Sad boi hours refers to the time interval between midnight and 5 AM, when all your past traumas and inner demons are set loose in your brain and are there to haunt you.
Apart from that period, “sad boi hours” may suddenly take over one’s timetable, wrecking every plan for the day.
The meme started appearing on Tumblr posts and tweets, revolving around depression or general melancholy in 2017.
It was first defined on Urban Dictionary on August 2, 2017.
In 2018, several skits and animations as well as songs were uploaded to YouTube, with the title “sad boi hours”.
The topic appeared in Reddit threads, as well as Pinterest in 2019.
On May 9th, 2020, Jerome released a four song album, titled SadBoiHour.