Sabina heard a couple of Indian/subcontinental kids (age circa 4) singing on the commuter train here in Stockholm earlier today. Apparently, they were singing (to the tune of the R Kelly hit) "I believe I can fly/I got shot by the FBI" over and over again.
I was a bit curious so I googled it, and it turns out there are tons of videos like this:
The kids singing it seem to be from all over the world, and I don't see any "official" versions about. Is this a modern nursery rhyme? Has anyone come across it anywhere else? I'm curious.
Update: Here's some folklorist who's apparently collected it in Virginia, corroborated by another one here from a different part of the US.
2017 with feeling
1 week ago