'Chocolate Rain' guy sings for the 99 percent

Nov. 15, 2011 at 3:55 PM ET

It took police officers three hours to clear hundreds of protesters from Zuccotti Park early Tuesday, but the economic issues that made the downtown Manhattan location headquarters for Occupy Wall Street remain. Here's a musical — albeit still complicated — rundown of what those issues are, courtesy of Tay Zonday's "Mama Economy."

Zonday, you may recall, is the bespeckled baritone with the baby face who reached YouTube rock star status in 2007 via "Chocolate Rain," the viral video for the song he wrote, performed and produced. "Mama Economy" is Zonday's composition as well, and give the guy credit for cramming complex ideas into something tuneful.

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