10 points: What is oi!?

Please do not use wikipedia.

Update:

Rephrase: What is oi! punk?

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  • Odium
    Lv 4
    10 years ago
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    Oi! is a style of punk music that originated in Britain amongst the working class in the 70s/80s. It went back to the simplistic roots and style of punk music, rather than the more artsy punk of it's progenitors.

    *EDIT*

    I didn't use wikipedia or google, just my own existing knowledge of the genre (Considering it is the BEST punk, except for maybe hardcore)

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Oi! is a working class subgenre of punk rock that originated in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s. The music and its associated subculture had the goal ...

    I used google--I didn't click on the wikipedia link.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Oi! is a mostly UK subgenre of punk.The term Oi! came from this song by Cockney rejects Oi! Oi! Oi!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWLU76o5rEI

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    in America its kinda like street punk.

    the songs are usually about the ugly side of life,its my fave genre.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    It is a subgenre of punk and it originated from the UK in 1970s. It was developed by skinheads.

    Listen to this:

    Oxymoron - Run from Reality

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoeGMJfA748

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    It's an English/Irish way of saying "Hey!"

    also a phrase used in many Jewish traditional songs.

    Source(s): movies
  • 10 years ago

    Old punk rock group #**

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    It’s what you shout at Kylie Minogue when you see her.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsidev5ScsQ

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    idk its like using oi instead of hey!and its short also and i think it also puts expression like surprise.like oi! Put ur foots away from mine

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    something to do with skinhead subculture.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    TNT!!! oi.....oi.....oi......TNT!!!

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