The “No Pigeons” Of 2006

Streets protégé Example delivers a response single to Lily Allen’s charttopping “Smile.” In assuming the persona of Lil’s ex-boyfriend, he raps: “At first you made me smile/It was nice for a while/But then you turned vile.” Libertine loathing Lily responds on her website: “To all who were wondering, he was never my boyfriend. I do think his version is very funny though. And I think the sock video is pretty good too.” Here’s Example’s “Vile” clip: