We recently watched the episode (Homer Loves Flanders, Season 5 Episode 16) where Homer has the “Rappin’ Ronnie Reagan” tape. JRC, who is old enough to remember the 80s, recalled that it was based on a real thing. Curious, I located the video clip that (I imagine) the joke must have been based on.
Oh my. Enjoy!
For reference, here’s the Simpsons clip, which always makes the trip go faster: