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'Back on up,' Walmart worker raps in 'Social Distance' video 

Posted at 12:04 AM, Apr 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-12 09:55:25-04

GORDONSVILLE, Va. -- A worker at the Walmart distribution in Gordonsville has created a catchy video touting social distancing best practices.

Rob Wilkins, who works at Walmart's DC 7016, has a message for Walmart workers around the world.

"We're on the front lines, doing our jobs, keeping clean and safe," Wilkins raps. "Trying to feed America. It's not just about the pay."

The video aims to remind shoppers, workers, truckers and everyone else along the supply chain to "keep their distance."

"Less than six feet, we're going to need you to back on up -- respecting social distance."

The video also pays homage to Walmart's visionary founder Sam Walton.

"We just do our best. Sam Walton created the vision," Wilkins says. "Now we're being guided by the wisdom of Mr. McMillon."

Carl McMillon became the retail giant's fifth CEO in 2014.

Vice President Mike Pence visited the distribution center last week to thank employees for their hard work.

The DC 7016 facility, referred to as G’Ville by staff, employs more than 1,000 people, and supports hundreds of Walmart stores and supercenters.

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