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Young Hanks and Aykroyd Rap and Dance in Dragnet Video

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood January 5, 2011 at 5:20AM

Universal invested serious coin in this 1987 Dragnet MTV music video for the hit hip-hop single City of Crime (which played over the closing credits), starring the rap-and-dance team of Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd (below).
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Universal invested serious coin in this 1987 Dragnet MTV music video for the hit hip-hop single City of Crime (which played over the closing credits), starring the rap-and-dance team of Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd (below).

It's damned good: Hanks and Aykroyd performed along with bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes and guitarist Pat Thrall. It's also clear that the basic music video elements--relatively fresh at the time--are still tried-and-true: singing and dancing, tits and ass.

[Hat Tip: @EmpireMagazine]

This article is related to: Genres, Headliners, Video, Musical, Trailers


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