These outspoken Latinos both came of age on the gritty streets of Miami — so close, in fact, that as we learned at BuzzFeed Brews, Rubio makes a point of addressing “Mr. Worldwide” by his Christian name, Armando — and developed into political animals.
The tea party favorite has suggested that songs such as “911 Is a Joke,” an indictment of the police delivered by irreverent Public Enemy hype man Flavor Flav, really spoke to him as a youth; Chuck D’s not sure they’re on the same page.
He may not be a congressman (yet). But Wu-Tang co-founder Ghostface Killah has made Roy Cho a playa to watch.
Now, what could they all nod their heads to?
The obvious choice for an official song, given their forced allegiance to the never-ending fundraising cycle, would be Wu-Tang’s capitalist anthem, “C.R.E.A.M.”
Then again, given the caustic work environment everyone operates under on Capitol Hill, lawmakers today seem to constantly be wrestling with the two major distractions (or are they the same thing?) celebrated by the late Biggie Smalls.