RuPaul Floods Torrent Sites With Sassy Decoy Of Pirated New Album "Born Naked"
RuPaul and team "leaked" a snarky decoy copy of the entertainer's new album Born Naked onto torrent networks across the Internet quietly hoping to deter people from stealing the music. They probably didn't expect the fake album to go viral and compete with the real album for entertainment value, however.
Each track included in the decoy starts with 20 - 30 seconds of music found on the iTunes original. Things get shady after that brief intro as Ru chimes in on each track with a different spiel bemoaning the pirating of music..
Billboard points us to the example of the track "Freaky Friday," which breaks into a lecture after 20 seconds of music:
"You done stole my album! Uh uh, no you better don’t, hooker! You better get your tail on over to iTunes, baby! Hey, who hasn’t illegally downloaded an album? But when it’s somebody that you admire or that you want to support, child! How am I gonna keep my lace fronts on point if I can’t make a living doing what I’m doing with that 'Freaky Money'?"
Here's another example of Ru reading illegal downloaders:
"We work so hard on this music," RuPaul said in an interview. "So we thought, why not flood the torrents with a decoy album that educates consumers on why it's important to buy music."
What do you think of RuPaul's strategy to hamper pirating of Born Naked, Instincters?