R.I.P. Eduard Khil, the Trololo Guy
According to the Russian International News Agency, Eduard Khil has died today after complications from a stroke he suffered in late May. The 77-year old Russian singer enjoyed a career spanning several decades, but rose to international prominence again in 2010 after his song "I Am Glad, 'Cause I'm Finally Returning Back Home" made the rounds of these great wide interwebs. You may not recognize the man or the song, but does "trolololololololololo" sound familiar?Read on...
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The Internet has collectively decided that the above video of Russian singer Edward Anatolevich Hill performing a song called "I am very glad, because I’m finally back home" on a Soviet TV show in the '70s is something that you are obligated to watch, so: you may as well. Know Your Meme calls it "The Russian Rickroll." Even early adopter Stephen Colbert is in on it! In conclusion, resistance is futile.
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