A parody of Ex-Batallion’s hit song “Hayaan Mo Sila” titled “Gagraduate Na Sila” is slowly becoming viral. The music video which was posted in Masters Of Kung Food Youtube account. Currently it has more than 400k views since the day it was posted last March 17.
If “Hayaan Mo Sila” talks about heart problems, this parody took a different path in terms of the message its sending out. The lyrics of the parody is all about college life like taking removal exams, playing computer games, flirting and social media.
The first few lines says- “I-removals mo na yan… Aral-aral ka na lang.Puro DOTA ka na lang. Laging talo ka naman. Ang problema sa estudyante puro FB magdamag. At pagdating ng exam di naman makapalag.”
In an interview with ABS-CBN, Chinoy Aller who is one of the owners of the Youtube channel shared how he came-up with the lyrics.
“Naglalakad kasi ako to work one day eh pinapakinggan ko yung song na ‘Hayaan Mo Sila,’ Tas bigla kong naisip ‘yong line [ng chorus sa parody]…Sobrang spur of the moment idea n’ya”
According to Chino, it took them 3 weeks to complete the song and shoot the video. All the actors in the music video were his friends and location was at University of the Philippines-Los Baños.
While the Masters Of Kung Food channel usually uploads food reviews videos, this “Gagraduate Na Sila” is that one exception, but turned out to be the most viewed.
“Nag-hope kami na sana marami manood. ‘Di ko masyado in-expect na 300,000 kasi 7,000 ‘yong highest viewed video namin before namin in-upload ‘yan…Siguro kasi maraming naka-relate? ‘Yun karamihan ng comments eh, ‘Natamaan ako!’ or ‘Parang ako lang ‘to a” Chino added.
Here is the full music video.