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Drake sang about memes on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Poor human meme-generator.


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Posted on May 15, 2016   Updated on May 26, 2021, 6:54 pm CDT

The internet accepted long ago that everything Drake does is ripe for meme-ification. However, none of us ever considered how Drake himself might feel about this arrangement.

In his opening monologue as SNL‘s musical guest this week, Drake sang a song addressing his his status as human meme-generator. “I just wanna scream that I’m more than a meme,” he sang.

“I get that my face is expressive, but some of the memes are a little aggressive.”

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The struggle is real. 

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*First Published: May 15, 2016, 9:56 am CDT