What was that country rap song playing at Rick Perry’s presidential announcement?

If you watched former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s announcement Thursday that he will make a second run for U.S. president, then you know what we’re talking about when we mention “that song.”

BuzzFeed did some digging, and the song seems to be a Perryfied version of Colt Ford’s “Answer to No One,” feat. J.J. Lawhorn. The country-rap sound is there, easy to hear where the “Rick Perry” name-dropping fits in.

Listen to the original song below:

Twitter needed the tune on their Spotify playlists stat:

Some social media pundits had context at the ready:

For more about Perry’s now-official bid, head over to First Reading for analysis from the Statesman’s Jonathan Tilove.

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry gives a thumbs up to supporters after announcing that he will run for president in 2016 June 4, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. Rick Perry is the tenth Republican to join the race for president in 2016, and also ran for the presidency in 2012.   (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry gives a thumbs up to supporters after announcing that he will run for president in 2016 June 4, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. Rick Perry is the tenth Republican to join the race for president in 2016, and also ran for the presidency in 2012. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

 


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