Pikotaro rejiggers 'Apple-Pen' rhyme to support U.N. initiatives

National Jul 12, 2017

Pikotaro rejiggers 'Apple-Pen' rhyme to support U.N. initiatives

"Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen" and the U.N. are rhyming. Comedian Pikotaro has adapted his catchy song to promote the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. The original went viral last year after pop star Justin Bieber tweeted that it was his favorite video. Pikotaro, in his trademark leopard-lizard patterned outfit, ...

A timeline of how Pikotaro went viral

Music Nov 4, 2016

A timeline of how Pikotaro went viral

by Patrick St. Michel

Internet memes often feel like they come out of nowhere, emerging from the digital ether at random before becoming inescapable fixtures of late-night comedy shows and social-network news feeds. Online ephemera tends to follow a clear path, however, journeying from obscure LOL-bait to something ...