Improbably, I starred in this rap video about the “American Experience” course in the spring of 2005. Making this video was a heavy learning experience in using the Apple music editing program “Garage Band,” as well as in speeding up the music by 50% while lip syncing it and then slowing down the video footage 50% in post production editing. The result gives it that classic slo-mo video effect, as had been seen in other notable music videos. We wrote originally lyrics, scored the music using Garage Band, and then shot and edited the footage.
(More specifically, we were using the famous Beastie Boys “Sure Shot” as a model.)
I had a lot of in this creative endeavor. I am also thankful to those three students who also put in major time, effort, and creativity to make it happen.