dispise the sort of community that lets Lil Wayne thrive.

He says it sounds artificial. Well, it does have Wiz Khalifa in it.
On the other hand, Vanilla Ice doesn't exactly have great cred, so this is, what? The pot calling the kettle black?

Here's something I never thought I'd think "I agree with Vanilla Ice."

Ty Dolla $ign? Jesus Christ that would be the perfect parody name if it wasn't actually used seriously by someone. Either way I can't stop laughing.

Kids cant be kids anymore. Everything has to be aggressive. Nothing can ever be fun and catchy for the kids. Im 37, still can sing along to Turtle Power. That song is awesome. :-)

LobsterFeng:
Ty Dolla $ign? Jesus Christ that would be the perfect parody name if it wasn't actually used seriously by someone. Either way I can't stop laughing.

Imagine a rapper version of scrabble. No combination of letters would ever be wrong if you add enough dollar signs to it.

This is the second time that I've listened to this now (I believe the first was also an embedded video in a news article on this website) and, while I still wouldn't be particularly fond of it, I think if you were to remove 00:31~00:58 it would be much more bearable.

I can't say I know who any of these people are (and, going by other's comments, that's apparently lucky) but whomever that bearded twonk is, his lyrical 'ability' sucks spuds.

Ice's comments are quite ironic considering he was unaware of the Ninja Turtles before his involvement in the second film and that involvement was the result of a decision by "a bunch of executives in the corporate world".

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