The Brief: Skidabop TikTok videos feature @Liljahfreebandz's dance the skidabop. Creators quickly bob up and down while pushing out their shoulders and moving their arms up and down to SchoolBoy Q's "Collard Greens."
The Skidabop dance on TikTok is by @Liljahfreebandz. It is marked by quickly moving your arms up and down while pushing out your shoulder and bobbing up and down. The associated hashtags #Skidabopdance and skidabop have over 594,000 views and 810,000 views, respectively.
On June 25, @Liljahfreebandz shared a video doing the skidabop behind a text message conversation from “Sugar mama” performed to SchoolBoy Q’s “Collard Greens” featuring Kendrick Lamar cut into Drake’s “Doing It Wrong.” The video was shot from different angles and featured TikTok’s “Disco” effect. The dance was a hit, receiving over 2.3 million views and 436,000 views.
@Liljahfreebandz received requests over and over again to perform the dance while others compared it to the “Percolator,” which consists of pointing out your knees and toes while swinging them quickly, according to Our Past Times.
On July 14, @Liljahfreebandz shared another video performing his dance from different angles set to the SchoolBoy Q and Drake after a TikToker asked for a better view of the dance. In this video, he poked fun at the fact that his dance is constantly compared to the “percolator.” This video received over 55,000 likes and 290,000 views.
Others began performing the dance, using it to represent moments of celebration, excitement, or anticipation. These videos are typically shot from various angles, use TikTok’s “Disco” effect, and are performed to SchoolBoy Q’s “Collard Greens,” too.
Creator @Schoollunchtray performed the dance to a text message exchange with his mother. It received over 894,000 likes and 2.6 million views.
let’s uno reverse my childhood on you mom 😍😍😍🙈
Another popular take is by @Lilmanudiaz was captioned, “When they leave you and your favorite cousin home alone together.” It received over 351,000 likes and 1.1 million views.
The dance alone is quite entertaining, with many creators earning a huge amount of likes and views on videos with no context at all.