Sometimes an idea that sounds like it would be absolutely awful actually produces something entertaining or worthwhile, thanks to an attention to detail or just straight-up commitment to a gag. That’s definitely the case with Kreezus, a Christmas-themed parody of Kanye West‘s Yeezus featuring tracks such as “I Am A Claus,” “New Sleighs,” and “Red Hat Head.” The fact that such a thing is even listenable, let alone as hilarious as it is, is a borderline Christmas miracle.
The single aspect of Kreezus that elevates it far beyond the usual novelty music wasteland is probably the vocals, which are delivered by a pitch-perfect Kanye West impersonator who sounds almost just like the real thing. But that’s just one of the touches that make Kreezus work, and a triumph for the people at comedy troupe Local Business Comedy behind the album.
Best of all, you can listen to the entirety of Kreezus for free below. The bulk of the project is in the SoundCloud stream, while “Red Hat Head,” the de facto single, is available as a standalone YouTube video underneath that.
And here’s “Red Hat Heads”: