I wanna create a thread called #GifHistory. Send a gif that you want to know the backstory to and we’ll try to find the original video.
First up: t.co/KyFAw3Co3N
The original video is from a rap battle on Desawn Raw’s youtube channel from his alter ego Supa Hot Fire. t.co/tf1lWl5upk
His Youtube Channel: t.co/Qh7ET2hcYT
This is from the URL (Ultimate Rap League) Rap Battle: Conceited vs Jesse Jamez
Here’s a link to the original video: t.co/LwbS7jaFqp
This Michelle Obama gif was from BET’s « Love & Happiness » musical celebration at the White House honoring the Obamas.
Michelle was rocking out to The Roots & Jill Scott performing « You Got Me » live.
This comes from the Meme King Chae Hyungwon from the K-Pop Group @OfficialMonstaX. This was during the Kangnam Fansign Event.
#MonBebes #GifHistory t.co/Ap1ogfGCon
From an episode of Yogi Oki Doki’s Yoga Farm.
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Can’t find the video but here’s an article about it t.co/eV3nu9CxM7
Heat great Alonzo Mourning explains why he is acting so sad in that famous GIF of him both shaking his head and nodding.
This epic side eye was from an audience member at the Wendy Williams show during a segment where she was talking about Khloe Kardashian’s Daddy Drama.
This gif is from the 1992 American Music Awards where Natalie Cole won the award for Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist. Whitney Houston was in the crowd showing love.
This is from an episode 11 of season 1 of the Wire where Stringer tells Wee Bey that the woman he shot was a cop. t.co/SqzcSJKCRg
This kid got mistaken for Terio in a Popeyes and hilarity ensued. This was a Vine classic.
This is from a funny @Buzzfeed video that @quintabrunson was in titled « When he tells you to chill » t.co/moDde10UW0
From Italian Spiderman Trailer
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This is from a great @Vine from the disappearing God Retro Spectro & @youfunnyb titled « When you not tryna to get jumped »
This video is from a TMZ video of Rihanna clowning a TMZ photographer
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This is from season 1 of Flavor Of Love where New York clowns Hottie for saying she looks like Beyonce.
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This video is from the website Giant Bomb. They run a regular series called Unprofessional Fridays, where they stream games and talk about them. The original video that started the meme happened during a stream of the game Starbound.
Look at the top left corner.
This is Da’Vonne Rogers from Season 17 of Big Brother
Video is from Coldplay’s Lovers In Japan BBC Concert.
Video of Jay-z nodding his head is 21 seconds in
This gif is from actor Kayode Ewumi portraying the character Reece Simpson (a.k.a. “Roll Safe”) in the web series Hood Documentary.
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