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What Is The '1, 2, Buckle My Shoe' TikTok Meme? The Viral Video Explained

1 2 Buckle My Shoe TikTok Trend explained / one two buckle my shoe meme.
1 2 Buckle My Shoe TikTok Trend explained / one two buckle my shoe meme.
By Owen Carry

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Published about a year ago

Published about a year ago

TikTok's latest meme trend involves pilgrim-inspired Nike kicks and a parody of the nursery rhyme "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe." On TikTok, the viral video and its memes are being dubbed 1 2 Buckle My Shoe.

Shoe roasts seem to have a unique hold on internet meme culture. With a history that can be traced through the "What Are Those?" frenzy of the Vine days, through the impeccably pitched roasts delivered by Slv_Soundss.

So where exactly did this goofy ahh sound come from and how did it evolve from "In My Solitude" and other TikTok sounds? Let's explain.

What Is The Original '1 2 Buckle My Shoe' Video?

In April 2023, TikToker @edmondx posted a video showing himself wearing a Vlone shirt and a pair of Nike shoes that seemed to have some sort of makeshift buckle attached to them. He can be seen beckoning the cameraman, only to burst into a rendition of the English nursery rhyme that went, "One, two, buckle my shoe. Three, four, buckle some more. Five, six, Nike kicks!"

The kid in the video then let out a celebratory "Whooo! That is so fire!" before walking away from the camera. Many proclaimed that it was already a "Hood Classic."

@edmondx fake everything #fyp #foryou #foryoupage #w #yeat #fypツ #nelk #xyzbca #w #edmondx #fypp #foryouu #mrbeast #fyppp #trending #viral ♬ original sound – eddy

How Did '1 2 Buckle Me Shoe' Become A TikTok Meme?

The TikToker who posted the aforementioned video may have meant for the video to be a parody, but viewers thought that there was nothing funny about how hard his off-hand the jingle went. People began making fan edits featuring @edmondx and his remixed nursery rhyme.

@vs.flxshyyy 1 2 BUCKLE MY SHOOOOOOOE:mans_shoe: :speaking_head_in_silhouette::fire::bangbang::notes::notes: @edmondx #fyp #fypシ #theflash #edmondxismyidol #12bucklemyshoe @1tsssyafavgabby @vfxember @59camo @mangos_d @vsexotic @vs.ghosty @vsp.mateo7 @vsp..ghost @vsp.avoidz @vspcutler @vsp.eggy @vsp.avoids @.vsp.gus @vs.w1ays @vs.lander @vs.flash @am.flash11 @.amplone @aceszznn @garvex.ae @ily.ravencore @48wonder @flashzaudioz @cc.flash.editz @ilashian.vsp @ghost.of.motion @ghosts.audios @spidyeycc_edits @rangmento @shawnz_editz @litolyvoidzz @spidey4lyfe @fw..extra.amcc530 @tdmsand.vsp @eclipse4217 @din.mando.cc @father.tony @mjesx @mcdonaldeggmcmuffin @princ3_luis @59darockxz blank" title="♬ original sound – Fastest man alive:zap:️" href="https://www.tiktok.com/music/original-sound-7222119322628705070?refer=embed">♬ original sound – Fastest man alive:zap:️

@sneksim :bangbang:FAKE KNIFE:bangbang: #fyp #oshinoko #oshinokomanga #oshinokoanime ♬ original sound – eddy

"1 2 Buckle My Shoe" creator @edmondx was playing into a history of memeable shoe roasts on TikTok. The trend was arguably started by professional footwear insulter @Slv_Soundss, who is credited for inspiring the similar "In My Solitude" trend. Slv_Soundss himself is perhaps most famous for his catchphrase, "Oooou what the heeellll."

@official_slv_soundss

Butterscotch pumpkin pie . Are these timbs :weary::weary::weary: cause they look like em

♬ original sound – Slv_Soundss

@rallyirl #fypシ #rally #foryoupage #viral ♬ original sound – Rally


For the full history of 1 2 Buckle My Shoe, be sure to check out our entry on the meme here for even more information.

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