Damn shawty OK refers to a popular meme, derived from a Microsoft Paint drawing, depicting a man receiving a blowie, captioned with the titular phrase.
Online, both the drawing and the phrase has been used as an exploitable meme.
While the exact origin of “Damn shawty OK” is not known, an early post, containing the drawing was shared on Twitter by @BASEDJESUS on May 9th, 2014, amassing a moderate amount of likes and retweets.
Although “Damn shawty OK” sporadically appeared on social media sites like Imgur, Tumblr and Twitter in the following years, it didn’t gain widespread popularity until 2021.
The meme started gaining widespread attention online in January 2021, when the drawing was recreated to be Wholesome 100, depicting a crying girl being comforted by the man, saying Damn shawty…
One of the earliest examples of these variations of the “Damn shawty OK” meme was uploaded to Twitter by @shaohmi on January 12th, 2021, with many other versions appearing on the platform in the following days.
A popular video version of the meme also emerged on YouTube, as the upload of blazeaster which was published on the video sharing platform on January 22nd, 2021, under the title “damn shawty ok”.
- Reddit.com – r/memes