Supposedly, Musk himself is doing the spitting, but that's impossible to confirm because of the 17 layers of autotune and Musk's history of not crediting other people's artistic contributions. The musical pivot itself, however, was pure Musk, inspired by what Rolling Stone mistakenly described as a "joke" made by the former chairman about how "Emo G" sounds like emoji -- which is like a pun, but somehow even lazier.
"But," we can hear you thinking, "isn't this an April Fool's joke?" Hasn't Elon Musk and his Galactic Brain just figured that it's extra hilarz to do them a few days early? Sure, there's a better than average chance that Musk will soon fire off a "Lulz, all those journalists fell for it" tweet before launching into yet another tirade about ethics in journalism, but here's the issue there: As a prank, Elon Musk doing something outrageous blandly is a terrible prank. Here's a guy who "ironically" sells flamethrowers, shot a car into space, uses weed jokes to disrupt the stock market, and called a hero diver a pedophile for criticizing his waterproof child coffin. Making a silly dad song referencing something most Gen Y's don't even remember has fewer teeth than whatever April Fool's joke is in today's New York Times crossword puzzle.