Red Sox star Kevin Youkilis is teaming with auto baron Herb Chambers for a hip-hopping new TV commercial with Biz Markie.
By Boston Herald Staff
The spot shows Youkilis and Chambers sitting at a piano trying to work out a rendition of Biz MarkieÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 1989 hit Ã¢â‚¬Å“Just a Friend.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Youkilis admits that heÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not Ã¢â‚¬Å“much of a singerÃ¢â‚¬Â and stumbles through a few more takes with Chambers, Biz Markie jumps in, singing Ã¢â‚¬Å“Youk, you got what I need…Ã¢â‚¬Â
Sox fans already know that Youkilis uses the tune as his theme song before stepping to the plate atÃ‚Â Fenway ParK.
The All-Star signed a two-year endorsement deal with Herb Chambers, operator of 45 car dealerships, in May 2010.