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Twin of Twins is a pair of Jamaican reggae/dancehall artistes and twins, Patrick "Curly Lox" and Paul "Tu-Lox" Gaynor, whose work consists of both musical pieces and satirical commentary on current events and popular culture within the Jamaican dancehall scene, as well as the latest scandals in both the worldwide music industry and politics, among other topics, and doing it all in such a way as to elicit Crowning Moment of Funny in spades. They are best known for their ongoing Stir It Up series, in which they voice a wide variety of characters and character Expies to deliver said commentary in the context of a fictional radio talk show.

The premise of said fictional talk show: Ian Lyad (pronounced "lie-ad" according to the Jamaican patois) is the cultured and intelligent talk show host who has to put up with the antics of his co-hosts and guests, who all come from a wide cross-section of cultural, political and social divides. His major co-host, Mr. Muta (pronounced "moo-tah"), does most of the talking during the interviews, often antagonizing the guests and Ian himself, but also providing biting commentary on a lot of things wrong with Jamaica's developing musical and social culture and discussing methods to enact the much-needed changes craved by the country.

The Stir It Up series is best known to fans from Volumes 4 to 8; Volume 4 was never officially released, but bootleggers helped to make it available to the public, thus sparking a demand for official releases of the Twins' work. As a result, Volume 5, "Crucifiction of the Ghetto," was released in December 2004, to much critical and commercial success. Volume 6, "Resurrection of the Ghetto," was released in 2006, followed by Volume 7, "Til Death Do Us Part," a year later. Volume 8, "Trial and Crosses," was released in June 2009.

The series takes its name from the song "Stir It Up" by the late reggae artiste Bob Marley (who is presented as one of the characters in the fictional talk show).

The Twins have a website.

There is also a character sheet.

Twin of Twins, the Stir It Up series and the fictional storyline within said series provide examples of:

George W.: It's sanctions for your actions! I'm coming to Jamaica, and I'm taking your oil!
President's Aide: (in background) But Mr. President, they don't have oil in Jamaica.
George W.: They don't?


Mr. Muta: How come you have nothin' black inna di White House?
George W.: I think you're mistaken. We have, uh, Condoleeza Rice, Colin Powell...we had to straighten out his hair a little bit, but he's still, uh, pretty black. And better yet, there's my dog, Barney! He's a good dog, and he's black!

  • Kick the Dog: Mr. Muta does this regularly.
  • Mass "Oh Crap": Beenie Man's demonic possession in Volume 7 elicits this reaction from the other panelists. He gets better.
  • Precision F-Strike: All over the place, invoked by almost every character. Including Dear Pastor, much to Ian Lyad's horror.

Ian Lyad: Good lord, Mr. Dumas! You actually used the "F" word? A man of the cloth?
Dear Pastor: We Christians f--- too, you know.


Mr. Muta: If you go down deh so (a certain club), you know seh a plenty thump.
Ian Lyad: As a result of the benevolence of my licensed firearm, you know, your efforts to do so would be a colossal failure!

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