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There are a variety of lookalikes on TikTok; there are even accounts dedicated to the cosplaying of various celebrities and characters. However one tune has customers experimenting with the “You recognize who you seem like?” immediate. 

The sound

The sound, as heard on TikTok, incorporates the road: “I spy a wealthy n***a/Oh I’m curious/He acquired an enormous determine/Bitch is you severe?” These 4 strains have turn into the beats for a star lookalike pattern, wherein somebody is advised they seem like another person, and once they categorical curiosity about who it’s, they’re offered with an surprising or baffling comparability.

TikTokers are additionally turning themselves into their lookalikes for the pattern. 

And precise celebs acquired in on the pattern, too.

The place’s it from?

It’s a line from Florida rapper Saucy Santana’s 2021 single “Rock With It.”

Santana (actual identify Justin Harris) used the audio in a TikTok in July, but it surely wasn’t till September that it began circulating extra broadly. The tune has been utilized in greater than 287,000 TikToks. 

Pontificate

The rapper was already fashionable on TikTok: In July, Santana’s tune “Right here We Go” was utilized in a dance problem, and earlier this yr “Stroll” was as properly. In September, he commented on simply how many individuals had been doing the “Right here We Go” dance he created to different songs. 

*First Revealed: Nov 19, 2021, 5:10 pm CST