Arts Desk

We Haven’t Decided if Chris McDonald Can Rap, but We’re Pretty Sure He Can Act

I'll freely admit that I didn't hear about Chris McDonald until today. Thank you, DC Mumbo Sauce. The basics: McDonald is a Maryland rapper and he's made lots of songs. We've mentioned him once on Arts Desk, and the post was more about Judah.

But let's get to the meat of the matter: McDonald's new promo video, set at the Severna Park Golf Center, is actually not lame. His douchey alter-ego, Sal Buckley, is rather believable, probably because McDonald himself used to sell cars. (Sal is also the protagonist this Scion-funded video that McDonald released earlier this year.) The promo has too much Tiger Woods talk, but those lines do add to the douche factor:

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  • JHM

    i will go ahead and confirm that he can act AND rap. well.

  • Joe Warminsky

    Here's another appearance by Sal. His decision-making process is more questionable in this one: