What Is The 'Boosie Fade?' The 'Bruh Wanted Boosie Fade But Got This Instead' Meme Explained
There's something extremely funny to meme makers about haircuts, and the Boosie fade meme is a testament to the fact. Every few weeks, a bizarre new haircutting trend like the square head ice haircut or the ginger fringe incident go viral.
Smack in the middle of these memes lies "Bruh Wanted Boosie Fade But Got This Instead," which is well on its way to becoming a hood irony classic.
Who Is Rapper Lil Boosie, And What Is The Boosie Fade?
Lil Boosie, who now goes by Boosie BadAzz, is known for more than a few rap hits and movie cameos. He is also known for his bizarre homophobic comments against Lil Nas X and for an unconfirmed story about him hiring a set of hookers for his 12-year-old son.
The Boosie Fade is a phrase used to refer to Boosie's haircut, which is a standard tapered cut with short sides and a defined hairline. But the person that made the cut famous isn't even Boosie himself; it's the man who wanted the "Boosie Fade," but got something else instead.
Where Did The Boosie Fade Meme Come From?
Sometime in December 2021, hip-hop news page rap.hiphopcentral posted a video of a man getting roasted for his peculiar haircut. The man was shown insisting that his haircut was a result of him asking for the Boosie fade, with the person recording cracking up laughing.
The video had a banner across the top that read, "Bruh Wanted Boosie Fade But Got This Instead!" The banner subsequently became the go-to template for further iterations of the meme.
How Did The Boosie Fade Meme Spread?
Meme creators began slapping "Bruh Wanted Boosie Fade But Got This Instead!" on any remotely goofy-ahh looking photo they could find, ranging from Patrick Star to Walter White.
For the full history of "Bruh Wanted Boosie Fade But Got This Instead!", be sure to check out our entry on the meme here for even more information.
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