Danielle Brooks Shares the Trick to Mastering the Art of Beatboxing
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Orange is the New Black actress and The Color Purple Broadway star, Danielle Brooks revealed her trick to mastering the art of beatboxing while visiting Conan O’Brien’s late night talk show, CONAN, last night. 

Wanting to channel Biz Markie’s beatbox style while listening to his music, Brooks tells Conan, “My driver told me, if you just say ‘boots and skirts’ you can beatbox – but take out the vowels,” Brooks said before demonstrating. 

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Sounds simple enough, no?

While Conan thought Danielle’s beatboxing skills “sounded pretty good,” her driver apparently didn’t feel she had it quite right. In fact, according to our beloved Tastee, “he said it sounded like [she] was giving a bad blow job.”

Go ahead and watch Danielle Brooks demonstrate her best Biz Markie, and judge for yourself. 


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