If you’re an active TikTok viewer, or simply someone on the internet, you’ve likely seen or heard the “Corn Song” sometime in the past few weeks.
Released by musical quartet the Gregory Brothers through their YouTube channel Schmoyoho, the “Corn Song” is all over our FYPs. The Gregory Brothers are also the creators of the viral “Chrissy Wake Up” sound that previously trended.
The sound’s origins lie in an interview conducted by Recess Therapy, a popular social media interview series with children ages 2 to 9 by Julian Shapiro-Barnum. Enter: Tariq, the Corn Kid.
On August 4, Shapiro-Barnum interviewed Tariq, who was holding a half-eaten corn cob on a stick. The original video opens with Tariq stating proudly, “For me… I really like corn. Ever since I was told that corn was real, it tasted good!”
In the (adorable) original video, which gained 1.4M likes on Instagram, Tariq goes on to explain his passion for the yellow vegetable, telling Shapiro-Barnum “I can’t imagine a more beautiful thing.”
With the help of autotune and inspiration from Tariq’s pure love of corn, The Gregory Brothers created the now viral audio remixing his statements about corn on Recess Therapy.
Since the “Corn Song” was released, it has amassed millions of views, with around 290.9K videos posted under the sound on TikTok. Creators on the app are using the sound to express their love for various things — from girl’s nights in to the color green. Here are 17 of the funniest TikToks using the “Corn Song.”
- A cat’s love for cucumber
Adorable cat videos never get old.
Who doesn’t love HC?
- The perks of working from home
Really, what’s not to like?
- Mascara galore
@katiehub.org shares her extensive mascara collection, noting that she “cannot live without it.”
- Millennial Bosses get “Gen Z-ified”
Rumor has it that the Nate staff is still going over the “Corn Song” presentation.
- Nicole’s luck with celebs
We’re definitely not jealous.
- Getting sexy (on camera)
Intimacy Coordinator Jessica Steinrock shares a little about how sex scenes are choreographed for film and television.
- Girls night in
What’s better than a girl’s night out? A girl’s night in, complete with some wine, a rom-com, and maybe even a dance party,
- Put it in ink
@maddzak, who posts regularly floating in the ocean, shares a recent encounter with an octopus.
- Green machine
Chrissy from @myromehome shares her affinity for the color green in home decor.
Need I say more?
- The corn song itself
Now we’re getting a little meta. Love it or hate it, the Corn Song may be here to stay, at least for a while (after all, it has the juice).
@sophiaadeso is tempting us with cute, pumpkin-spice ready fall decor.
- Big, natural hair
Model and creator @aliana_king shares her love for her natural hair with the “Corn Song.”
- Running = Happiness
Running isn’t for everyone, but it is for @renee.noe.
- NYC Apartment Goals
@titatots shares her stunning NYC apartment, complete with three stories and a rooftop patio with city views.
- Visits from the boyfriend
It can be hard being far from your boyfriend or girlfriend while away at university, which makes it all the more special when they visit. @katiefeeneyy gets it.