I first came across Smooth McGroove last night thanks to FOX Sports showcasing his a cappella version of “Mike Tyson’s Punchout!!” theme, and he immediately took over my life. Roughly 18 hours after finally coming down, I can think clearly enough to share it with you.
Basically, if you’re a child of the ’80s or ’90s who gamed on NES, SNES, SEGA, or N64, this man will burrow to the core of your nostalgic soul. Since we’re a sports site foremost, here is the aforementioned Tyson theme:
And in the name of nerding out, here are some personal favorites, starting with “Streets of Rage 2.”
“Super Mario World”
“Mega Man 2”
“Street Fighter 2”
“Ocarina of Time”
For more, check out his Youtube site (be prepared to carve out some serious time for enjoyment). See you when you come up for air.