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The History of the Rickroll

The History of the Rickroll

Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up is closing in on a billion YouTube views, thanks in large part to its use as the world’s number one prank. Alfo Media offers a retrospective on musician Rick Astley, the music video itself, where the term “Rickroll” comes from, and the impact the meme has had on Astley’s career.

RickRoll in 4K

RickRoll in 4K

Thanks to video enhancement technology, we can now enjoy Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up in crystal clear 4K resolution at 60 fps. Revideo created this crisp remaster of the internet’s favorite music video using Topaz Video Enhance AI and RIFE (Flowframes). Here’s hoping the lawyers don’t yank it down.

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Rickrolling in Church

Rickrolling in Church

We suppose it’s not officially a Rickroll unless it catches you off guard, but whatever you call it, Gud Nuse’s emotionally-charged piano and electric guitar arrangement of Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up is a legitimately awesome cover version.

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