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Rap songs tend to go viral on TikTok a lot, Shawty Got The Fatty trend is a new lip-sync trend that uses the late rapper Pop Smoke’s song ‘Mood Swings’.
A wave of creators and TikTokers are making skits using the sound and lyrics of the song. This is not the first time that the rapper’s song has gone viral on the platform.
A small part of his song ‘Mood Swings’ is becoming the new wave of videos on the platform. This skit is a way to compliment people using the lyrics of the track.
The Meaning Of Shawty Got The Fatty TikTok
Pop Smoke’s song “Mood Swings” is being used by people all over the world to create their videos complimenting someone else via their lyrics.
While there are variations of the challenge, the most popular one consists of two people or one, checking out someone else and complementing them.
actual depection of her wedding 🥰🧚🏼♀️✨
The main point of the video is to compliment the attractiveness of the other person. Similarly, one of the funniest variations is when a friend or a family member find the person checking someone out and gives them a judgemental look.
How To Do The Challenge?
Most of the challenge is based on singing the lyrics
“Shorty a lil’ baddie
Shorty my lil’ boo thing
And shorty got the fatty
Shorty be catching mood swings”
As the lyrics clearly suggest, the person this is sung is being complimented. One of the funniest versions of the challenge is when someone teases their friend and flirts with them.
In fact, djlilbighead’s version of the challenge where she depicts flirting with her best friend on her wedding day.
Another popular “shorty a lil baddie” TikTok trend features fast costume changes as someone switches between female and male costumes (usually with the help of their friends) for lyrics for the deeper and higher voices of Pop Smoke and Lil Tjay.
How Popular Is The Challenge On Social Media?
As of August 2020, the challenge has spread like wildfire. As a matter of fact, the original song has been used in more than 1.7 million videos on TikTok alone.
Similarly, most videos that use the song have gathered more than a million views. Some of the most popular artists on TikTok have also taken part in the challenge like couple Court&Lex.
As of August 2020 the most popular video under the original music is by Dixie D’Amelio (Charli D’Amelio’s sister) who filmed herself and her sister Charli before she broke out laughing once the lyrics turned to more sexually explicit content.
Her video has been viewed more than 7 million times and has also gathered almost 6 million likes.
The Song Is Rapper Pop Smoke’s Posthumous Effort
Smoke aka Bashar Barakah Jackson was bringing the Brooklyn drill rap movement to the mainstream hip-hop music but he was tragically shot and killed in 2020. He released his second mixtape, Meet the Woo 2, came out on February 7, less than two weeks before his death.
Later on, the police arrested five suspects in connection with his death. According to the New York Times, four suspects shot the rapper inside his Hollywood Hills home.
He was taken to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Prior to his death, he posted his huge stacks of money and jewelry on his social media profile. This made police believe that the murder was originally a robbery gone wrong.
In one of his posts, his home address could be seen in the background. As of August, police are yet to release conclusive information.