♪ (upbeat theme music) ♪ – (FBE) So today we’re gonna test
how well you know music from the ’80s. – What?! (laughing)
I wasn’t even born yet. – Oh god. This is gonna be interesting. – I’m a ’90s kid, so this
is gonna be mad hard. – Oh, okay. Maybe. I hope my dad doesn’t
get mad if I don’t know it. – I play Fallout and there is a mod, and they have an ’80s playlist on there. I think I got this. – I watch a lot of ’80s movies,
and that has a lot of ’80s music in it, so that might give me
a little bit of an advantage. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ And mother always told me ♪
– Ah! This is Michael. – ♪ And be careful of what you do ♪ – It’s Michael Jackson. – (singing along)
♪ Billie Jean is not my lover ♪ – (singing along) ♪ She’s just a girl
who says I am the one ♪ – This song is so good. You could just dance to it forever. – ♪ Woo! ♪ – Yeah, I know that one. How could you not know that one? – (FBE) Do you know this one?
– That is Michael Jackson, “Billie Jean.” – “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson? – “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson? – It’s catchy, it’s fun,
it’s typical ’80s music. – I loved that song. That album was amazing. I actually own that album at home. That was one of my favorites as a kid. ♪ (quirkly interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Slow change may pull us apart ♪ – Oh my god! – Hold on, hold on.
– ♪ When the light gets in… ♪ – This was in The Breakfast Club! – ♪ Don’t you… ♪ – Oh! “Don’t You Forget About Me.” – (singing along) ♪ Don’t,
don’t, don’t, don’t ♪ Psssh! – ♪ Don’t you…
– Oh my gosh. This is from Breakfast Club. – (laughing) I can just picture
the ending when he’s walking across the football field.
(sentimental sigh) Classic. – (FBE) So, do you know
the title and artist? – Uh, title, maybe,
“Don’t You Forget About Me”? – “Don’t You Forget About Me”? I do not know who sings it. – I know it’s from The Breakfast Club. I don’t remember who sings it, though. – (FBE) So this is “Don’t You,”
also known “Don’t You Forget About Me” by Simple Minds.
– Simple Minds, okay. – Oh, I don’t know who that is. – Simple Minds, I never
would’ve guessed it. I have never, ever heard of that. – The Breakfast Club
is such an iconic movie. It’s one of my favorite
movies of all time. (groans) If my life
could be an ’80s movie, I’d be so happy. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (female) ♪ I can’t hear
what you’ve said ♪ ♪ Then you say, go slow ♪ ♪ I fall behind ♪
– Is this Madonna? – It’s not Madonna, right? – ♪ The second hand unwinds ♪
– No idea. (gasping) Wait, there we go.
Just needed the chorus. – (singing along) ♪ Time after time ♪ Who is this? (groaning) – Is this Cyndi Lauper? – ♪ Time after time ♪ – This is, like, my mom’s favorite song. – (FBE) Do you know this one?
– Um… not the artist. I believe it’s called “Time After Time.” – The song is “Time After Time,”
but I don’t know the artist. – “Time After Time.” I remember that one being
in the Napoleon Dynamite prom scene. – Is it “Time After Time” by Madonna? – I think it’s Cyndi Lauper,
“Time After Time”? – Cyndi Lauper, “Time After Time!” – (FBE) This is “Time After Time”–
– Okay. – (FBE) By Cyndi Lauper.
– Never even heard of Cyndi. I’m so sorry, Cyndi. – Cyndi Lauper! Duh! Okay. It makes sense. – She’s such a great representative
of the ’80s, you know, and that style, like what she would wear. She’s still so iconic. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Handful of grease
and my hair feels right ♪ ♪ But what I need… ♪
– It’s like a rock song. – ♪ Girls, girls, girls ♪
– “Girls, Girls, Girls.” I’ve heard it. – ♪ Long legs and… ♪
– I’ve definitely heard it. – ♪ Girls, girls, girls ♪
– It’s obviously a hair band. – Is this ACDC? – Guns N’ Roses? – (singing along) ♪ Girls, girls, girls ♪ ♪ (electric guitar) ♪
– Never heard it before. Don’t know who this is,
what the name of the song is, but I like it.
It sounds pretty dope. – (FBE) So, do you know this one?
– I do not know this one. – “Girls” by Twisted Sister? – Well, it’s definitely
called “Girls, Girls, Girls.” Alice Cooper? – I know it was “Girls, Girls, Girls.” I want to say Scorpions. – (FBE) So this is “Girls, Girls, Girls,”
by Mötley Crüe. – Oh my gosh! I totally should have gotten that. – Oh, okay. Oh my gosh. Okay. – Mötley Crüe, son of a bitch. – “Mötley Crüe”? Okay, a rock band, I’m assuming. – I associate, like, the ’80s
as either pop princess Madonna or like hair band, that just goes
straight into the hair band category. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Once I ran to you ( I ran) ♪ ♪ Now I run from you ♪
– I know this song. – ♪ This tainted… ♪
– “Tainted Love,” Blondie. – ♪ I give you all a boy could give you ♪ – Oh my god.
♪ Duh ♪– oh my god! – (singing along)
♪ And that’s not nearly all ♪ – ♪ Tainted love ♪
– (vocalizing) – ♪ Tainted love ♪ – I don’t know what it is,
but I’ve definitely heard that song before. – (FBE) Do you know this one? – I kind of recognize the sound, I just don’t know who this is by. – Don’t know the name,
don’t know the artist. – I know it’s “Tainted Love,”
but I have no idea who it’s by. – I know it’s “Tainted Love,”
right, but it’s, uh… I can’t remember!
I’m sorry, dad, I’m so sorry. – (FBE) So this is
“Tainted Love” by Soft Cell. – Oh. I don’t know who that is. – “Soft Cell,” never heard of them at all. – (chuckling) “Soft Cell”? Okay, see, I never would
have guessed that. – I’m getting all these .5’s
because I can’t give you the mother[bleep] artist. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ Maybe I’m just like my father ♪
– It’s Prince! – ♪ Or maybe I’m just like my mother ♪ ♪ She’s never… ♪ – It’s great, but again,
never heard of it. – ♪ Why do we scream at each other ♪ – Is this Prince? – I’ve been waiting
for Prince this entire time. – I know it’s “When Doves Cry.” – “When Doves Cry,” Prince. RIP, aww. – I love Prince so much. Like, that song could keep playing. – (FBE) Do you know it?
– No, I– I do not. – I don’t know the artist
or the song name. – No name, no artist.
I don’t know, period. – I think that song is called
“When Doves Cry.” – “When Doves Cry.” I can’t remember the artist’s name. – That’s “When Doves Cry” by Prince. Oh yeah! – (FBE) This is “When Doves Cry” by Prince. – Oh, that was Prince? Oh shit! – Oh my god. – Oh my gosh! That is the most embarrassing thing ever. – This was one of those songs that would play throughout
my childhood all the time. – I just have so much respect
for him as an artist and a person, in general,
that it’s just so sad that he passed away. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – (male) ♪ I… ♪
– (singing along) ♪ Just wanna tell you… ♪ Stop! This is my favorite song! – ♪ Gotta make you… ♪
– Am I getting rick rolled right now? – ♪ Never gonna give you up ♪ ♪ Never gonna let you down ♪ – Yeah! – ♪ And desert you ♪ – Get a little hip, a snap. – Are you guys trying to rick roll me? Like, seriously? – (singing along) ♪ Never gonna
tell a lie and hurt you ♪ That– I love that song so much. – (FBE) Do you know this one? – I think it’s called
“Never Gonna Give You Up”? I don’t know who it’s by. – I know it. It’s the meme guy. – “Never Gonna Give You Up” by Rick…
something and another. – This is “Never Gonna
Give You Up” by… Rick– His name can’t be Rick Roll! That’s not what it is,
but you “rick roll” somebody. What is his name? – You just rick rolled me. Not cool. Um, this is “Never Gonna
Give You Up” by Rick Astley. – (FBE) So this is “Never Gonna
Give You Up” by Rick Astley. – “Rick Astley,” that’s right. – The sad thing is the only reason
why I’m associated with that song is because I got rick rolled once. – It was the greatest way to get
trolled on the internet, from as long as I can remember. – They should bring it back.
Bring back the rick roll. ♪ (quirky interlude) ♪ – Thanks for watching
Do They Know It on the React channel. – Don’t you forget about me! Subscribe. – Let us know in the comments
what we should test our knowledge on next. – Hey, guys, I’m Katie,
a React channel producer. As a thank you for watching this video, we have a special clip for you guys. Wait for it… wait for it. – ♪ Never gonna give you up ♪ ♪ Never gonna let you down ♪ ♪ Never gonna run around and desert you ♪

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100 thoughts on “DO COLLEGE KIDS KNOW 80s MUSIC? (REACT: Do They Know It)”

  1. Spectra Nyte says:

    When I majority of the kids were saying 'Oh, its Never Gunna Give You Up by Rick….."
    I wasn't the only one screaming 'ASTLEY!' at my computer, was I….? lol

  2. darkwa2000 says:

    is that haley williams?

  3. Hotep Pinder says:

    6/7 and im 14

  4. musicalmegan says:

    When people didn't know Cindy Lauper, I was screaming at them so loud. I'm still in middle school

  5. xxxaragon says:

    "the meme guy". sadface

  6. Sean Shingatok says:

    I think Brandon guyΒ is very cute!! I just want to hug him

  7. Chandra West says:

    Of course they know Michael πŸ˜‚

  8. Shelley Sandman says:

    When everybody was guessing every band EXCEPT MOTLEY CRUE

  9. blackvelvet says:

    I knew all of them except one, but I screamed when Michael & Prince came onπŸ™ŒπŸΌ!!!

  10. victoria says:

    dionte can sing really well and he seems so nice omfg why isn't anyone like him in my life

  11. victoria says:

    im 12 and knew most of these and my parents don't even listen to old-ish music wowie im proud of myself

  12. Bertolt Hoover says:

    If they probably did Home Sweet Home for Motley Crue, they would of got it

  13. Katrina Lippolis says:

    I'm old obviously because I don't know what they mean by "Rick roll"…lol

  14. Kitten Hemmings says:

    yoo I'm only 13 and I knew all the songs and artists

  15. Vaughn H Ververs says:

    Do another 80s one I'm so good at it!

  16. Melanie Salas says:

    i'm 14 and i knew almost all of them.

  17. John Kowal says:

    Plz get adults or elders react to 70's music.. PLZΒ  PLZ

  18. Mireya says:

    billie jean I knew because my dad loved that song
    time after time, I heard it in the dad used to listen to this station where they passed songs from the 80's
    never gonna give you up..I love that song, don't know where I first heard it, but is just so catchy.

  19. Dangela Smith says:

    That boy didn't know prince

  20. Larry Peters says:


  21. Larry Peters says:

    the black dude reminds me of Carlton from Fresh Prince

  22. Leona,Kiki, and Glamer says:


  23. PilotGaming2248 says:

    me and my friends were playing minecraft today, my friend was playing music on his phone, and I Rick rolled everybody

  24. milkflavoured says:

    The girl who said to keep playing Prince is A++++

  25. barb lahey says:

    the most popular band of the 80s Guns n Roses and you never put one of there songs in. you guys mostly play 80s pop. when it was most rock n roll

  26. Jossy Peterson says:

    does anyone else notice the Kevin Heart look alike!?

  27. Jen Reid says:

    when they didn't know Prince, my heart hurt

  28. Mark Allen says:

    Man I've heard I think all of these songs but some I either didn't know the song title or the artist mainly because I was born in the early 90s. But certainly everyone who's been rick rolled know that song as soon as they hear it. It was an interesting and good test even for me as someone who loves to listen to music. πŸ˜„

  29. zhengrae says:

    Zack is always wearing the same shirt kshavskaoshoshs

  30. Ola Ajao says:

    Do kpop loves guess Kpop songs

  31. Corinne Marie says:

    Sam is incredibleee

  32. edo says:


  33. ilaria0615 says:

    Tainted Love by Soft Cell is literally one of my favorite song ever

  34. Zach Moyer says:

    My mother has asked me to request one from the 70s so she actually has a chance to beat me in one of these

  35. Dora Salazar says:

    Please teen react to pacify her

  36. IcyPlays says:

    The 80s and 90s were the best music periods in history (in my opinion) I LOVE MICHAEL JACKSON SO MUCH.i was really young when he died.i wish I could've known him sooner. <3

  37. Jeffery Lin says:

    That guy Dionte can really sing!

  38. Krystal Harwood says:

    1:35 whoa i thought that was KBAC but it wasn't him

  39. Jaylynn Liu says:

    I know this from victorious on Nickelodeon I'm a 2004 kid

  40. dapperfan44 says:

    Girls Girls Girls was in The Indian and the Cupboard.

  41. Irina V says:

    I don't really get the ''I was born in the * insert decade *, so I don't know music from * insert older decade *''. I mean, didn't you ever watch VH1 or listened to the radio?! There are a lot of iconic hits from previous decades that are still 'around'
    (and that's just one aspect, the other is: you only know the culture from when you were born, and have no curiosity for other stuff?)

  42. Zephirah Mirp says:

    Wtf its motley crue !!!!!!

  43. Sarafan Dumah says:

    OMG i am jamming, with tears in my eyes!

  44. jacmandora1 says:

    Teens/Adults react to 70's Disco songs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!'

  45. Frank Reynolds says:

    70'S ROCK!!!!!!

  46. Neko says:

    The guy in the hat and the black red and white shirt made me so mad

  47. Teehee HeH says:

    I'm 12..born in 2004 I knew most of these… Me: at 7:45 ITS RICK ASTLEY GET IT RIGHT DX OMG IM YOUNGER THEN YYOOOUUU!!

  48. Sara Turnbull says:

    Y'all gotta put some Queen in here!

  49. Farzaan Ali says:

    make them do 80s TV shows thats a real challenge

  50. PilotGaming2248 says:

    teens react to 70s music please and thank you

  51. Ellie Tudor says:

    But why are their so many kids from 2004 on YouTube…

  52. Warda D says:

    I got most of them right and I'm a 15 years old french girl

  53. soph mp4 says:

    I'm legit 14 and I knew all of these . When he said Blondie I got so irritated . ITS SOFT CELL JESUS GOD .

  54. Jayden Foster says:

    I'm a 12 year old girl and I knew every single one of those songs when ever somebody got it wrong I would literally scream into my phone

  55. DreN says:


  56. Chadroxx says:

    what about FALCO – ROCK ME AMADEUS???

  57. Eloisa Munoz says:

    michal jackson

  58. Eloisa Munoz says:

    someone in my class dont know who micle jackson is

  59. Mitchell Casey says:

    when people only know a song from a meme, sad

  60. Connor says:

    Do teens know classic rock songs please πŸ˜›

  61. Winston Li says:


  62. Kanani Grover says:

    haha this was great. i felt old at the end because i knew the risk astley song but i have no clue what getting 'rick rolled' means.

  63. Reid Carroll says:

    How do you not guess motley crue and I'm 12

  64. Ikigai Joon says:

    i saw dionte i was like ooo ok, and then he spoke

  65. Doktor Wr3tch3d says:

    Omg he's so cute

  66. SunFlowers In Her Hair says:


  67. A V says:

    They deserved to get rick rolled for not knowing all of these damn songs

  68. Arianna Echevarria says:

    DOVES CRY!!!!!!! My life!!!!!

  69. Cassy W says:

    Oh dear that one dude don't know any of them

  70. Ray Casillas says:

    so lucky the song's names are in the chorus. saddened me with the results to motley crue and Prince though hah.

  71. katrp_ says:

    I'm 13, and I know all of these except for "girls girls girls"

  72. Jenna hollstein says:

    That moment when you know all those songs but ur a 14 year old girl wtf

  73. Yojan Leon says:

    Rick roll got replaced by
    <==To be continued=======

  74. Tom Alexander says:

    I'm 18. Got them all

  75. Alex Benitez says:

    22 got em all

  76. Scarlettsshadow ' says:

    I'm 13 and I just didn't know 2

  77. Andy Barbosa says:

    que gordo lunatico, vive en un tuppewere

  78. Resa Chiic Covers says:

    Rick Roll is back

  79. CurryKingWurst says:

    I got all of these right. Probably because I actually listen to music.

  80. Erik Worden says:

    Well I guess my parents raised me correctly because I got them all.

  81. Arianna Speranza says:

    I love how I was born 2004 and I know all these songs swear to god thanks mom

  82. Secret Agent Man says:

    is it bad that i got these all right and i was born in the 21st century?

  83. K SWISS says:

    pork chop in the stripes never heard of Prince??? wtf

  84. Freezy Puck Gaming says:

    I got them all except two and i'm 15 years old

  85. 2016 Election Puppets says:

    You guys need to get them to react to U2! This video was great. I knew almost all of them and im 10! πŸ˜‚

  86. Unavaatu [Space-churro] says:

    why are there still 90s kids in college. How long did that guy duffer?

  87. Kaci Prevel says:

    12 out of 14. 😊

  88. Elboe Succ says:

    damn i gotbrickrolled

  89. iR2bMLG 99 says:

    No matter when you're born, if u don't know MJ then idk where the fck u been

  90. Little B dog says:

    I love the last song

  91. MythicalLover says:

    NOOOO I got Rick rolled..

  92. Rikard Nilsson says:

    kinda ironic how simple minds made a song titled "don't you forget about me" and nobody remembers who made it…

  93. bad guy /α γ€‚ΨΉγ€‚αŸ says:

    I'm born 2000 and I new every song except one bc I grew to listening to the music (happens when your parents are 80s teens)

  94. bad guy /α γ€‚ΨΉγ€‚αŸ says:


  95. StarlitLilies says:

    I got introduced to Never Gonna Give You Up by Family Guy….

  96. Christina says:

    got so depressed when nobody knew simple minds πŸ™

  97. Zelmerlow says:

    I knew all of these and i'm not even born yet.

  98. Dean James says:

    who is Rick Roll?

  99. AmazingFiona says:

    I got 8 or 7 out of 10 and im a 2000's kid. >_< GUYS GET YOUR GAME UP A 16 YEAR OLD IS BETTER THAN YOU

  100. Lester Chee says:

    i love the 80's better now

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