„Brr Skibidi Dop Dop Dop Dop“ – complete actually „Brrr Skibidi Dop Dop Yes Yes Yes“ – is a sequence of sounds that appears in the song „Dom Dom Yes Yes“ by Biser King, made famous by Turkish TikTok influencer YasinCengiz in 2022.
In the original video that made „Brrr Skibidi Dop Dop Dop“ famous, YasinCengiz performed a dance in which he jiggled his belly alongside various Turkish dishes and restaurants in the Turkish capital of Antalya. (It was a belly dance of sorts, but not in the classic sense.) After this video went viral, he became a popular character for CapCut video templates and for speech bubbles that would poke fun at misconstrued song lyrics. Many other overweight TikTok users imitated his dance. Others stuffed pillows under their tops to achieve the same effect.
Origin of „Brrr Skibidi Dop Dop Dop“ / „Dom Dom Yes Yes“ (meme, explanation).
On April 17, 2022, the Turkish band Biser King released the single to the song „Dom Dom Yes Yes“ on Spotify. A few months later, on June 1, 2022, the band Biser King uploaded the official music video of their song „Dom Dom Yes Yes“ on YouTube. This video received around 1.7 million views over the next five months.
On January 26, 2022, a few months before the official release of the song „Dom Dom Yes Yes“ in April 2022, Biser King uploaded a video on TikTok in which they performed the song live. This video was played around 15.3 million times in just under half a year and received 424,100 likes. Initially, the sound from the video was used for a trend on TikTok in which women pulled their tops over their heads, bounced their bust, and then put glasses or sunglasses on their covered faces. For example, on August 23, 2022, a female TikToker posted such a video, which received over 1.3 million likes and was played more than 20 million times in three months.
Despite this breast trend, the sound from Biser King’s video was mainly used for videos similar to that of Turkish TikToker YasinCengiz, in which he jiggled his belly to the rhythm of the song.
He released this video on April 8, 2022, and it was played around 28.3 million times and received almost 1 million likes in seven months. Interestingly, YasinCengiz had performed the dance before the song – on March 5, 2022 – but at that time the video was only played just under 10 million times and received 240,000 likes.
How did the video go viral?
TikToker YasinCengiz’s videos first started going viral when he kept using the sound of Biser King for his „belly dance.“ For example, on April 16, 2022, he posted a video with the sound that was played about 85 million times in seven months and received 3.2 million likes. On May 31, 2022, YesinCengiz posted a collaboartion with verified TikToker and professional celebrity chef cznburak that was played around 53.3 million times in half a year and received nearly 2 million likes.
Due to the increasing virality of YasinCengiz’s content, other TikTok users started to imitate YasinCengiz’s „belly dance“ either with their own big bellies or by stuffing pillows under their tops. For example, on June 10, 2022, TikToker mahmoudmahe.r from the United Arab Emirates posted a video in which he stuffed a pillow under his shirt and performed the dance. The video was viewed nearly 10 million times and received nearly 300,000 likes in five MOnths. On August 19, 2022, Russian TikToker zheka_fatbellyy also performed the dance, this time with several women. His video was viewed nearly 10 million times in three months and received 433,000 likes.
Around August 2022, TikToker YasinCengiz’s inahlts also started to become popular in English-language meme circles on TikTok. This is especially evident in the comment columns from YasinCengiz videos in August 2022.
On September 11, 2022, TikToker quandaledingle_0 posted a speech bubble poking fun at misheard song lyrics, featuring YasinCengiz „belly dancing.“ This video was played about 1.4 million times and got 136,000 likes in two months. After that, YasinCengiz was incorporated into various meme templates on TikTok via green screen. For example, on November 14, 2022, TikToker brrskibidibidop posted a video that used a CapCut template of a man throwing a soccer to the moon. The video was played about 10.5 million times and received over 1.6 million likes in just two days.