K-Pop Singer BamBam Responds to 'Om Telolet Om' Meme
“Om Telolet Om” continues to sweep the world, confounding musical minds of every style. No one is safe from the red-hot Indonesian meme. At the same time, no one can get through the day without wondering “what the hell is going on, here?”
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Indonesian kids are going crazy over the sound of local bus horns, a sound like an arpeggiator that's best described as “telolet-telolet-telolet.” They shout at passing bus drivers, “sir, honk the horn sir!” They also spam this phrase on the social media accounts of everyone from Zedd to DJ Snake to Michael Clifford of 5 Seconds of Summer, and now K-Pop superstar BamBam.
Can someone tell me— BamBam(แบมแบม) (@BamBam1A) December 21, 2016
What is "OM TELOLET OM" mean?
Look, BamBam -- it's easier to just give in. Go ahead, honk the horn. You're gonna like it (or still be confused, but at least you tried the fad).