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TikTok’s favorite food narrator is Snoop Dogg-approved

Dayne_n_simple is here to help you relax.

Sep 24, 2020, 12:01 pm

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Audra Schroeder 

Audra Schroeder

Are you meditating these days, to cut through the unceasing noise of humanity in crisis? Do you have a go-to podcast or mantra that puts you in another realm? Is it TikTok account dayne_n_simple?

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Mississippi-based Dana Caldwell runs the account, and has become popular for her calming, rhythmic narrations of TikTok food-prep videos. She often appears wrapped in a comfy robe or blanket, gazing upon the dish being prepared. In one duet, which is part of her “decadence” series, she comments: “Bananas. How does it feel to be God’s favorite because he chooses you for every dish.”

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Caldwell had previously documented TikTok’s obsession with charcuterie.

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Earlier this week, one of Caldwell’s “decadence” videos was boosted by Snoop Dogg, who called her “the black Mama Stewart.” She told Forbes that the shoutout was “unreal,” and posted a DM from Snoop, in which he said: “We must work together one day I’ll figure it out.”

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Caldwell told Forbes her process is fairly improvisational: “I come up with my videos by watching them at least once or twice and just going off the top of my head, freestyling.” While recent videos feature a more soothing delivery, Caldwell also has a catalog of classic reaction videos.

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*First Published: Sep 24, 2020, 12:01 pm