Pour one out for Silk Road with this smooth R&B tribute

“The End of Silk Road” may be the ultimate tribute to the Dread Pirate Roberts’ tumbled empire.

 

Patrick Howell O'Neill

Internet Culture

Published Oct 17, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 4:00 am CDT

You could buy limited edition ecstasy pills to pay tribute to Silk Road, the Deep Web black market seized by the FBI on Oct. 2.

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Or you could just jam this priceless Boyz II Men parody—and let it burn.

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“The End of Silk Road” may be the ultimate smooth R&B tribute to the Dread Pirate Roberts’ tumbled empire.

The YouTuber responsible is no stranger to tech parodies. ZhouTonged’s the Weird Al of the Bitcoin community, evidenced here by this classic Drake revision, “Bitcoin’s Here.”

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*First Published: Oct 17, 2013, 2:28 pm CDT