June 22, 2020 | 2:14pm
He’s long past from “Holla Holla” to “Opa Opa!”
Ja Rule has recorded his biggest hit in years — a unheard of, low-funds TV industrial for a Greek restaurant that has racked up millions of views.
“Papa Cristo’s purchased the supreme motherf—ing gyros you ever f—ing ate to your lifestyles! S–t is so just right!” the Queens-born rapper says in the now-viral, expletive-laden pickle for Papa Cristo’s Greek Grill in Los Angeles.
Carrying a unlit “I coronary heart Greece” T-shirt, the forty four-year-extinct celebrity appears superimposed over scenes from the restaurant — stumbling over the pronunciation of dishes appreciate tzatziki, oktapodakia, kreatopita and avgolemono soup.
“It’s doubtless you’ll maybe presumably’t even speak the food, it’s so goddamn just right!” he says — with a chilly challenging movie scene seemingly showing the elderly owner as a dancing DJ. The minute-long pickle ends with Ja Rule attempting to achieve a Greek dance, smiling on the camera as he cries, “Opa!”
“Thanks for making my industrial style and mosey viral!!!” the rapper tweeted Monday, with the video already racking up practically 3 million views.
He then published that it used to be filmed as segment of a unique TBS fact TV mumble, “Big title Indicate-Off,” the set stars compete with every other to get potentially the most YouTube views.
To boot to supporting a mom-and-pop restaurant that he praised as a “staple in LA,” the advert additionally helped elevate money for the charity No Kid Hungry, he tweeted.
Ja Rule in Papa Cristo’s industrial
Followers acknowledged it additionally helped gather attention far from the rapper’s gross feature in the disastrous 2017 Fyre Festival.
“Here is the one biggest work of artwork to emerge in 2020, and Ja Rule is now forgiven to your total Fyre Fest thing,” David Burge wrote, getting retweeted by the celebrity himself.
“Here is the funniest s–t I if fact be told comprise viewed on the get in a whereas!” marketing professional Carlos Gil acknowledged, insisting that can comprise to you stare it and “don’t laugh your ass off, then 2020 stole your sense of humor.”