Video: Tony Allen, master of the mic and lord of karaoke

Wednesday April 17th, 2013

The cell phone-spurred democratization of video capture and editing has resulted in an incalculable number of horrible, distorted concert clips and failed, you-had-to-be-there YouTube gags. But Chris Vernon's recording of one particular karaoke performance may justify that whole mess of online noise.

On Tuesday, Grizzlies guard Tony Allen took to the microphone for a rendition of Montell Jordan's "This is How We Do It" that one could only call inspiring, as Allen infused a '90s classic with a dose of flavor and jumbled lyrics. Watch, listen and meditate.

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