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J. Cole's "Grippy" Verse

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Updated May 28, 2024 at 02:23PM EDT by Zach.

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J. Cole's "Grippy" Verse refers to memes and jokes about rapper J. Cole's verse on the Cash Cobain song "Grippy" in which he says, "Now she in my phone with a nickname, it's… it's… uh… grippy." The term "grippy" is a variation of the slang phrase "gorilla grip," typically used to refer to a woman's privates. The line inspired memes and jokes in late May 2024, with many internet users deeming it corny and dorky.


On May 24th, 2024, Cash Cobain released his song "Grippy," featuring J. Cole. The song was posted to Cash Cobain's YouTube[1] channel, gathering over 40,000 views in four days (seen below).

The song contained the following lines rapped by J. Cole:

Now she in my phone with a nickname / It's, it's, it's, hmm (Mmm) / Grippy

She said she was gay until I slayed, now she strictly dickly


Various internet users reacted negatively to the lines "it's grippy" and "now she strictly dickly," as seen in a May 24th, 2024, post by X[2] user @gothamhiphop that read, "J. Cole is throwing out bad s3x bars on commercial tracks. 2015 is back 🙏🏼" The post gathered over 16,000 likes in four days (seen below, left).

On May 26th, X[3] user @rieaoadhd made a post mocking J. Cole's verse as well, gathering over 47,000 likes in two days (seen below, right).

Joey Follow @gothamhiphop Kendrick is active again, DJ Mustard is active again, Drake is beefing with major artists, J. Cole is throwing out bad s3x bars on commercial tracks. 2015 is back Jah Talks Music @JahTalksMusic · May 24 Oh man... She said she was gay until I slayed, now she strictly dickly CASH COBAIN & J. COLE, "GRIPPY" 2:10 PM May 24, 2024 839.4K Views GENIUS jarealcan @rieaoadhd it's... it's... it's... hmmm..... grippy! grippy! • 12:26 PM May 26, 2024 1.3M Views : ...

In the following days, various TikTokers made videos set to J. Cole's verse on "Grippy," typically to disparage him for hopping on the track. For example, TikToker[4] @itsnatalietran posted a video set to J. Cole's verse on May 26th that gathered over 1 million views and 200,000 likes in two days (seen below, left).

Also on May 26th, 2024, TikToker[5] @sagitterrorisst posted a video set to the verse, gathering over 2 million views and 500,000 likes in two days (seen below, right).


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[1] YouTube – Cash Cobain

[2] X – gothamhiphop

[3] X – rieaoadhd

[4]  TikTok – itsnatalietran

[5] TikTok – sagitterrorisst

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