Monki (Doesn't Wear Any Pants) Sposato

Monki (Doesn't Wear Any Pants)

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Updated Jun 02, 2022 at 09:08PM EDT by Don.

Added Jun 02, 2022 at 04:32PM EDT by Owen.

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Monki (Doesn't Wear Any Pants) refers to a song about a man making love to his pet monkey, performed by the musician Sposato. Its most notable lyrics are, "Me and my monkey / Monkey doesn't wear any pants." The track was originally posted to YouTube in early 2020 but became a notable sound on TikTok in 2021 and 2022.

Origin

On January 10th, 2020, the meme rap song "Monki" by Sposato was posted to YouTube, where over the course of two years, it received roughly 896,500 views (shown below). At the 3:04-minute mark,[1] the lyrics, "Me and my monkey / Monkey doesn't wear any pants," are said by Sposato.



Spread

On June 5th, 2021, YouTuber[2] Luke Is a beast reposted the song on his channel, where it received over 2.3 million views within a year. This increase in engagement was inspired by its use as a sound on TikTok in mid-2021. For instance, on June 12th, 2021, TikToker[3] monkey_gang_boy posted a video of monkeys and used the song as the audio, earning roughly 30,200 plays and 1,300 likes in one year (shown below, left). On June 28th, 2021, TikToker[4] stay_.madlmao used the song for the CGI Monkeys Dancing video, earning roughly 156,900 plays and 6,300 likes in one year (shown below, right).


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/6972904635971489029
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/6979050156100439301

On April 21st, 2022, TikToker[5] .mymonkee posted a video of him throwing his squishy, toy monkey onto the ground where it stuck, earning roughly 22.7 million plays and 2.7 million likes in two months (shown below, left). On May 24th, 2022, TikToker[6] im.jaron posted a video of his dad eating a taco with a 3D GoPro angle, earning roughly 15.7 million plays and 3.3 million likes over the course of one week (shown below, right).


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7088953826975239429
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7101352417207258411

Various Examples


https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7064027819759750406
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/6982639492955966725
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7089397917282290949
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7093167335539756294
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7077499493763108138
https://www.tiktok.com/embed/v2/7065048798271409455

Search Interest

External References

[1] YouTube – 3:08

[2] YouTube – Luke Is a beast

[3] TikTok – @monkey_gang_boy

[4] TikTok – @stay_.madlmao

[5] TikTok – @.mymonkee

[6] TikTok – @im.jaron

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