People Keep Getting Lou Bega Confused With Lou Reed, And It’s Pretty Funny

Lou Reed sang “Mambo No. 5,” right? Wrong.

1. This is Lou Bega, of “Mambo No.5” fame.

2. Not Lou Reed, of Velvet Underground fame.

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3. But when Lou Reed sadly passed away this week, Lou Bega was inundated with messages of condolences instead.

So he posted this picture up on his Facebook page to prove he is indeed alive.

4. People started posting up tribute pictures like this.

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