Virginia – Feat. Rapper MC Carla the Cardinal | 50 Birds, 50 States


BARRY: BALD EAGLE.[CHIRPING].DJ PIGEON: AY, YO,
I’M DJ PIGEON AND I’D LIKE TO INTRODUCE
Y’ALL TO OUR NATIONAL BIRD. MAKE SOME NOISE FOR
BARRY THE BALD EAGLE OUR STATE BY STATE CHAUFFEUR. BARRY: THAT’S RIGHT
Y’ALL, WHAT UP, WHAT UP? COME ALONG WITH ME MY
SISTERS AND BROTHERS, WE’RE HEADING TO ONE OF OUR
OLDEST STATES, VIRGINIA, A PLACE LIKE NO OTHER. LET’S GIVE MY FRIEND A WARM
WELCOME AND A SOUTHERN STYLE HOLLA, SHE’S THE
STATE BIRD OF VIRGINIA, A CARDINAL AND
HER NAME IS CARLA. CARLA: HI BARRY,
WELCOME TO VIRGINIA, WE HAVE A LONG HISTORY
AND A LOT OF CHARISMA. WE’RE THE BIRTHPLACE OF 8
PRESIDENTS AND JAMESTOWN WAS THE FIRST PERMANENT
BRITISH SETTLEMENT. OUR NICKNAME IS OLD DOMINION. IN HONOR OF CHARLES II,
HE WAS ONCE THE KING OF ENGLAND. WE SAW THE REVOLUTIONARY
AND THE CIVIL WAR, WE HAVE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS
THAT PEOPLE LOVE TO TOUR. ♪ BOTH: COAST TO COAST,
STATE TO STATE, ♪ ♪ WE’RE GOING TO TELL
YOU ABOUT A PLACE AND WHAT ♪ ♪ MAKES IT GREAT. ♪ ♪ SO JUST FLY WITH ME,
FLY WITH ME, FLY WITH ME, ♪ ♪ COME ON FLY WITH ME. ♪ BARRY: SO MUCH HISTORY
IN JUST ONE STATE. CARLA: LET’S FLY TO RICHMOND, IT’S OUR CAPITAL
AND IT’S GREAT. IT’S GOT THE JAMES RIVER AND
IT’S IN THE STATE’S MIDDLE. HEY DO YOU THINK YOU
CAN SOLVE THIS RIDDLE? WHAT WAS THE CAPITAL OF THE
CIVIL WAR ERA CONFEDERACY? BARRY: UH, I’M GUESSING
THAT RICHMOND IS THE CITY. CARLA: YES BARRY,
YOU’RE REALLY QUICK. BARRY: WELL YOU WERE
TALKING ABOUT RICHMOND AND IT SORTA CLICKED. CARLA: VIRGINIA BEACH
IS OUR MOST POPULOUS CITY. AND WE
SHARE A BORDER WITH OUR NATION’S CAPITAL,
WASHINGTON D.C. ♪ BOTH: COAST TO COAST,
STATE TO STATE, ♪ ♪ WE’RE GOING TO TELL
YOU ABOUT A PLACE AND ♪ ♪ WHAT MAKES IT GREAT. ♪ ♪ SO JUST FLY WITH ME,
FLY WITH ME, FLY WITH ME, ♪ ♪ COME ON FLY WITH ME. ♪ CARLA: VIRGINIA’S
LAND IS SUPER NEAT, WE’VE GOT THE APPALACHIANS,
AND A BAY CALLED CHESAPEAKE. I GOT A LOT OF FRIENDS
THERE, IT’S MY JAM, IT’S HOME TO FINFISH,
BLUE CRABS, OYSTERS AND CLAMS. WE HAVE THE BLUE RIDGE
MOUNTAINS AND THE GREAT DISMAL SWAMP. THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY IS
A GREAT PLACE TO ROMP. WE HOST GOVERNMENT
AGENCIES LIKE THE CIA. HOME TO THE PENTAGON,
WHICH IS ALSO A SHAPE! BOTH: COAST TO COAST,
STATE TO STATE, WE’RE GOING TO TELL
YOU ABOUT A PLACE AND WHAT MAKES IT GREAT. SO JUST FLY WITH ME,
FLY WITH ME, FLY WITH ME, COME ON FLY WITH ME. COAST TO COAST,
STATE TO STATE, WE’RE GOING TO TELL
YOU ABOUT A PLACE AND WHAT MAKES IT GREAT. SO JUST FLY WITH ME,
FLY WITH ME, FLY WITH ME, COME ON FLY WITH ME. CARLA: SO YOU CAN NAME THE
8 PRESIDENTS FROM OUR STATE? BARRY: I’M BARRY,
OF COURSE I CAN. WASHINGTON, JEFFERSON,
MADISON, MONROE, HARRISON, TYLER,
TAYLOR, AND WILSON! CARLA: MAYBE
YOU CAN BE PRESIDENT! BARRY: CAN A
BIRD BE PRESIDENT? CARLA: LET’S GO FIND OUT!

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