#101SlowJam: Garcetti tries to ease the pain of a freeway closure with a music video

latimes.com – By Ben Poston – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti summoned his inner crooner and released a music video Thursday to warn drivers of an impending 40-hour traffic headache — the #101SlowJam. Flanked by the Theodore Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, Garcetti sings a tune reminiscent of the “Slow Jam the News” segment on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.” “See we’re bringing down the 6th Street Bridge, making way for something new and the demolition will cause delays,” Garcetti says in the video. “But sometimes, just sometimes, you have to get your hands dirty to build something beautiful.”

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