Remember Rebecca Black and “Friday?” She’s all growed up now

Few music videos received as much scorn as Rebecca Black’s “Friday” which hit YouTube in 2021. It wasn’t an artistic triumph but it has been viewed 163 million times. A quick bit of royalty calculations reveal that it has earned US$285,250. Not bad.

Despite all the stick she took over that video, she hasn’t been deterred. Here is her latest video.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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