Deep fake fun: Rasputin sings Beyonce.

Grigori Rasputin, the Russian who managed to bugger things up for Tsar Nicholas III (and yes, the guy who inspired the Boney M song) is back in the form of a deep fake video where he sings Beyonce’s “Halo.”

Deep fake videos like this are going to be a big, BIG problem in the not-too-distant future. How are we going to be able to tell the real from the fake?

(Via Hypebot)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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