Unlikely Hit Songs (Why did they blow up?)

How did these songs ever become big??
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Today we take a look at how song from unlikely artists Childish Gambino, Lil Nas X, M.I.A, Saint Jhn and Meco blew up.
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  1. Lauren Fernandez

    Lauren Fernandez

    5 цагийн өмнө

    when he said "actor in comedian" lol

  2. Bri W

    Bri W

    5 цагийн өмнө

    Nappy roots my old ky home > lil nas x old town road Also a rap song with country vibes at least from a few of the lyrics I'd say bubba sparxxx deliverance ex: ' got my fishin' pole and my bottle of 'shine.'

  3. Amirali mo

    Amirali mo

    6 цагийн өмнө

    Checkout the original roses it is so fantastic.

  4. MrDeserteagle411


    12 цагийн өмнө

    Gotta love how they don’t talk about the guy who actually did the remix of roses and how it’s drastically different from the og

  5. Ross Mikhail

    Ross Mikhail

    13 цагийн өмнө

    9:57 roomie has some twomad merch

  6. Isaiah_ G

    Isaiah_ G

    18 цагийн өмнө

    Gee the beginning of this video sounded like a 12yr old intro

  7. Taylor Mustoe

    Taylor Mustoe

    22 цагийн өмнө

    Omfg I JUST got a notification for this vid... I watched it 4 days ago

  8. jobi thomas

    jobi thomas

    22 цагийн өмнө

    I heard the song "Roses" in an advertisement

  9. Rondo Cat

    Rondo Cat

    Өдрийн өмнө

    LOL I see what you did there, playing Russian anthem saying Moscow and showing Norwegian flag :) It is not without reason Norway has been called the last Soviet state... I sadly live in the Soviet Dictatorship called Norway now, but I am planning my escape from this hell...

  10. Kody Eldridge

    Kody Eldridge

    Өдрийн өмнө

    If flula and carrot top created a child...

  11. SyrupKiller


    Өдрийн өмнө

    Need a list of songs that only blew up after being on Glee.

  12. Negopi Lirshar

    Negopi Lirshar

    Өдрийн өмнө

    You could say county music is INBRED.

  13. Belmin Salihovic

    Belmin Salihovic

    Өдрийн өмнө

    old town road must have blown up because of the mandela effect. I was pretty convinced that Lil Nas X made a remix of an older legendary country song by some famous country singer.

  14. Aura The Pal

    Aura The Pal

    Өдрийн өмнө

    In Moscow of all places! (Norwegian flat)

  15. Lily McLeod

    Lily McLeod

    Өдрийн өмнө

    1:36 ummm.... I don’t think any of those are country songs...

  16. Happy While

    Happy While

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Thanks to Imanbek this song gained the popularity.

  17. SkyOnCloud


    Өдрийн өмнө

    I've pointed out in the comments on the actual music video for "This is America"... but if you watch the music video, it's a depiction of 2020, with people killing each other, wearing masks, defiling cars, police sirens, and Glover running from something. Just saying.

  18. Nobody Here

    Nobody Here

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I remember that at one point my English teacher had the class watch "This is America" and had us pay attention to what was happening in the background so we could talk about it.

  19. Maiden DE

    Maiden DE

    Өдрийн өмнө

    TREATISE = treat - ice, btw. Not treat-is or whatever you said. Totally understandable you wouldn’t have heard that word before. I often mispronounced woes I’d never heard but only read especially as a child, & English is my first language.

  20. Maiden DE

    Maiden DE

    Өдрийн өмнө

    I hate Old Town Road. It’s mostly CRAP. It isn’t common because it sucks as ‘genre’.

  21. Folic Barlo

    Folic Barlo

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    some of the best Hits of all Time

  22. Tali Levy

    Tali Levy

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    14:18 it was my first time watching the music video and all I could look at was the background Lmao 😂

  23. Elisabeth Ø.L

    Elisabeth Ø.L

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    moscow and the norwegian falg?! Roomie I'm offended xD



    2 өдрийн өмнө

    is it me or does mias paper planes sound a lot like straight to hell by the clash?

  25. Mary Long

    Mary Long

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    The lite singing was good

  26. Mary Long

    Mary Long

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    The guy ho made roes did not sing it

  27. Mary Long

    Mary Long

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    U no u r rite

  28. Азамат Алиманов

    Азамат Алиманов

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Why nobody mentioned the author of remix for Roses. His name is Imanbek and he is my compatriot from Kazakhstan. I think you should tell about him.

  29. Jade Lakes

    Jade Lakes

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    What if he reacted to vocaloid music? I would love to see his reaction to the pop songs, along with the scary songs! The voices are pretty unique and I think it'd be fun to watch! I also hate giving recommendations to people (such as youtubers) so I kinda hopes he doesn't see this...

  30. spot conlon

    spot conlon

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    "and I was like weeee... fame." I'm definitely making this my yearbook quote now

  31. Lolypop B333

    Lolypop B333

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Okay, we had to analyze This Is America in English class, so I had to pay attention to every little detail in the video, and there's tons of details.

  32. Dean Feather

    Dean Feather

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Music New 2021

  33. TheFatOne


    2 өдрийн өмнө

    The thumbnail feels forced lol

  34. BreadedLemon


    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Am I the only one who notice Roomie is wearing a Twomad Stan Shirt?

  35. Oskar Hansson

    Oskar Hansson

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I guess Norway belongs to Russia now

  36. White Boy Rick Morty

    White Boy Rick Morty

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    I forgot all about you

  37. javer sean

    javer sean

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Bruh you play farcry 3 I freaking play farcry 2

  38. Brandon Click

    Brandon Click

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    @rommie yes there should be more you tube hit makers but currently only one has been able to branch out but even ksi doesn't get enough attention.

  39. K L

    K L

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    My god, nothing against Old Town Road, as it's a fine song, but it's absolutely not country.

  40. Kayleigh Gagner

    Kayleigh Gagner

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Roomie- In Moscow of all place Me- Gets PTSD from my school band constantly asking the director if we could play Moscow 1941

  41. money monday

    money monday

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    He needs to react to YUNGBLUD

  42. Myr


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    I love Childish Gambino so much

  43. Vikadine


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Wasnt how to save a life in grey’s anatomy and not in scrubs? :p

    • Vikadine


      3 өдрийн өмнө

      I mean it could have been in both but I think greys made it more popular or idk

  44. Matilde Ruivo

    Matilde Ruivo

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    How to save a life on SCRUBS????? Are u kidding me right???

  45. Ana B.

    Ana B.

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Me: *Was born in Moscow* Also me: Oh cool that's- Editor: Shows Norwegian flag Me: Nani????

  46. Angie Ussery

    Angie Ussery

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Roomie: why did old town road blow up? Lil nas x: Can’t nobody tell me nothin you can’t tell me nothin

  47. tiktok trendy

    tiktok trendy

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Unpopular opinion: unpopular songs tiktok made them popular

  48. Ksan Umbah official

    Ksan Umbah official

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Old town road been the hit song in my place

  49. Kharizmah


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    It's GI-YAN-EASE not gwee-an-ease

  50. Albin Krevelj

    Albin Krevelj

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    ahahahaha, Roomie did some weed...

  51. owen mitchell

    owen mitchell

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    The original Saint Jon - Roses is such an amazing song

  52. Akhileshwar Sharma

    Akhileshwar Sharma

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    And YoungKio is Swedish, roomie should know that

  53. Kid Gamer

    Kid Gamer

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    The star Wars original theme song is better It's so good and it makes you feel EPIC

  54. Aditya Pramudita

    Aditya Pramudita

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    do you get copyright

  55. Dominic Livingston

    Dominic Livingston

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    How does your mic sound better than real life speaking

  56. Mixitrion


    3 өдрийн өмнө

    They dont want to categorize Old Town Road as a country song cuz... guess what?.... its a black man singing it

  57. Gas Crew

    Gas Crew

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    React to Life Is Fun pls

  58. F-Kid Goat

    F-Kid Goat

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    "It dEbūted" -roomie 2020

  59. vlexy zz

    vlexy zz

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    Am i the only one who wants the lil nas remix to be a thing

  60. Earthworm Gaming

    Earthworm Gaming

    3 өдрийн өмнө


  61. Cassandra Flannigan

    Cassandra Flannigan

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    I hate old town road so much I can't understand how this is one of the most popular songs I don't see this as a song worth listening to I just don't like old town road

  62. John Warren Sitckney

    John Warren Sitckney

    3 өдрийн өмнө

    have you herd of teo mandrelli?

  63. Madden Menace

    Madden Menace

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I heard old Town road before the original video had 20k views

  64. Your a Simp

    Your a Simp

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    We hate old town road because it was soooo catchy👁💧👄💧👁 (i still love it tho)

  65. Coco Milk

    Coco Milk

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    There is a famous song in my country which is south africa. The song is Jerusalema by master kg. It became quite popular. ALOT of schools had their students dance to it,even doctors and nurses danced to it

  66. Brad Vance

    Brad Vance

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    its always tik tok

  67. Chrystal Frost

    Chrystal Frost

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Debuted-- dei·byood

  68. Lana Fry

    Lana Fry

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I just watched 4 of your videos in a row and just noticed your accent now lol 😂 I thought you were doing a bit for a sec. Europeans used to learn English with a British accent and now they do it with an American accent so it takes a minute to notice. Love your vibes. Gonna subscribe.

  69. Isabela Montgomery

    Isabela Montgomery

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I’m going to have these songs stuck in my head all day now. 😭😁

  70. Some Random Trap

    Some Random Trap

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    country music is basically the same song over and over again thats why i dont like it

  71. Sentra Zyven

    Sentra Zyven

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Can you please check Avi kaplan's music!? He's way too underground but his music is top quality. He was a member of pentatonix and has such a unique voice.

  72. Alex Woodfine

    Alex Woodfine

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    “Star Wars theme? Like the Star Wars theme?”

  73. Nadia Krolikowska

    Nadia Krolikowska

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Am I the only one or does Joel's accent sound more sweedish than usual??

  74. The real gamer yt On the grind

    The real gamer yt On the grind

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    0:40 Them that haven’t Heard the song * pulls out Uno reaverse card* WHO’s an idot now

  75. Jonas Perez

    Jonas Perez

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    songs: peak at #1 ... me: peak too early :(

  76. Dizzy


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I remember seeing Donald Glover in their Bro Rape skit. Old youtube was so weird and funny.

  77. User One

    User One

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Why does he laugh like chukky

  78. Skully Øn The Beat

    Skully Øn The Beat

    4 өдрийн өмнө


  79. Fahrin Nizomi

    Fahrin Nizomi

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Moscow ... Hmmm interesting....

  80. Brianna Ware

    Brianna Ware

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm gonna act like if I haven't saw the Norwegian flag when talking about Russia and everything will be fine *breathe* I CAN'T

  81. Secret Identity Subliminals - S.I.S

    Secret Identity Subliminals - S.I.S

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    You're saying moscow, but show the Norwegian flag... This is outrageous!

  82. Losknx


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    You guys are not giving credit to Imanbek, he is 19 and works at his local train station when roses blew up

  83. Nandadulal Das

    Nandadulal Das

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    😂 He says Moscow but shows Norwegian flag

  84. RedStreakØfficial


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Get the likes to 69k

  85. Jaelle Wiebenga

    Jaelle Wiebenga

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    am i the only one who taught the title was 'ukelele hit songs (why did they blow up?)'

  86. karmasdoor


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    "In Moscow of all places" Editor: N O R W A Y

  87. snip3r416


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    What i read Songs Made popular because of TiKTok

  88. RonZombie91


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    My grandma had the Star Wars vinyl haha

  89. Assorted Shitpost™

    Assorted Shitpost™

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Yes we're all talking about how Roses blew up and shouting out to SAINt JHN, but nobody's talking about Imanbek, you know, the guy who made the remix and made the song, em, relevant?

  90. Rahul Roy

    Rahul Roy

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    So basically cardi b songs.

  91. Banana Studios

    Banana Studios

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I hate old town road. Country and rock/ rap should not be mixed together.

  92. For Youtube

    For Youtube

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    You should get a punching bag so you can physically show us a hit song.

  93. Jeffrey Sherman

    Jeffrey Sherman

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Lil Nas X - "I got the horses in the back, Horse tack is attached, Charts say I'm too black, And I came up way too faaast."

  94. Jenna Gets Creative

    Jenna Gets Creative

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    That's the Norwegian flag...

  95. Prince Bubezi

    Prince Bubezi

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    I'm new to watching Roomie, before I watched enough of his videos I was wondering why he has millions of Subscribers...now I get it. Love these videos 💯.

  96. Nico di Angelo

    Nico di Angelo

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Oof, these songs are very annoying, and definitely not my type of music that I like listening to 😬

  97. Para


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    country + trap = crap

  98. Katarzyna Bąk

    Katarzyna Bąk

    4 өдрийн өмнө

    My cat clicked dislike on this video XD

  99. BrotherGrimmy


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    Idk I kinda feel like there are some "interesting" reasons why old Town road isn't "country". I could be wrong, but thats how it feels to me

  100. MichikoTheCherryさくらみちこ


    4 өдрийн өмнө

    That "dangg" made me fall of my bed