Origin Edit

The original video was posted on Instagram by user WelvenDaGreat. The video is of himself speaking on the phone to his friend telling him a joke that "Deez Nuts" arrived in the mail. The video went viral on Instagram gaining over 58,000 likes in a month. "Deez Nuts" was also told by Darius Benson.

Origin of joke Edit

The origin of the joke itself is believed to be from Dr. Dre's 1992 debut album The Chronic from a song titled "Deeez Nuuuts". Warren G can be heard at the start of the song telling a #DeezNuts joke.[1]

On Vine Edit

Thousands of parodies, remixes and sound dubs were made on Vine using the Vine trend with various popular Viners joining in on the trend. On April 11, YouTube channel Co Vine uploaded a Vine compilation of the trend which has reached over 1,900,000 views.[2]

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