Video Licks: A Rap Tale of Icarus Hilariously Told by ROYALE Sketch
You might be familiar with the old idiom warning “don’t fly too close to the sun!” signifying that you should never get too overconfident and foolhardy in life. Of course, the phrase is tied to the Greek mythological story of Icarus. This chap was the son of that crafty Labyrinth maker Daedalus. The father and son try to escape from Crete using some dandy wings Daedalus crafted from feather and wax. Of course, Icarus does not heeds his pop’s warning to fly neither too high or too low. What happens next is perfectly summarized in this singeing rap brought to you by the LA sketch group ROYALE. Kids, know your limits! Also, Classics class just got a lot more cool. Enjoy The Story of Icarus (Gonna Fuck the Sun!
Royale is Danny Amaral, Darrin Bird, Jessica Rose Felix, Matt Harbert Garrett Mendez, Sam Jae, Jason Shamai, Dana Vreede, Diana Wright, Anne Yatco, Anthony Owliaie, Erica Bardin, and Megan Goldman. This team is directed by Joe Wagner.