The answer, of course, is a meme. Our story orbits around retired porn star Mia Khalifa. She made her exit from the porn world in and has since rebranded herself as a sports commentator and social media personality. Now skip a few years ahead to November In an interview about the song , the duo spoke about the tweet as if they believed it was authentic, but some YouTube commenters have their doubts. More than 2. Those lyrics became ubiquitous in the TikTok community. One TikToker, itsstomahs government name Thomas Ridgwell, a coffee shop owner and social media consultant in Boise, ID wondered just how ubiquitous the phrase and by extension TikTok was in his real-world community. On a Wednesday evening trip to Marshalls with his friend Sam, he decided to find out.
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If you've heard someone randomly yell out the phrase "hit or miss" in public lately, you can blame TikTok. The social media platform, which specializes in sharing short-form lip-syncing videos, has inspired an IRL challenge, where people yell the phrase and wait for a response. Khalifa herself has made adult film videos where she wears a hijab while having sex.
Problematic in a half-dozen ways, the video was a minor sensation online, particularly among the edgy sort of joker with a meme account on Instagram. The image was quickly copied and re-posted on dozens of other meme pages. According to Xeno Carr, her partner in the group, in its first few months on YouTube, the song amassed five million views, an inspiring number for an unsigned act.
Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. Sign up for The Complex Newsletter for breaking news, events, and unique stories. Nas X has now spent three weeks at No. It was getting to the point that it was almost stagnant. When TikTok hit it, almost every day since that, the streams have been up. I credit them a lot.