Meet Patrice Wilson, a.k.a. Man 'Friday' (It's Now the Most Disliked Video on YouTube!)

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Today is Wednesday, and you know without a doubt that two days from now, someone on the Internet will be playing the Rebecca Black song brought forth by vanity production company Ark Music Factory. CEO Patrice Wilson, a.k.a. the rapper who calls Rebecca "RB" while driving his car, tells Gawker that "Friday" was dumb by design.


Wilson, who was born in South Africa and rapped in Eastern Europe under the name "Pato," founded Ark Music Factory in 2010 along with producer Clarence Jey. The company charges aspiring pop starlets typically $2,000 to $4,000 for a package that includes a song, a video and a session with an "image consultant." Black's parents paid $4,000 for "Friday," which has been viewed more than 66 million times on YouTube and peaked at No. 19 on iTunes.

The interview was pretty enlightning. He says, "The whole point [was] to create something that was really simple but something that sticks in people's head. To have people say, 'I hate this song, but I'm still singing it.'"

The best part?

Where did Wilson get the inspiration for such lyrics as "Yesterday was Thursday/Today is Friday?"
"I wrote the lyrics on a Thursday night going into a Friday," he said. "I was writing different songs all night and was like, 'Wow, I've been up a long time, and it's Friday.' And I was like, wow, it is Friday!"




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13 comments
Tyler Mathis
Tyler Mathis

Dear Patrice Wilson,

Your stupidyour bad at song writingYOU SHOULD NEVER WRITE ANOTHER SONGtake my advicepossibly ruined a girls carrer?YOU MADE OUR EARS FROM THE HIDEOUS SONGand did i meantion u suck at song writing?

ScinceralyThe People of the Worldand Rebecca Black

Harrypotterfanchick
Harrypotterfanchick

shame on you for writing this song. Lets not make lyrics that will be sung by kids under 18, it will suck and there will be a lot of bullying. Lets write songs about heartbreak next time, those sell better than pre-teens singing about partying

Joush
Joush

well now i kno d days of d week, now how about u teach me the months of the year

ramsessbro
ramsessbro

patrice wilson is just dumb, he cant spit bars and makin $$$ from trash lyrics? cmon son just get out of the game.

You Suck, stop writing
You Suck, stop writing

Ok dude, that song has been out for one month and have the most dislikes, the most comments and i believe soon to be the most views. If i was you i wouldn't care about all of the dislikes, look at all the fame. It has only been 1 month, btw if you make another video like this i will hunt you down though because that took my joy in life

Avatar Jack
Avatar Jack

Selling used tires one day, orchestrating successful gimmicks the next, such is the life for music savant Patrice Wilson- living proof that the American dream still exists.

http://scallywagandvagabond.co...

someone
someone

To Patrice Wilson: Stop writing songs.

trollface
trollface

successful troll is successful

meh
meh

This guy is hilarious, and we don't want him to keep making songs, they suck.The only reason it went Viral is because it sucked so badly and had horrible grammar.but it still has the most comments/dislikes on youtube.

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