'King of Farmington' rapper is back with more bars about Detroit suburbs

click to enlarge Matt Cloonan, aka Clooner. - Screengrab, YouTube
Screengrab, YouTube
Matt Cloonan, aka Clooner.

Earlier this summer, white-dude rapper Matt Cloonan, aka Clooner, went viral for his ode to "Farmington, Farmington Hills" — perhaps Detroit's unlikeliest suburbs to spawn a rap song that, frankly, goes hard.

While Clooner was widely praised for his track — even Danny Brown tweeted, "This actually slaps!" — he received some backlash, too. Some people were dogging him for look (an FHS T-shirt and Crocs), while others piled on with all of the local notables he failed to namecheck in the song.

Well, guess who's back? The "King of Farmington" has returned, this time sporting an Eminem-like bleach 'do and a Clooner-branded tie-dye shirt. And he has even more bars about Farmington and Farmington Hills, including references to Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, Greene's Hamburgers, and Power Middle School, among others.

You can watch the new video below.

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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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