I'm Looking for A Man in Finance tiktok trend examples.

I'm Looking for A Man in Finance

Updated May 09, 2024 at 02:47PM EDT by Zach.

Added May 07, 2024 at 10:17PM EDT by Aidan Walker.

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I'm Looking for A Man in Finance refers to a song and viral challenge on TikTok that started with a vocal spoken word performance by content creator @girl_on_couch, which other creators then paired with backing tracks, drums and other musical elements. The song and challenge gained virality in the spring of 2024.

Origin

TikToker @girl_on_couch posted the original video (seen below) on May 1st, 2024.[1] It depicted her speaking in a British accent in a musical cadence and was captioned, "Did I just write the song of the summer?" The post received over one million likes and 12 million views in the course of one week.

https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7363742421588512043

The full lyrics of the song are:

I'm looking for a man in finance. Trust fund. 6' 5. Blue eyes. Finance. Trust fund. 6' 5. Blue eyes. I'm looking for a man I'm looking for a man I'm looking for a looking for a looking for a man in finance. Trust fund. 6' 5. Blue eyes. Finance. Trust fund. 6' 5. Blue eyes.

Spread

Shortly after the initial @girl_on_couch posting, DJs and music producers on TikTok added beats to the vocals. For example, @rubythepookie on May 2nd posted the version of the song seen below left, which earned over 250,000 views and 6,870 likes over the course of six days and was then widely used in remixes and later memes.[2] @djhunnybee posted the version seen below right which earned over 670,000 likes and 5.2 million views over the course of five days.[3]

https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7364426712723017003
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7364540469520469290

Other DJs added lyrics to the song, including @malibubabie who earned over 1.5 million views and 88,000 likes in five days for the May 2nd post (seen below left).[4] Another prominent remix of the song was posted by @vandelux on May 2nd (seen below right) and earned over 2.1 million views and 189,000 likes.[5]

https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7364540021258325291
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7364123668810616107

Other posters began to make parodies of the song. @madihartsoccer (seen below left) daughter of the Breakdancing Dad created a parody post on May 7th about her desire for a man was "5' 9" and "not therapized," which received over 15,000 views and 1,500 likes in a day.[7] The Celestial Seasonings brand account created a post on May 7th altering the lyrics to describe their mascot, the Sleepytime Bear (seen below right).[8] The post received 63 likes and nearly 500 views in a day.

https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7366371516398816554
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7366383561089371422

The song was discussed on other platforms as well. On X, @fabianstelzer posted a compilation of videos participating in the trend, earning over 4,200 likes in 18 hours on May 7th for the post (seen below) which described the trend as a "community controlnet," referencing an AI process for generating content.[6]


fabian (glif/acc) @fabianstelzer when folks say that nothing new is happening in music anymore (modulo AI) I think of this insane TikTok "community controlnet" phenomenon that's been going on start here and watch the other vids: Did I just write the song of the summer? 125% ✓ I'm looking for a looking for a looking for a looking Tik Tok か @girl_on_couch 田 A

Various Examples

https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7365065881220697376
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7365371083425533230
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7364847783527861546
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7365384344099179784
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7364901145799839022
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7366463053732302087

Search Interest

External References

[1] TikTok – @girl_on_couch

[2] TikTok – @rubythepookie

[3] TikTok – @djhunnybee

[4] TikTok – @malibubabie

[5] TikTok – @vandelux

[6] X – @fabianstelzer

[7] TikTok – @madihart_soccer

[8] TikTok – @celestialseasoningstea

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