Jon Laojie

Jon Laojie

Updated May 01, 2014 at 07:07PM EDT by Don.

Added May 01, 2014 at 04:12PM EDT by Don.

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About

Jon Lajoie is a French-Canadian comedian known for his portrayal of the character Taco MacArthur on the FX comedy television show The League and for his YouTube channel featuring comedy sketches and music videos, including “Show Me Your Genitals,” “I Kill People” and the “2 Girls 1 Cup Song”.

Career

Beginning in 2003, Lajoie was cast as the English-Canadian musician Thomas Edison in the French-Canadian sitcom L’Auberge du chien noir. In 2009, LaJoie was cast as the character Taco MacArthur in the sitcom The League (shown below, left). On March 5th, 2010, he performed standup comedy routine in an episode of Comedy Central Presents (shown below, right).



Online History

On June 11th, 2007, Lajoie uploaded his first YouTube video, in which he portrays a dim-witted Canadian politician named Brent Horse (shown below, left). On November 1st, Lajoie uploaded a music video titled “2 Girls 1 Cup Song,” which described the content of the “2 Girls 1 Cup” shock video as if it were a romantic expression of love (shown below, right). In the first seven years, the videos gathered more than 880,500 views and 12.3 million views respectively.



On May 31st, 2009, Lajoie uploaded a music video titled “Show Me Your Genitals,” in which he raps about disrespecting and sexually objectifying women (shown below, left). In the following six years, the video gained over 65.7 million views and 114,000 comments. On April 23rd, 2009, Lajoie uploaded a video titled “I Kill People,” in which he unconvincingly raps about how he murders people in the streets, accumulating more than 31 million views and 73,000 comments in five years (shown below, right).



On March 26th, 2010, LaJoie posted a song about seeing men masturbating on the video chatting site Chatroulette (shown below, left). In four years, the video gained over 3.4 million views and 5,400 comments. On February 11th, 2011, Lajoie released a music video titled “Super Famous,” in which his recurring rap character rhymes about having immense fame and wealth, which gathered more than 6.5 million views and 16,300 comments in three years (shown below, right).



On February 15th, 2012, Lajoie released a parody commercial for a dating service, in which a couple describes how they conceived a baby in a drunken stupor (shown below, left). In two years, the video reached upwards of 3.06 million views and 5,200 comments. On May 28th, 2013, Lajoie uploaded a Kickstarter parody video, in which he asks viewers to help him raise $500 million so he can be “super rich.”



On April 30th, 2014, LaJoie uploaded a music video titled “Please Use This Song,” which pleads for companies and organizations to use the song in television advertisements due to a dwindling music industry (shown below). Within 24 hours, the video gathered upwards of 525,000 views and 1,500 comments.



Social Media Accounts

As of May 2014, Lajoie has gained over 395,000 likes on Facebook[1] and 210,000 followers on Twitter.[2]

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External References

[1]Facebook – Jon Lajoie

[2]Twitter – @JonLajoieComedy

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