Coronation spoof: Comedian Munya Chawawa's Not My King video goes viral

The comedian has rewritten the lyrics to Lauryn Hill's Doo-Wop (That Thing) as protest song Not My King.

Munya Chawawa attends the Global Premiere of Luther: The Fallen Sun at BFI IMAX in London, United Kingdom on March 01, 2023. (Photo by Wiktor Szymanowicz/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Munya Chawawa has made a parody of Lauryn Hill's That Thing about the Coronation called Not My King. (Getty Images)

Comedian Munya Chawawa has summed up King Charles' Coronation in spoof song Not My King.

The actor and comic - who played King Charles in Channel 4's Prince Andrew: The Musical - has gone viral with his parody of Lauryn Hill's hit Doo-Wop (That Thing).

Chawawa, 30, claims to have rounded up the highlights of the Coronation weekend with his spoof song which has been viewed over 809k times and acquired more than 97k likes on social media.

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The Taskmaster star sang: "It's not fair, I'm just a normal tax payer. And in a couple years, do it all again for the guy with no hair", alongside a picture of Prince William.

Referring to those who were reportedly arrested for peacefully protesting against the Monarchy along the Coronation procession route in London, Chawawa sang: "Guys you know you better watch out, 'cause it's a free country unless you shout, 'Not my king.' "

Showing pictures of food banks he trills: "Coronation cost us 100 mil, some people can't even afford a meal."

He goes on: "The king's smiling with the diamond, the same one, one thing from Africa you won't send back to where it came from."

Prince Andrew: The Musical (Channel 4)
Munya Chawawa as King Charles in Prince Andrew: The Musical. (Channel 4)

The comedian, who was born in Derby but spend his childhood in Zimbabwe before returning to attend secondary school in Norfolk and university in Sheffield joked, "I might loose my visa" in the lyrics to his spoof track.

Ahead of the Coronation, Chawawa had been a hit on social media for his Nigella Lawson spoof video of the celebrity chef making a Coronation trifle, packed with innuendo.

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The satirical impressionist previously made headlines when he sent up former health secretary's Matt Hancock's affair in a parody of Shaggy's hit It Wasn't Me.

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