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Joji Is Over

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Overview

Joji Is Over, also known as #JojiIsOverParty, refers to a controversy surrounding several K-pop stan accounts criticizing musician Joji over his retired character Filthy Frank. The viral spread of the tweets resulted in the hashtag #JojiIsOverParty trending on Twitter, with users making fun of those not aware that Joji is Filthy Frank and those who criticized the artist over his use of racial slurs as the character.

Background

On May 7th, 2020, Twitter[1] user @jaykaiiii tweeted "you sensitive bitches finna have a stroke when you find out how joji was back in 2013," with the tweet gaining over 19,700 retweets and 103,800 likes.


Jaykaiii @jaykaii you sensitive bitches finna have a stroke when you find out how joji was back in 2013 @fleurim · May 7 why rich brian is being cancelled: a thread #richbrianisoverparty Show this thread M2G 4K 7:16 PM · May 7, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone

On May 8th, 2020, K-pop stan Twitter[2] user @jinsoIbi tweeted "joji literally having a song where he says the n word with the hard er….," with the tweet gaining over 80 retweets and 500 likes in five days (shown below, left). In the thread,[3] @jinsolbi posted clips of George Miller (Joji) using the racial slur as his Filthy Frank and Pink Guy characters, as well as dismissed those who pointed out the satirical context of the content (shown below, right). It is unclear whether Twitter account @jinsolbi, created on May 1st, 2020, is a troll account.


mia @jinsolbi - May 8 joji literally having a song where he says the n word with the hard er. Political Carrie Bradshaw (Hamptons version) TMZ t7 88 120 505 mia Follow @jinsolbi like you can't be serious 8:51 PM - 8 May 2020 mia @jinsolbi - May 8 there's more. t7 6 10 43 mia @jinsolbi - May 8 don't come in my mentions talking about "it's just satire, y'all can't take a joke these days" man idagf this s--- isn't funny at all so gtfo of here with that 17 1 14 117 mia @jinsolbi - May 8 and for you non blacks coming into my mentions just get the hell out, you don't get a say in what i find offensive 43 mia @jinsolbi - 2h you incels still in my mentions after two days

A number of users, majority of which were K-pop stan accounts, replied with disbelief that Joji and Filthy Frank were one person (tweets shown below).[4][5][6]


kan @wheetulip Replying to @miathisnot and @jinsolbi ew w-- 12:02 AM - May 9, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone irrelevant @LeVanchei Replying to @jinsolsbi I'm really disgusted right now omg 5:21 PM · May 9, 2020 · Twitter for iPhone

Spread

On May 9th, the thread started gaining traction on Twitter, with users criticizing @jinsolbi and other participants of the thread, using #JojiIsOverParty in the posts. On May 9th, 2020, Twitter[7] user @imcoffeebeanz posted the earliest viral tweet using the hashtag, gaining over 160 retweets and over 2,300 likes in four days (shown below, left). The hashtag and the debate received further spread after on May 10th, 2020, Twitter[8] user @Emerald_dll posted screenshots of @jinsolbi's tweets, with the post gaining over 14,600 retweets and 105,400 likes in three days ( post shown below, right).


(cult member) @imcoffeebeanz you cant f------ cancel joji, he was literally the king of the internet a couple years ago... #JOJIISOVERPARTY 1:50 AM - May 9, 2020 - Twitter for iPhone Emerald @Emerald_dll The kpop stand finally learned about joji's past Imao Thread 1:28 O 9 Thread mia @jinsolbi - 1d joji literally having a song where he says Q (X ") @jinsoulestate · 1d Replying to @jinsolbi the n word with the hard er. what the hell is this TMZem irrelevant @LeVanchei · 22h Replying to @jinsolsbi I'm really disgusted right now omg .com 0:00 Jacob @oddeyehaechan 1d 47.8K views · From Political Carrie Bradshaw . ♡ 14 t7 84 O 488 Replying to @jinsolsbi That's him!????? mia @jinsolbi mia @jinsolbi · 1d 3:29 PM · May 10, 2020 · Twitter for Android

Following @Emerald_dll's viral tweet, the debate gained widespread attention on Twitter, with users poking fun at the Joji/Filthy Frank critics and K-pop fans. On May 10th, 2020, Twitter[9] user @tdizon1903 posted a screenshot of his Twitter exchange with @jinsolbi which revealed that she used a racial slur against him and blocked him (shown below, left). On May 11th, 2020, Twitter[10] user @AskookTheMess made a joke about the musician and artist Donald Glover which received over 600 retweets and 6,600 likes in two days (shown below, center).


Tyler Dizon @tdizon1903 Silencing me will only prove that you know l'm right. Eat s--- #jojiisoverparty 38 Jordan @JayPicante 1d As a black person, my view is that his lyrics are contextual to the character he was portraying. Rather not hear it but l'm not mad nor willing to cancel him mia @jinsolbi @jinsolbi blocked you mia You are blocked from following @jinsolbi and viewing @jinsolbi's Tweets. @jinsolbi c--- 12:40 AM - 5/9/20 - Twitter for iPhone Tweet your reply 11:27 PM · May 10, 2020 from Sugar Land, TX · Twitter for iPhone Askook the Jess @AskookTheMess · May 12 GUYS WHAT THE F----  I just found out Donald Glover is Childish Gambino, i'm literally shaking rn this has to be some joke-...  #jojiisoverparty blu guy @JooGabr82386241 #jojiisoverparty LoL how did you Mf only found out now that Joji is Filthy Frank

In addition to Twitter, the debate received spread on Facebook. For example, on May 11th, Facebook[11] user Query Miller made a post urging others to draw a difference between Joji and his Filthy Frank character which received over 1,200 reactions and 1,900 shares in two days. On May 12th, Facebook[12] user Jericho Mercado posted a "Printer Go Brrr" meme which received over 2,200 reactions and 9,500 shares in one day.

Various Examples


You can't say the n-word on a song, that would be racist you're cancelledt, there's no way l'd Stan a racist artist you are a bad influence to other people, no wonder why kpop is better than western music haha racist album go brrr unironically listens to Joji Stans non toxic Pink Season Kpop fans Making fun of Filthy Frank kpop stans who just learned Joji is FF Chef fanbase wanabee Weeabos edge lords maybe the Classic entire internet Harlem meme lords Shake gen. Azul @Azul_412 · May 12 13 year old ktards:OMG guys Joji is Filthy Frank he said big no no word #jojiisoverparty   Veteran Filthy Frank Fans:

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External References

[1] Twitter – @jaykaiiii

[2] Twitter – @jinsoIbi

[3] Twitter – @jinsoIbi

[4] Twitter – @jinsouIestate

[5] Twitter – @wheetulip

[6] Twitter – @LeVanchei

[7] Twitter – @imcoffeebeanz

[8] Twitter – @Emerald_dll

[9] Twitter – @tdizon1903

[10] Twitter – @AskookTheMess

[11] Facebook – Query Miller

[12] Facebook – Jericho Mercado

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