I’m a bit queezy about both hip-hop parodies and George Formby parodies. But I took a metaphorical leaf out of 50 Cent’s literal book and didn’t let fear stop me doing this Formbied version of In Da Club.
He tuned up half a step for this but I played it with a capo on the first fret. If you’re just playing for your own amusement you can keep it in standard tuning.
You can use this as your main strumming pattern:
d – d – d u d u
And switch that up with four down strums whenever the mood takes you.
In da chorus: Do the main strum twice each for the C7 and F. For the next C7 do the main strum followed by two down strums. Then one down strum each for the Db7 – C7. Slowed down, it sounds like this:
In da verse: Main strum twice for each chord.
In da middle: Main strum twice for each chord. One down strum for the last chord.
In da intro: You can do a fancy bit of triplet strumming (the TTTs are triplets) with this once for the first F and C7:
TTT D –
Then one down strum each for the rest. Slowed down, it sounds like this: