The Brief: TikTokers are acting out skits to a clip from the song "Mood Swings" by Pop Smoke, featuring Lil Tjay, that goes "shorty a lil baddie..."
People are creating “shorty a lil baddie” TikTok videos to the song “Mood Swings” by Pop Smoke, featuring Lil Tjay. At the time of writing, over 1.3 million TikTok videos have been made featuring the song.
Videos typically include the lyrics:
Shorty a lil’ baddie
Shorty my lil’ boo thing
And shorty got the fatty
Shorty be catching mood swings
One popular skit set to this song depicts two or more people checking someone out and commenting on how they’re attractive. These memes often joke about friends or family members joining in when someone is checking out their friend or significant other.
actual depection of her wedding 🥰🧚🏼♀️✨
no. #foryou THIS IS A JOKE IF ANY OF MY FAMILY SEES THIS HAHA
oops #notforyou #bricknermon #poopoo
TikToker @twayne300 edited the sound so that the line “and shorty got the fatty” repeats several times, indicating that there’s a group of people checking someone out.
This crazy use this #newsound ￼
Another popular “shorty a lil baddie” TikTok trend features rapid costume changes as someone switches between more feminine and masculine looks (usually with the help of their friends) for lyrics for the deeper and higher voices of Pop Smoke and Lil Tjay.
These renditions include the additional NSFW lyrics:
Every time I f**k without a rubber
I nutted on the covers
it’s the second wipe for me😭😭
It’s the braids for me!🤣🤣 #nobodyneedstoknow #rippopsmoke #nottheone #biggestfan #todaysyearsold #yougotit #fypシ #fyp #trending #comedy
At the time of writing, the most popular video under the sound is by Dixie D’Amelio who filmed herself and her sister Charli before she broke out laughing once the lyrics turned to more sexually explicit content.