The Brief: A meme format uses the punchline "I'm about to end this man's whole career" to illustrate someone delivering a devastating blow.
In a rap battle parody video, the character Supa Hot Fire, played by comedian Deshawn Raw says to his opponent “I’m about to end this man’s whole career…but I’m not a rapper.” He then raps/scats “boom bam bop ba da bop boomp pow” and the crowd goes wild, crowning Supa Hot Fire as the winner. This video and others staring Supa Hot Fire went viral on YouTube. This particular moment has become a popular meme and punchline to many jokes.
This meme, which is currently popular on the Dank Memes subreddit presents a situation in which the line “I’m about to end this man’s whole career” is spoken right before someone does something to literally or metaphorically “end their career.” This image macro meme format has been used in a variety of situations and contexts including in reference to politics, history, and relatable everyday situations. Some variations of the meme edit the original photo and/or text to make a specific point or joke.