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An MP just quoted Big Shaq’s Man’s Not Hot in a Commons debate

Fiona Onasanya cheekily slipped in a Man’s Not Hot lyric during a debate about Philip Hammond’s Budg..

By admin , in UK , at November 29, 2017

An MP just quoted Big Shaq's Man's Not Hot in a Commons debate
Fiona Onasanya cheekily slipped in a Man’s Not Hot lyric during a debate about Philip Hammond’s Budget statement (Picture: BBC)

You know things are serious when an MP quotes Man’s Not Hot in Parliament.

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Yes friends, it actually happened.

Big Shaq’s viral song, which started as a joke and has now ended up at Number 6 in charts, was quoted by a Labour MP in the House of Commons.

Fiona Onasanya threw in a line from the song as MPs debated Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget statement on Tuesday afternoon.

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MP quotes Man's Not Hot in Parliament
Big Shaq, also known as Michael Dapah, developed his alter ego in a YouTube mockumentary called Somewhere in London. (Picture: Getty Images)

She said: ‘There was no extra money in the Budget for the education system. This is not as simple as saying, ‘2 plus 2 is 4, minus 3 is 1 – quick maths.’

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‘These announcements mean real-terms cuts and the potential continuation of the recruitment and retention crisis in our education system.’

Of course, the lyrics went over the heads of most of the Commons benches – not even a murmur in acknowledgement.

But luckily Twitter users spotted the reference and had only praise for the Labour MP.

‘You know things are serious when FionaOnasanyaMP quotes lyrics from #MansNotHot in the #Budget2017 debate,’ said one user.

The 33-year-old Peterborough MP retweeted the tweet with the caption ‘happy days’.

Big Shaq, whose real name is Michael Dappah, developed his alter ego in a YouTube mockumentary called Somewhere in London.

His rap Man’s Not Hot went viral after he performed it on Radio1Extra.

He then released a studio version last month due to its popularity and it has now stormed the charts.

Big Shaq recently told the BBC: ‘I’m a creative comedic entertainer who enjoys bringing good content to the world. I’m not Big Shaq – Shaq is his own person.’

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