Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Story Behind Video Sweeping Dunwoody

By Nedra Rhone
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Land of Birkenstocks. Sweater vests. Moms who stay home with their kids.
Dunwoody, where the values of suburban life come to life and the dudes with attitude from Dormtainment are running it.
Wait a minute. Who?
"We are creative college comedy, a college entertainment group of six," said Amanuel Richards, 24. "We formed in 2009 and we’ve been doing online sketches since then." With about 5 million views since June for 40 videos, the YouTubers are adept at getting audience attention.
Their latest effort, "Straight Outta Dunwoody," had almost 40,000 views in three days, which doesn't quite compare to the 6 million views of NWA's 1988 paean to ghetto life ("Straight Outta Compton") on which the song is based. But hey, this time it's about the suburbs where things take time to catch on.
The idea came to them when four members moved to Dunwoody in April.
Click Straight Out of Dunwoody to read full story.

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