An interview with Waka Flocka’s Left Rooster, Colin Duffy ’15

If you were at Friday’s Spring Weekend concert, you’d know that Waka Flocka Flame had a PIC (partner-in-crime) up on stage with him for a little bit. This anonymous person was in a full-on, head-to-toe rooster costume. You might have assumed that was one of Waka’s roadies, or a groupie, or his bodyguard, or something like that, but you were so, so wrong.

It turns out that the now infamous Left Rooster was none other than Brown’s own Colin Duffy ’15, who had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to rage with Waka on the Main Green. We spoke to Duffy to find out just what it was like to be the rooster in Waka’s rari.

Was it planned for you to go onstage?

I was talking to my friends a couple weeks ago about Waka… There was a big group of us hanging around, and he has this song, “Rooster in My Rari,” with a music video, which is him up there with a guy in a rooster costume. We were all thinking about Left Shark and his moment at the Super Bowl, and there was this idea thrown around that it would be funny if someone put on a rooster suit and got called onstage for “Rooster in My Rari.”

So we all chipped in on [a rooster suit] and figured that one of us would have to wear it. Earlier in the week I was talking to a friend of mine who works for BCA, and I told him about our plan as a joke… On Friday, I’m running out of class talking to the security guards about how I would bring a rooster costume through security. An hour later I get a text from [my friend] saying, “Waka thinks it’s unbelievable that you bought that costume, he wants you on stage.”

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Left Shark at Brown

The best part of the Superbowl, besides when the Patriots MURDERED the Seahawks on the biggest stage and on the biggest play, was Left Shark.

Left Shark stole the half time show from Katy Perry, Missy Eliott and Lenny “Biggest Scarf In the World” Kravitz, and went viral. Since I only blog about hard hitting news, I decided to tackle the idea of the Left Shark as a student at Brown.

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= .25 x Left Shark (I am not a math concentrator)

Where would Left Shark live?

Left Shark couldn’t live in any of the freshman dorms because the water pressure is too low and a shark could not survive in a Keeney or Andrews bathroom. Trust me, I have tested this (R.I.P. Simon, my hammerhead friend). To be safe, Left Shark would live in the pool in Nelson because he is a shark and sharks live in water… no brainer. Also, realistically, Left Shark would eat any given roommate.

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