OK, so we’re starting to see the Internet reach more mainstream. Kanye West ‘Stronger‘ plays off Internet Phenomenon ‘Daft Punk’s Harder Better Faster Stronger’ which became an internet meme after ‘Daft Hands‘ youtube video. In addition, T.I.’s ‘Live Your Life‘ currently has topped the Billboard 100 with a #1 single after his play on Numa Numa’s internet meme from the Numa Numa kid. Here’s T.I.’s New Music Video ‘Live Your Life’:
So now we’re starting to see serious influence in both platforms. Interesting, that this would happen now. Even Ask a Ninja creator Kent Nichols was reported on Pop17 to be involved in major Hollywood Film Attack of the Killer Tomatoes. In addition, Felicia Day of ‘The Guild‘ fame was recently on a Best Buy commercial. Numa Numa:
So here we have it, a true blend of both internet and mainstream audiences. Truth is, I think both platforms work well together, and its an exciting time to be involved in the scene.
So what do you think of these mainstream songs using the internet to increase exposure in both artists’ mainstream and internet presence?