This is a reaction to Travis Scott’s album ‘Rodeo’.

Let’s look at ‘fair use’… or ‘fair dealing’ as it is discussed in UK law with regards to a ‘reaction video’. First, let’s be fair here… the whole notion of a ‘reaction video’ is a relatively new concept and it is difficult for law-makers to evolve rules written for previous media. The definition of fair dealing will always be a matter of fact, degree and impression. Let’s examine the specific rules in UK law:

  1. Does my video affect the market for the original work? No. I talk over the music therefore no-one can ‘use’ my video as a direct replacement for the original work. It is not a substitute for it and it will not cause the owner to lose revenue. In fact it will likely increase revenue due to my ‘promotion’ of said work. Many have already stated they will buy albums due to my recommendations.
  2. Is the amount of the original work I have used reasonable and appropriate? Was it necessary to use the amount taken? ‘Reasonable’ is definitely subject to interpretation. I would argue that it is indeed appropriate to use the whole album when I am ‘reacting’ to the entire album. My reaction necessitates that I use the whole work.
  3. Where it is necessary to ‘copy’ all of a work for the purposes of criticism or review you have to sufficiently acknowledge the work. I do this every step of the way. At no point will anyone be under the impression that I created the original work!

Furthermore, my additions to the original work are transformative in nature.


  1. You have to listen to 100 gecs, their music is extremely Avant-garde. Some call it gen Z music, some dont call it music at all. They are a musical duo consisting of two music producers,laura les (transgender) and Dylan Brady. Together they basically make broken hyper pop music. By broken I mean mixing a little bit of everything into the stirring pan. They work with late 2000s rock, hyperpop, metal, techno, electric, etc. They are huge for pretty much starting the unique style and have amounted up to millions of views on youtube videos and streaming platforms. PLEASE CONSIDER CHECKING OUT THEIR FIRST SELF TITLED ABLUM 100 GECS, and if you enjoy, maybe consider 100 gecs and the tree of clues which is in my opinion better because it completely destroyed my speakers.

  2. hey man! I absolutely adore your content, every time i watch an episode of this show i have an ear to ear grin. it’s so refreshing to see someone who enjoys music so much. i highly recommend you react to the new gorillaz album, “Strange Timez” which is the first season of their new series Song Machine. this album is brimming with genre fusion and A1 collaborator performances. the standard edition 11 tracks are fantastic but the album opens itself up and goes bonkers with the 6 deluxe edition exclusive bonus tracks. unfortunately you wanna react to the whole record on vinyl (bonus tracks included) its gonna run you a pretty penny.

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