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This article was published on January 8, 2017

The PPAP guy has a new song and oh god, please make it stop

Matthew Hughes
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One of the biggest viral hits of 2016 was PPAP – or Pen Pineapple Apple Pen – by Japanese comedian Daimaou Kosaka, also known as Pikotaro.

Well, he’s back. This time with an ode to OJ.

No, not the incarcerated football player. The drink. You can watch it above.

I Like OJ is not a good song. It sounds a bit like what would happen if you gave a six-year-old a copy of Garage Band and said “figure it out”, mixed in with a gratuitous amount of Jersey Shore air horns. There is literally nothing I don’t hate about this song.

Given that it’s racked up over 1 million views in less than 24 hours, you can guarantee that I Like OJ will be as equally successful as its predecessor. This song is going to be everywhere.

And to that, I say “God help us all”.