Daveed Diggs sings 'Rubber Duckie' re-do in 'Sesame Street' clip
UPI News Service, 01/12/2017
"Sesame Street" has released on YouTube an adorable video featuring Tony Award-winning actor Daveed Diggs covering the show's musical masterpiece "Rubber Duckie."
"It's a Rubber Duckie sing-along! Follow the words on the screen and join Daveed Diggs in singing this classic Sesame Street tune!" reads a message accompanying the clip.
Best known for his portrayal of Lafayette in the Broadway blockbuster "Hamilton," Diggs is seen in Tuesday's video wearing a suit and oversized, orange bow-tie as he sings lyrics like: "Rubber Duckie, you're the one. You make bath time lots of fun," while animated rubber duckie toys and bubbles appear on the screen.
Diggs also put a new spin on the decades-old song by adding a mild rap that starts: "I've got my rubber duckie. I'm in the tub with bubblies. He isn't very fuzzy. I know my duckie loves me. Call up my homie, Ernie. The orange one, you heard me."
The Muppet Ernie, who originally sang the song, has a cameo at the end of the video.
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