|Rappin' Rodney was a hit and |
Rodney's No Respect won a Grammy!
The other day I received a Facebook message from my hysterically funny bud, Gregg (go follow him on Twitter!) reminding me about Rappin' Rodney Dangerfield. How could I forget about Rappin' Rodney?!
In the 1980s, we enjoyed the silly, oftentimes R-Rated Rodney Dangerfield in Easy Money and of course Back to School. It's interesting to note, his No Respect album won a Grammy Award and Rappin' Rodney was one of the early MTV videos.
Five Fun Facts About Rodney Dangerfield
- Rodney Dangerfield's real name is Jacob Cohen.
- Like me, Rodney was from Long Island.
- The Rappin' Rodney song was released and came out in 1983.
- Rodney Dangerfield wrote his own lines for his role as the craptastic dad in Natural Born Killers.
- Rodney was best known for his famous lines, "I don't get no respect" and "I get no respect, I tell ya!'