The Brief: #MMMDrop is trending on TikTok after creators shared '90s inspired videos set to "Intergalactic" by the Beastie Boys.
#MMMdrop is trending on TikTok after the Beastie Boys and Apple TV+ launched a campaign to promote their new Apple TV+ documentary Beastie Boys Story on April 24. The band was well-known for their 1998 hit “Intergalactic” which featured an iconic line: “Beastie Boys known to let the beat, mmm, drrrop.” Popular creators are using these lyrics as a punchline to various types of TikTok videos (comedy, dancing, style, etc.) all under the hashtag #MMMDrop.
Intergalactic Lyrics feature in TikTok videos:
I am known to do the wop (wop)
Also known for the Flintstone Flop
Tammy D getting biz on the crop (crop)
Beatsie Boys known to let the beat
The hashtag is trending and on the “discover” page and has over 65.6 million views. The audio clip “Intergalatic” by the Beastie Boys is linked to over 1300 videos, at the time of publication.
Creator @shreksdumpster modeled a 90’s style outfit, before dropping to the floor. Her video received over 25,000 likes and 209,000 views within 17 hours of posting it.
@shreksdumpster##CommissionedbyApple ##MMMDrop hey guys! Beastie Boys Story out now on Apple TV+ with an AppleTV+ subscription. ##appletv ##beastieboysstory♬ Intergalactic – Beastie Boys
@Isaiahrav recreated part of the Beastie Boys’ music video in his TikTok which amassed over 8000 likes and 166,000 views within 17 hours of posting.
@isaiahrav##CommissionedbyApple: How will you guys let the beat drop? Beastie Boys Story out now on AppleTV+ with an Apple TV+ Subscription. ##MMMDrop♬ Intergalactic – Beastie Boys
Many TikTokers took part in the trend, creating “Intergalatic” and ’90s inspired #MMMDrop videos.
@sneakermechanic##CommissionedbyApple Beastie Boys Story out now on Apple TV+ with an AppleTV+ subscription!😎##MMMDrop ##beastieboysstory ##appletv
@philwgreen##CommissionedbyApple 📣 Beastie Boys Story out now on Apple TV+ with an AppleTV+ subscription ##MMMDrop ##appletv ##beastieboysstory 💥😍💪🏽