Watch Joey Bada$$ Rap Kanye West's McDonald's Poem From Frank Ocean Zine

Joey Bada$$ performs during Coachella 2016
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Joey Bada$$ performs onstage during day 1 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 2 at the Empire Polo Club on April 22, 2016 in Indio, Calif.

Kanye West's poem about McDonalds that he wrote for Frank Ocean's Boys Don't Cry zine is a pretty fun piece of literature on its own, but it really comes alive when read aloud. 

Just ask Joey Bada$$, who lent his vocal prowess to Hot 97 to bring West's poem to life, rapping it a cappella for host Megan Ryte. 

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"McDonald's man / McDonald's man / The French fries had a plan / The French fries had a plan / The salad bar and the ketchup made a band / Cus the French Fries had a plan / The French fries had a plan / McDonald's man / McDonald's," the poem stars, before revealing -- spoiler -- that the only Golden Arches menu item not jealous of the fries is "That smooth apple pie."

After the reading, Bada$$ praised the piece as "classic" and "Shakespearean." 

Watch it here:


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