What does the "Lil Debbie" meme refer to?

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  1. ChorusCrackpot

    ChorusCrackpot Member

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    About a week ago I only just read about the Little Debbie marketing campaign where they suggested to cease one of their products. From there erupted a series of modified brand logos as memes, such as a "Little Diabeetus" picture, a "Little Dabbie" picture where Debbie has her face on her arm while the other is stuck out, Little Deb-HEEHEE with Michael Jackson superimposed.

    There's another (shown below) that has the original Little Debbie logo, then a "Lil Debbie" where Debbie has dyed waxy dreadlocks, big sunglasses, some odd purple bottle, a skull neck tattoo, what looks like braces on her teeth, odd hand signs with a ring on her finger, and smoking a joint.

    What in particular is this parody referring to? Or is it just a generic teenage subculture reference circa 1992-1994? I honestly don't get it.

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  2. EricPeterson

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    Dude that is sizzurp and a blunt.
     
  3. Pedro58

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    The one on the right is, I think, representing today's youth. You already figured it out. And memes are internet phenomena, so making perfect sense is not a requirement. It just has to be funny to one person.
     
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    I thought it was referencing something in particular, but I wasn't sure what. I just seem to get that "early 1990s grunge" vibe from it. I don't see it as today's youth circa 2018. Mind you I was only a young kid in the early 1990s, so my knowledge of culture in that period is a bit murky. I have better knowledge of earlier stuff because of reading history. For instance, Richard Dawkins coined the term "meme" back in the late 1970s, even though they have accelerated via the Internet and (dark) forums like 4chan.
     
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    I think it references the fact that it is impossible for a young, up'n comin' gangsta to let the world know that he's all hippity-hoppity unless he drops a "Lil" in front of his name.

    To wit, meet "Lil Dogg":

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    Lil Wayne:

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    King Lil G:


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    One would think that the congenital neck extension disorder would let them stand out. But no, one can't be a playa without the "Lil".
     
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    I never heard of Sizzurp until now.
     
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    Ah I see. Thanks for that!
     
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    And there is a lil debbie:
     
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    Ask your doctor if lobotomy is for you.

    "congenital neck extension disorder"
    :rotflmao
     
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    Refers to rappers like Lil Pump. Colored dreads, blunt, syrup, tattoos... Surely a TGP darling.
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    Ask your doctor if lobotomy is for you.
    Purple Drank
     
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    I prefer the innocent days of late 80s/early 90s gangster rap :anon
     
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    We on purple now? I’m behind again. What happened to Hennessy and Hypnotic? Such a pretty blue.
     
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    Would!!!

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    Lil Dump also has a rough case of CNED, which has apparently spread and is manifesting as a pronounced upper lip douchening:

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    Ah, my friend you have lived a sheltered life. Or I'm online way too much. Sizzurp, aka Purple Drank is made with the old codeine cough syrup.
     
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    Old white dudes trying to discuss modern black culture is always entertaining.
     

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