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The Theme Song Every Vegan is Talking About
by Abigail Geer
October 29, 2014

Read more: http://www.care2.com/causes/the-theme-song-every-vegan-is-talking-about.html

Published on Oct 10, 2014
From the album Stay Up available here: http://handsolorecords.bandcamp.com/a...

Video by Dan Jardine (@deanofdanger) for Boom Shoal Enterprises (@boomshoal). https://www.facebook.com/boomshoal

Special thanks to all the people & animals at Wishing Well Sanctuary. For more info, or to volunteer/donate, visit http://www.wishingwellsanctuary.org/

Chokeules - 40-Year-Old Vegan (Produced by Savilion, Cuts by DJiRATE.)

40-Year-Old Vegan video produced/directed/edited by Dan Jardine.

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Answering some of the most annoying questions that vegans get asked all the time, Toronto-based rap artist Chokeules sets the record straight once and for all.

"What do you eat? What about meat? What about protein? What about cheese? Can you eat fish? Do you eat this? Would you eat that? Are you anemic?"

While many of the questions Chokeules raps about often come from a lack of understanding, the truth is, regardless of the fact that veganism is making its way into the mainstream, people who don't eat meat and diary still get asked these questions all the time.

From coconut bacon and tofurky to tofu scramble and soy jerky, the song sends out a clear message that veganism is not about deprivation, and that if you want, you can still choose to enjoy all your old favorites - except they've been veganized!

Featuring a cast of adorable animals from Wishing Well Sanctuary in Bradford, Ontario, Chokeules is helping to show the world that there is an alternative, and that with all the options that are available to us today, it really couldn't be easier to choose to love animals rather than eat them.

To find out more about the inspiration behind the song, we got in contact with Chokeules himself and here's what he had to say:

"One day one of my oldest friends said to me 'Look, no offense, but seriously - what do you eat?' After having been asked that same question over and over for years, that day the idea for the song and the chorus popped in my head."

We also asked him why he thinks it is so important to get this particular message out there.

"The song itself is just about vegan food and vegan junk food, but it's definitely not representative of all the healthy vegan options out there, just more of a funny response to people wondering how they could replace their precious comfort foods. Quinoa and kale didn't get the respect they deserve."

The tune, which was only released three weeks ago, immediately went viral, garnering support from animal lovers all over the world.

"The video has been getting an amazing response, largely in part to our awesome friends at Wishing Well Sanctuary, who gave us the best location and actors ever, but also because the vegan community has been crazy supportive."

Bowled over with all the positive response that the song has had, hokeules has been inspired to continue using his talents to spread the compassionate message.

"It's been humbling getting such positive feedback and support from people and organizations I admire, who do so much for animals. All I did was write a cool song, so it's definitely been a wake up call to remind myself why I became vegan in the first place, and that I should be doing more to raise awareness."