"You know there's something you should know so I'm gonna tell you so don't sweat it, forget it, enjoy the show"Basically, things like characters performing brief rap numbers in stories where it isn't the primary subject. Compare Piss-Take Rap and A Wild Rapper Appears!. Not to be confused with Gratuitous Rape.
— Dog, Titanic: The Legend Goes On
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Anime & Manga
Films — Animation
- The ending for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water features a rap battle between Bubbles and a flock of seagulls, done by the guys at Epic Rap Battles of History.
- Titanic: The Legend Goes On. With the rapping dog. "It's party time!"
- Rapping shark in In Search of the Titanic, making there two full length animated movies about the Titanic disaster featuring rapping animals.
- "Yo, the name is Batty! The logic is erratic! Potato in a jacket! Toys in the attic! I rock and I ramble! My brain is SCRAMBLED! Rap like an animal, but I'm a mammal!"
- Care Bears in Wonderland. The rapping cat.
Films — Live-Action
- The masked slasher in Scary Movie dances around the room and dispenses some rapid-fire rap lyrics after the other characters invite him to smoke some marijuana. He even uses his knife to make "cool" rap gestures - but apparently gets a little too into it, because he ends up slashing everyone in the room to death.
- Epic Movie contains several scenes.
- Bulworth. A jaded politician decides to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth to the American public… in rap... Significantly better than it sounds.
- Die, motherfucker, die, motherfucker, die! It works a little better here because the entire movie is set to hip-hop. Which is hilarious because it's about weedy white (and one Indian) office workers.
- The Hard Knock Life scene from the 3rd Austin Powers movie. Which also happened to be a parody of a rap by Jay-Z that sampled the soundtrack from Annie.
- The infamous "Ninja Rap" sequence in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze. Perpetrated by the one and only Vanilla Ice.
- PIG POWER IN THE HOUSE!!!!
- The Villain Song in The Muppets is a deliberately over-the-top example.
- Cool Cat Saves The Kids has "Cool Cat Boogie", which even starts out with "My name is Cool Cat."
- Each of the stiffs do this in Class of 1812 whenever they are dug up.
- Sonic Adventure:
- Donkey Kong 64: "His coconut gun/Can fire in spurts/If he shoots ya/It's gonna hurt!"
- Marlon Rimes in the DLC case of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies occasionally drops into this, even giving one testimony in rap!
- Minion Comics features a Teddy Ruxpin-esque stuffed turtle singing a rap song entitled "Punch Your Bitch In The Mouth" advising schoolchildren about how to treat their girlfriends.
- Homestuck, with GameBro, which doesn't seem to have any specific character performing it, but is a rap about an obscure plot element that resurfaces a negligible amount of times in the massive comic.
- Commentary! The Musical, "Neil's Turn": in the middle of a song he suddenly starts rapping.
I'll charm the chicks (Are those real? Ha!)
Do magic tricks (Was it the three of spades? Ho!)
Lay down some tap
And I can rap
My name is Neil and I'm here to say, [random rapping noises]
No I can't rap
That was painful...
- South Park:
- The show gives us this little gem.
Cartman: Well I'm a badass cowboy living in the cowboy days. A wiki wiki scratch yo yo jiggy jiggy. Me and Artemis Clyde frog from the big metal spider. A wiki wiki what.
- The eponymous Public Service Announcement troupe at the beginning of "Butt Out".
- The show gives us this little gem.
- "It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown" features one. Yes, a rap in a Peanuts special.
- The Simpsons:
- In one episode, Homer and Marge rap discipline to Bart. Maggie played beatbox. It was truly frightening.
- Homer also proposed a rap to advertise his Mr. Plow business.
- The conclusion of an episode of Foster's saw Harriman make a rap video to promote the house on its "spider-web".
- Dexter's Laboratory features an episode where Dexter raps about the "reality" behind Santa Claus.
- The Super Mario Bros. Super Show: "We're the Mario Brothers, and plumbin's our game! We're not like the others who get all the fame!"
- My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: In "Testing, Testing, 1 2 3", Pinkie Pie tries to help Rainbow Dash learn about the history of the Wonderbolts by rapping about it. Complete with a '90s style Stylistic Suck video.
- Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School ends with Scrappy Doo rapping. It is exactly as horrendous as it sounds.
- Donkey Kong Country: "Hold it now, hold it now, hold it, hold it right there! You wouldn't drop, couldn't drop [Diddy], you wouldn't dare!"