27 Feb '11, 2pm

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is enjoying an unexpected surge of popularity - as a music video star.

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is enjoying an unexpected surge of popularity - as a music video star.

A video grab of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi speaking on national television from Tripoli. -- PHOTO: REUTERS JERUSALEM - LIBYAN leader Muammar Gaddafi may be reviled by many of his own people and the international community, but he's enjoying an unexpected surge of popularity - as a music video star. A remix of a rambling 75-minute speech Gaddafi delivered on Tuesday, set to dance music and featuring the strongman alongside footage of two gyrating girls, has gone viral on the Internet. It has racked up almost half a million views on the video-sharing website YouTube since it was posted three days ago. Called 'Zenga Zenga,' the music video mixes Gaddafi's quotes with club beats, using lines in which he vows to fight 'inch by inch, home by home, alley by alley' as the chorus for the song. The clip was created by Israeli musician and DJ Noy Alooshe and appears to be wildly ...

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