Obadiah Parker is a viral phenomenon.
Mat Weddle and his version of ‘Hey Ya’ has been viewed over 3 million times on YouTube, not counting all the other video websites.
The performance was recorded at a local open mic night, morphed with the original Outkast video and uploaded on YouTube by a friend. The song has since been playlisted at stations across the US and internationally, André 3000, who performed the original has made positive comments about Weddle's version and in January 2008, coverage from Howard Stern Show fuelled the viral activity.
Read more about Obadiah Parker on Last.fm.