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Fake MrBeast

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Updated Jul 10, 2023 at 08:51AM EDT by Philipp.

Added Dec 06, 2022 at 02:27PM EST by Philipp.

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Rap Battle MrBeast YTPMVs, also known as Fake Mr Beast, refers to a series of YouTube Poop memes based on a clip of YouTuber Skitzy portraying MrBeast in a parody rap battle video. Gaining initial popularity in April 2022, the remix format maintained a presence on YouTube and Twitter through 2022.

Origin

On November 29th, 2021, YouTube[1] channel Freshy Kanal uploaded a parody rap battle video titled "Squid Game vs. MrBeast – Rap Battle! – ft. Cam Steady & Mike Choe," in which YouTubers Skitzy and Mike Choe portrayed YouTuber MrBeast and character Seong Gi-Hun from the Squid Game television series. In the beginning of the video, MrBeast is introduced, with Skitzy smiling and leaning towards the camera and the announced shouting, "Mister Beast!" The video accumulated over 580,000 views in one year (shown below).



On January 17th, 2022, YouTuber[2] miiwii2 posted the earliest found YouTube Poop meme based on the clip; a remix of "Fallen Down" by Toby Fox from the Undertale soundtrack, which gained over 54,000 views in one year (shown below).



Predecessor

Epic Rap Battles Of History Barack Obama Remixes

Epic Rap Battles Of History Barack Obama Remixes are a parody and remix series based on the intro scene to an Epic Rap Battles Of History episode, which is used as a source in YouTube Poop Music Videos.



Spread

The clip did not see further use until April 14th, 2022, when Twitter and YouTube user LegoJKL uploaded a Deltarune YTPMV based on it. The video received over 18,000 views on YouTube[3] and 3,300 views on Twitter[4] in eight months (shown below, left). On April 23rd, LegoJKL posted another Deltarune YTPMV that accumulated over 10,000 views on YouTube[5] and 750 retweets, 3,300 likes and 36,100 views on Twitter[6] in the same period (shown below, right).



Starting in April 2022, the YTPMV format started spreading on Twitter and YouTube. For example, on April 27th, 2022, YouTuber[7] cyanide posted a remix of "Cats on Mars" by The Seatbelts that gained over 10,800 views on YouTube in eight months. Also on April 27th, content creator KnightOfGames uploaded a remix that gained over 38,000 views on YouTube[8] and 42,600 views on Twitter[9] in the same period (shown below, right).



The remix format maintained popularity through 2022, with the clip also being used for shitposting purposes.

On December 12th, Twitter[10] user @DiscordRB, who worked behind the scenes on the video, shared a greenscreen template for the meme.

Interview With GotFunnyPictures

On January 18th, 2023, GotFunnyPictures published an interview with Skitzy about the meme.[11]

Meeting WIth MrBeast

On January 15th, 2023, Skitzy met with the real MrBeast. That day, he posted a photo of himself and MrBeast on Twitter,[12] writing, "I MET MR BEAST" garnering over 272,000 likes and 27,000 retweets in five days. @MrBeast posted a video of them together on TikTok,[13] garnering over 42 million views in the same span of time (shown below).

@mrbeast I just met the real MrBeast 😳 w/ @Skitzy ♬ sonido original – Platano_perturbado_fuifui

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