Presentation on theme: "Man Behind the Infamous Internet Meme"— Presentation transcript:
1 Man Behind the Infamous Internet Meme Who is Rick Astley?Man Behind the Infamous Internet Meme
2 Who is Rick Astley …the beginning Born Richard Paul Astley on February 6th 1966, Rick was originally a drummer in the soul band FBI.is an English singer, songwriter, and musician. He was born in Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England.Astley has also lived in Richmond, in Surrey with his Danish girlfriend, Lene Bausager, and their daughter, Emilie.
3 Who is Rick Astley? …the man behind the song Once he decided to go off on his own and become a solo artist, many of his listeners believed that he was Black because of his voice.His first single "When You Gonna" was much lesser known than his famous...or should I say infamous song, "Never Gonna Give You Up."
4 Who is Rick Astley? …after the fame In 1993 after his return and the release of his last album "Body & Soul", Rick decided to settle down. The birth of his daughter lead to his departure from the musical world for awhile so he could spend time with his daughter.When asked about the recent emergence of "Never Gonna Give You Up," he was surprisingly upbeat. He is perfectly fine with it as long as it doesn't affect his daughters life later on.