Wah Gwan Delilah Drake and Snowd4y song.

Wah Gwan Delilah

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Updated Jun 04, 2024 at 12:54PM EDT by Zach.

Added Jun 04, 2024 at 10:19AM EDT by Owen.

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"Wah Gwan Delilah" refers to a song by Toronto rapper Snowd4y featuring fellow hip-hop artist Drake, which was released in early June 2024, shortly after the Kendrick Lamar vs. Drake feud. The song was a Toronto accent remix of "Hey There Delilah" by the Plain White T's and became the subject of memes and jokes on Twitter / X, Reddit and TikTok (among other social media sites) shortly after its release.

Origin

On June 3rd, 2024, rapper Snowd4y released the song "Wah Gwan Delilah" featuring Drake on SoundCloud,[1] receiving over 231,000 listens and 14,000 likes in a day (shown below).



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Soon after, on June 3rd, 2024, X[2] user @nfr_podcast tweeted a snippet of the song with Drake's verse, gaining over 25.3 million views and 23,000 likes in a day. Some original reactions questioned if the song was AI-generated, such as X[3] user @vidsthatgohard on June 3rd, who posted a The Boondocks clip captioned, "This isn’t AI ????" gaining over 5,100 likes in a day (shown below).


Viral quotes of the video also surfaced, like one shared by X[4] user @big_business_ on June 3rd, who said, "Nothing could’ve prepared me to what I was about to hear when I pressed play," receiving over 62,000 likes in a day (shown below, left).

Also on June 3rd, 2024, X[5] user @brndxix tweeted the GIF of Thanos taking Vision's infinity stone, writing, "kendrick taking j cole and drakes talent after beefing with them," receiving over 26,000 likes in less than a day (shown below, right).


Ahmed/The Ears/IG: BigBizTheGod * @big_business_ Nothing could've prepared me to what I was about to hear when I pressed play. NFR Podcast SNOWD4Y X DRAKE WAH GWAN DELILAH @nfr_podcast • 15h (HEY THERE DELILAH REMIX) Show more 0:37 • 7:28 PM ⚫ Jun 3, 2024 7M Views brandon* @brndxix. 11h kendrick taking j cole and drakes talent after beefing with them II GIF NFR Podcast@nfr_podcast. 15h SNOWD4Y X DRAKE WAH GWAN DELILAH (HEY THERE DELILAH REMIX) 0:45

Later on June 3rd, X[6] user @tayredacted tweeted a photo of British dancehall rapper M Dot R paired with the name of the song "Wah Gwan Delilah," gaining over 2,200 likes in a day (shown below).


Tay *redacted* @tayredacted Wah Gwan Delilah مل Tik Tok @ SVOCCX 9:06 PM Jun 3, 2024 103.4K Views SO FY

During the same timeframe, discourse about "Wah Gwan Delilah" surfaced on Reddit's /r/hiphopheads.[7]

Memes and reaction videos also spread on TikTok, like a video posted by TikToker[8] @zell4z on June 3rd, 2024, in which they gave the song a "0/10" score and wrote, "This should be the final nail in the coffin for Drake." The video received roughly 162,700 plays and 7,500 likes in a day (shown below).

@zell4z drake & snowd4y – wah gwan delilah #trackreview #music #drake #kendricklamar #rapbeef #hiphop #rap #pop #raptok #fyp ♬ Not Like Us – Kendrick Lamar

Various Examples


Ken Glizzy Jr. @JamesDGrambo Wah Gwan Delilah ... 9:10 PM Jun 3, 2024 275.4K Views • Cigmond @Cg24091 Wah Gwan Delilah ET OP AN : BET 8:48 PM ⚫ Jun 3, 2024 997K Views #FREECONGO ... Papi Chulo @teeh_kay1 Drake on Wah Gwan Delilah 8:39 PM Jun 3, 2024 330.6K Views

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External References

[1] SoundCloud – Wah Gwan Delilah

[2] X – @nfr_podcast

[3] X – @vidsthatgohard

[4] X – @big_business_

[5] X – @brndxix

[6] X – @tayredacted

[7] Reddit – /r/hiphopheads

[8] TikTok – @zell4z

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