If you’ve been surfing the internet over the past 72 hours you have probably come across the name Rebecca Black. Maybe you even watched the video for her single “Friday.” And I bet after watching the clip you asked yourself, “Is this a joke?”Don’t worry, many people are scratching their heads over the 13-year-old’s music video. Despite the online criticism Rebecca’s received, it’s taken her from obscurity to viral video stardom in just one weekend.Rebecca’s video appropriately surfaced on YouTube Friday of last week. The video got around 4,000 viewers by the end of the day. Word spread like wildfire on Twitter and blogs all over the web. Today, Rebecca’s video stands at just over 2.5 millions views. Not bad for a weekend’s work!But who is this budding teen singer? Why does everyone think this is a joke? And why are so many people hating on the youngster? Well, if you haven’t watched the video, let’s get you up to speed.
Watch Rebecca Black’s “Friday” music video below: