Nimrod Kamer, a satirist, journalist and comedy writer based in London, knows how to do outlandish. Last year the Daily Mail reported on his efforts to become the world’s worst-rated Uber passenger. And in 2012 he drew headlines around the world after he created a fake video, which he passed off as a home movie of Barack Obama’s birth in Kenya (meant to bait conspiracy theorists).

Now he’s turning his attention to the Eurovision Song Contest. Kamer recently teamed up with author Delilah Jay (Mistress: The Italian Way) with the hope of representing the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2016. They’ve submitted the song “Baby Boy” to the BBC and now await their fate. You can check out some of their competition here.

We recently caught up with Kamer via Facebook Messenger to discuss the duo’s song, their motivations, and their crazy video, which you can watch below.

“Baby Boy” — Delilah Jay feat. Nimrod Kamer

You hold passports from Israel and Romania. Why do you want to represent the UK at Eurovision?

Delilah Jay approached me, we came up with the Baby Boy concept and of me playing her naughty son, and rapping. I live in Hackney and believe I don’t have a real chance of winning via Romania or Israel.

Who is Delilah Jay and how did you come to work with her?

Delilah is a British-German novelist. She has a car with her face on it, which she drives back and forth from London to Hamburg every week. We met at the Harrods fish section.

Delilah Jay Nimrod Kramer Baby Boy 6

In the song you say, “Mommy I’m so old. Mommy I’m already 40. Mommy where is my nappy?” Are you addressing questions of ageing and society’s changing expectations of forty-somethings? 

William Pine composed the melody and shot the video. It’s Abba meeting Drake.

Some might say that the song is too silly and that the UK should avoid novelty acts. How do you respond to them?

For those who say it’s silly, they should remember how the UK always loses with it’s recent selections. If something is this catchy it must be right. No one will vote for UK if they keep sending flaccid singers.

Delilah Jay Nimrod Kramer Baby Boy 2

You filmed a behind-the-scenes video at Eurovision 2014. Do you keep in touch with any of the Eurostars?

I filmed a behind the scenes video in Denmark in 2014 to learn about the Eurovision mechanism and apparatus it was to prepare for this moment. I still keep in touch with the 2014 Ukrainian representative.

Do you have a message for Europe?

Our message to Europe: since Eurovision is getting more votes than the EU parliament, the 2016 Eurovision winner should become the EU president. Ipso facto.

Delilah Jay Nimrod Kramer Baby Boy 5

Do you think their song has what it takes? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Geo
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Geo

Not even San Marino would give this points

roy
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roy

we all do respect but…

NO!!
PLEASE STOP!!!
NO MORE JOKE ENTRIES!!!!
ESPECIALLY UK!!!

mawnck
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mawnck

I’m totally with @Dar, and had the same reaction to this trash. William, all aspects of Eurovision are NOT worthy of covering, in particular no-hoper joke entries from the UK. As readers, we expect sites like Wiwibloggs to not waste our time with garbage, and assume that if a song is worthy of an article, it’s also worthy of watching. This one was far, FAR from it, and if Wiwibloggs considers this worthy of our time, then it may be a good time to bookmark a different fan site. These clowns clearly entered this song and agreed to this interview… Read more »

Ian from the Philippines
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I think we can be assured that this song will not be in running as saying you’ve submitted this song would automatically disqualify you from the short.
Anyways, I’ve hear some of the song( that were accidentally posted on YouTube) most of it are grand.

DR
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DR

This makes me weep for my country. We’re meant to make some of the best music in the world and they think they should represent the UK and it’s music industry with that. The UK will only do well once public opinion changes, and the BBC must be the first to start.

Herr Freitag
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Herr Freitag

When I see things like this I still wonder why the BBC still participate…wasn’t 2015 bad enough?! If this would be in the next round or would win the selection I hope that the BBC withdraw in the future…

Deven O'Kearney
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Deven O'Kearney

Probably the worst song I’ve EVER heard in my life to be very honest. The UK won’t even get Nul Points if this is sent. But more like -12 points.

Thank god for OGAE though. But seriously, if they were to submit this entry to the national final, I will have lost all faith in the UK.

@EugeneESCUK
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I should add the source of the original information was “Eurovision Ireland.” Perhaps they meant 60 songs per group rather than 60 songs per member, therefore 300 entries sounds more realistic and more like the number received by the BBC last year.

CookyMonzta
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CookyMonzta

Straight to nul-point-land, this one goes! I can’t even mention this in the same sentence as Jemini. It’s that bad. There’s good comedy (Ukraine 2007, Greece and Romania 2013), and then there’s bad (Latvia 2014). This is bad.

@EugeneESCUK
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Well as of yesterday the BBC now know the 25 songs chosen by the first 45 OGAE UK member panel. These will now go into the 2nd phase to be reviewed by a new OGAE UK panel of 10 members to reduce this further. Knowing what we know, the BBC is unlikely to reveal these 25, but you never know?

If the information we have been given is true, there were 2,700 entries, (45 members x 60 songs each.)

Does anyone really think this song made it to the final 25?

Nitzan
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Nitzan

I actually find this funnier than most past novelty acts in Eurovision… it’s crap but i kinda like it… has a bit of an AbFab attitude…

Daniel
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Daniel

Have there been any songs that actually stand a chance of winning the selection so far?

Maya G
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Maya G

When Nimrod Kamer was still in living Israel he was a cronie in Roy Chicky Arad’s possy of hipsters (Roy Chicky Arad = leader of the infamous Ping Pong group from ESC 2000). Makes perfect sense now, doesn’t it?

Mario = Legend
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Mario = Legend

Well if OGAE stupid enough to shortlist this hope they prepared for some major backlash! One chance they have to try and get a decent entry, they better not mess it up!!! Bin it immediately. 🙂

Callum Nowacki
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Callum Nowacki

OGAE won’t shortlist this. Never fear.

Charles
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Charles

And the UK still wonders why Eurovision is allegedly a pile of music crap and an embarrassment of riches … when they themselves think that such rubbish is worthy our time and the UK viewers.

fikri
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fikri

with that said, i do wanna see another round of the annual “WOE IS ME. EUROPE HATES US!” from UK fans when they send this. <3

fikri
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fikri

joke entries are fine for me personally but i’m so confused by this. it’s just pure talking layered with incoherent noises.

hurricane86
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hurricane86

This is the kind of thing that we can only hope does not make it to a public vote…

Christoph
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Christoph

Is it wrong to say I like this….certainly more than Josh Dubovie 🙂

Dar
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Dar

stopped watching after 20 seconds .. just a pile of crap and not even funny ..
waste of time and @williamleeadams
this isn’t even article worthy..
what is the point in giving crap like this any attention at all ..
slow news day for sure