Maybe it is the first time you heard of “Pull Up in the Sri Lanka” by some TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram users. You may be confused what’s the meaning, and wonder to know whether it is a song lyrics, its origin, and how to use it. This article will give you these answers in details.
Meaning of “Pull Up in the Sri Lanka”
The meaning of “Pull Up in the Sri Lanka” is someone tries to demonstrate their knowledge of a subject with confidence but only can say something basic or incorrect. Or you can understand that someone is confident in their ability to do something or know something while messing it up in showing.
Now it is a meme to express the humor of overconfidence and gaffes in a person who is overly confident in themselves but making mistakes or blunders as a result.
This type of humor often involves poking fun at people who think they are better or more capable than they actually are, and who make embarrassing mistakes because of their overconfidence. The humor comes from the contrast between the person’s inflated sense of their own abilities and the reality of their blunders.
How “Pull Up in the Sri Lanka” Come From
“Pull Up in the Sri Lanka” is a flubbing lyrics, which was first said by mistake by Wendy Osefo when she attended The Wendy Williams Show in Nov 2021.
During the show, guest host Michael Rapaport (an actor and comedian) asked Wendy Osefo (a reality TV star and political commentator) if she was a Nicki Minaj’s fan.
Osefo answered, “What? am I a Nicki fan?”. This implies that she is confused about why she was asked this question, and it also demonstrates she is Nicki’s fan.
Then she soon replied in the affirmative by attempting to recite lyrics “Pull up in the Sri Lanka” from Nicki Minaj’s “Monster” verse by Kanye West.
However, the lyrics “Pull up in the Sri Lanka” she rapped are wrong as she simply combined the first and last lyrics together, but omitted the middle lyrics. The right lyrics should be “Pull up in the monster, automobile gangsta. With a bad b***h that came from Sri Lanka”.
Osefo feels embarrassed but “Pull up in the Sri Lanka” meme goes viral.
How to Use “Pull Up in the Sri Lanka”
As “Pull Up in the Sri Lanka” originally from, it is used to flub lyrics to their favorite songs or change famous people’s quotes. Also, as what it means, it is used to express people’s attempting to demonstrate their knowledge of a subject with confidence but only can say something basic or incorrect.
Here are some use examples from social media:
@justinfukoo My boyfriend is my hype man now #farmer #tools #nickiminaj #hypebeast #mom #builder ♬ What? Am I? – akil elijah
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am i a obama fan?? i had a dream whattt!??
— i am reading all that (@LilNasX) December 3, 2021
am i a Beyoncé fan? all the single ladies get in formation! WHAT!? pic.twitter.com/QpDlLhF3T3
— ً (@rumiyonce) December 1, 2021