Here is an interesting exercise in willpower: Try to watch the video below in it's entirety without stopping it. All in one go.
Could you do it? Took me several tries. Several. And it was...difficult.
In the undated, apparently recent footage, the rattail aficionado spits tepid fire for almost three minutes, dropping references to potatoes, astronomer Galileo Galilei and then potatoes again for some reason.
To be fair, for a genuinely spontaneous freestyle, LaBeouf’s performance could have been a lot worse. Still, it’s the sort of thing that partygoers would briskly walk away from if your name wasn’t “Transformers star Shia LaBeouf”—an association the MC really wishes you’d forget about, by the way.
“Transformers is the dummy rap,” says LaBeouf in the video, “and I’m so past that.”
Welcome to the world of struggle rap Shia, you should fit right in.