Do you know what the stink face is or where it comes from? On April fifteenth, a video went viral on TikTok of a white Gen Z asking why it became normal for our generation to make a ugly face when we like something. In response, a black teenage musician named Vincent Thomas explained that what the person was actually talking about was something called the stank face. Vincent then went on to explain that the stank face origin in the funk era when black musicians especially bass players would really get into the music. The idea of black Americans using negative sensations to describe something that's really good is actually really old practice. If we go back to the first decade of the nineteen hundreds, there was a band led by Buddy Bolden which popularized a folk song named Funky Butt which described the smell of a sweaty impact auditorium. From there, the idea of something that smell bad became positively associated with music that people really enjoyed and you can see this from Give Up the Funk by the Parliament in 1975 all the way up to the stanky leg by the GS boys in 2,000 nine. I even remember a rapper once saying that if they write a verse and the audience doesn't make that face, then it's no good. Kahlil Greene x The Undefeated | The Origin of the "Stank Face", Freeform, 157359083152795, Download Facebook video and save them to your devices to play anytime for free"> Do you know what the stink face is or where it comes from? On April fifteenth, a video went viral on TikTok of a white Gen Z asking why it became normal for our generation to make a ugly face when we like something. In response, a black teenage musician named Vincent Thomas explained that what the person was actually talking about was something called the stank face. Vincent then went on to explain that the stank face origin in the funk era when black musicians especially bass players would really get into the music. The idea of black Americans using negative sensations to describe something that's really good is actually really old practice. If we go back to the first decade of the nineteen hundreds, there was a band led by Buddy Bolden which popularized a folk song named Funky Butt which described the smell of a sweaty impact auditorium. From there, the idea of something that smell bad became positively associated with music that people really enjoyed and you can see this from Give Up the Funk by the Parliament in 1975 all the way up to the stanky leg by the GS boys in 2,000 nine. I even remember a rapper once saying that if they write a verse and the audience doesn't make that face, then it's no good."> Do you know what the stink face is or where it comes from? On April fifteenth, a video went viral on TikTok of a white Gen Z asking why it became normal for our generation to make a ugly face when we like something. In response, a black teenage musician named Vincent Thomas explained that what the person was actually talking about was something called the stank face. Vincent then went on to explain that the stank face origin in the funk era when black musicians especially bass players would really get into the music. The idea of black Americans using negative sensations to describe something that's really good is actually really old practice. If we go back to the first decade of the nineteen hundreds, there was a band led by Buddy Bolden which popularized a folk song named Funky Butt which described the smell of a sweaty impact auditorium. From there, the idea of something that smell bad became positively associated with music that people really enjoyed and you can see this from Give Up the Funk by the Parliament in 1975 all the way up to the stanky leg by the GS boys in 2,000 nine. I even remember a rapper once saying that if they write a verse and the audience doesn't make that face, then it's no good." />

Kahlil Greene x The Undefeated | The Origin of the "Stank Face"

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Kahlil Greene is back to explain the origin of the "Stank Face" 馃ゴ and a brief history of Black culture ascribing "bad" phrases to things that are very...
Do you know what the stink face is or where it comes from? On April fifteenth, a video went viral on TikTok of a white Gen Z asking why it became normal for our generation to make a ugly face when we like something. In response, a black teenage musician named Vincent Thomas explained that what the person was actually talking about was something called the stank face. Vincent then went on to explain that the stank face origin in the funk era when black musicians especially bass players would really get into the music. The idea of black Americans using negative sensations to describe something that's really good is actually really old practice. If we go back to the first decade of the nineteen hundreds, there was a band led by Buddy Bolden which popularized a folk song named Funky Butt which described the smell of a sweaty impact auditorium. From there, the idea of something that smell bad became positively associated with music that people really enjoyed and you can see this from Give Up the Funk by the Parliament in 1975 all the way up to the stanky leg by the GS boys in 2,000 nine. I even remember a rapper once saying that if they write a verse and the audience doesn't make that face, then it's no good.

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