Memphis artist gives H1N1 prevention advice in "Swine Flu" rap - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis artist gives H1N1 prevention advice in "Swine Flu" rap

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - A Memphis rapper is educating people about H1N1 prevention with a new rap called "Swine Flu."

Rapper Sir Vince recorded the song at his Downtown studio.

"I tell 'em things like, you know, if you are around somebody that's sick, wear a mask, keep your hands clean and cover your face when you cough," he said.

The rapper says the song started out as a public service announcement for Memphis radio station owner George Flinn.

Flinn brought in Memphis rapper Al Kapone, who brought in his protégé - Sir Vince.

"A lot of people I see are like, 'I like that song, and it's finally some rappers talking about something positive," he said.

Sir Vince hopes his song will catch on nationwide.

The H1N1 vaccine is on its way. Mass vaccinations are expected to start this week.
  
Last week, health officials told lawmakers that some 250 million doses will be available.
   
Stay with Action News 5 for complete coverage of when and where the vaccine will arrive in the Mid-South.

 

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