It shot to fame earlier this year thanks to the rapper drake, whose song “the motto” has the hook, “you only live once, that’s the mottoyolo, and we ’bout it every day, every day, every day” what accounts for the meteoric rise of yolo, and how has it gone virtually unnoticed by nonmillennials its appeal to the youthful is. This brings me to yolo more than a decade later, rapper drake popularizes the yolo line in his single the motto you only live once – sounds pretty harmless. The r 'n' b artist has gone as far as threatening two major us stores, which carry merchandise with the yolo label on social media drake claims he owns rights to word 'yolo' for more information, call yolo coffee company & bistro at (360) 671-9656.
Yolo (motto)'s wiki: yolo is an acronym for you only live once similar to latin carpe diem (seize the day), it implies that one should enjoy life, even if that entails taking risks, as if there would not be another chance for it the phrase and acronym are both used in. Sure, many people in our generation do indeed use yolo, or more accurately, #yolo, as just an excuse for their crazy decisions, but at least to me, the motto goes much deeper than just that. People have split opinions some think it's a great phrase and a great motto to live by, while others think it's 'carpe diem' ('seize the day') for stupid people i, myself, think it's a much more useful acronym for the less known phrase 'you obviously love oreos. Answers to this question come in two flavors: they are syonymous yolo (motto) is carpe diem for those who have never heard the term carpe diem carpe diem is a call to action, while yolo is a call to hedonism.
The yolo motto is a fad, it will eventually be forgotten and replaced with something new depending on how you interpret this mind set, it could be positive or negative to the majority of teens, they take it as lets go make bad decisions and act like an idiot but it’s ok because, yolo. A ‘yolo’ history lesson: drake’s slogan dates back to the 1700s even shouted by drunk revelers, as it has become the unfortunate motto of 2012 (one we wish and when gone, are gone. 21 yahoo answers that are too clever for their own good yahoo answers has a reputation for being home to some of the stupidest people on the internet. It shot to fame earlier this year thanks to the rapper drake, whose song “the motto” has the hook, “you only live once, that’s the mottoyolo, and we ’bout it every day, every day.
“yolo” is an acronym for “you only live once,” first introduced into the english vocabulary by the hip-hop singer drake, on his single, “the motto” it has since been widely accepted as part of the ever-evolving internet slang that many young people, including myself, use on a regular basis. My brother and i have gone jetskiing here twice over the years the first time we did just the recreational activities in yolo's designated area. Yolo is an acronym for you only live once similar to latin carpe diem (seize the day), it implies that one should enjoy life, even if that entails taking risks, as if there would not be another chance for it the phrase and acronym are both used in youth culture and music, and were both popularized by the 2011 song the motto by rapper drake.
Saying you only live once has been around for decades, drake just gave it a phrase and put it in a song, drake didnt make it, he made it famous though. The t-minus-produced the motto is a brand new collaboration between drake and lil' wayne that will serve as a bonus track on the upcoming album by canadian rapper/singer drake called take care. Yolo was never around when i was a kid but i grew up with the motto that life was too short and you should live life to the fullest, yolo has just recently made its debut into the lives of younger people but do you live by the yolo motto i have been even before yolo started you really only do live once and you should make the most out of your life. Now the lonely island have changed yolo’s meaning yet again and completely removed any sense of danger it once had by turning it into an over-the-top motto for staying safe and being cautious. Ever since his epic debut with 2009’s so far gone, drake has ascended from being the jewish kid from toronto trying to shake off his degrassi ties to one of the greatest to ever do it in modern.
Well last time i was like yolo and holy moly free holy jolly olly molly rolly polly olly like yolololololol and i was no baby i thought you wanted medium fries, but she be like yolo and i was like yo craze homie. The downside of yolo is that it has become a motto of young, reckless, and irresponsible people these people believe that since you only live once – you only have one life – you must do the things that you enjoy the most even if that means not caring about the future anymore and the consequences of your actions. The rapid growth of yolo is directly related to drake's recent hit single, the motto where he raps, you only live once, that's the motto nigga, yolo yolo is to recklessly pursue fun while throwing long-term consequences to the wind yolo is the worry-free rallying cry of youth shaking off the hairshirt of the pressures of the current times.
You only live once: that's the motto nigga, yolo criticisms on november 29th, 2011, youtuber ibechucks uploaded a video (shown left) complaining about the use of the word soon after the release of drake’s song. The phrase has been a motto for people for a long time, but the shortened version, yolo, has gained popularity since the release of the song the motto by drake and tyga they reference the term in their rap, saying. It shot to fame because of the rapper drake who came up with the song “the motto” has the hook, ‘you only live once, and that’s the mottoyolo’ the raging word had spread everywhere at an incomprehensible speed after the release of the video.