Cole’s cover of the Gap Band’s 1982 song ‘Outstanding’ was his first and thankfully last foray into the world of late nineties rap. The name of the song is in stark contrast to Cole’s calibre of rapping with the then Manchester United ear splittingly shooting out some hilarious lyrics like ‘I blaze the scene -Score the goal. Keep my eyes On the prize’. Some optimistic PR labelled him the UK’s answer to Will Smith. Make of that what you will.
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