I Love Corn Kid Video Goes Viral On TikTok, Interview And Meme Explained

Tariq goes viral on TikTok and is now known as the corn kid.
Tariq goes viral on TikTok and is now known as the corn kid.( Source : cnet )


A kid name Tqriq has gone viral on tiktok, and he is also known as Corn Kid.

TikTok has been a platform where various things go viral, whether songs, dance moves, or people.

Similarly, a kid, Tariq, who loves corn a lot, enthusiastically shares his love for corn in an interview, and the video has gone viral On TikTok.

Quick Information

Real nameTariq
Known nameCorn Kid
Date of Birth2015
Age7 years old

I Love Corn Kid Video Goes Viral On TikTok

Tariq, also known as a corn kid, went viral on TikTok for his love for corn.

He was seen talking about how he loves corn, and his front tooth is missing in the video. He was in a park in Brooklyn where he was eating corn. He got interviewed by the people from Recess Therapy.

Tariq who is famously known as corn kid enjoying time on the playground.
Tariq who is famously known as corn kid enjoying time on the playground. ( Source : nytimes )

In the interview, he said that he loved corn, and everything changed for him when he ate corn with butter. He loved corn with butter and shared his love for corn in the interview while eating the corn.

Similarly, The Gregory Brothers are known for specializing in comedy music and pitch correction. They are known for creating viral musical videos, most notably the Winning song.

The song won a 2012 Comedy Award. The Gregory Brothers linked the snippets of the interview of Tariq loving corn with music in the Tiktok. The song went viral on the TikTok, and many people loved the song. Streaming royalties seem to have been divided into the Gregory Brothers and Tariq.

His interview and song video went viral in August, and people cannot get enough of Tariq's adorableness and love for corn.


When Did The 'I love Corn' Kid Gave An Interview?

The seven-year-old kid Tariq's life changed since his video of interview and song video went viral on TikTok.

Julian Shapiro-Barnum interviewed Tariq for the Instagram-based children's interview show called Recess Therapy.

The interview got posted on their Instagram account on August 4, and since then, the video has been liked by two million people till now. In the interview, Tariq went on and on about his love for corn and how he even fell in love with corn when he tried it with butter.

When asked to describe corn, he said it is a big lump with knobs, adding more compliments to corn by saying that he can't imagine a more beautiful thing.

Tariq getting interviewed by the Recess Therapy which goes viral on internet.
Tariq getting interviewed by the Recess Therapy which goes viral on internet. ( Source : instagram )

He also said to the viewers to have a corntastic day. When the video was posted, people liked his enthusiasm and liking for the corn, which went viral on various platforms like Tiktok, Instagram, and Twitter.

Due to the video being viral and being liked by many people, Tariq is now an internet megastar. He is seen giving interviews on US talk shows and news media outlets. Similarly, he also got the chance to meet the renowned Youtube content creator Mr. Beast.

Tariq also has a temporary account on Cameo set up by his family. He has also been interviewed by the New York Times, which gave details regarding his whereabouts and how he got interviewed by Recess Therapy.

Tariq As Cornbasdor Of South Dakota

According to teen vogue, Tariq has been announced as the official corn-bassador of South Dakota. Similarly, Governor Kristi Noem announced September 3, 2022, as Official Corn-bassador Tariq Day.

Tariq with his family in South Dakota to receive the honorary status of being Corn-bassador.
Tariq with his family in South Dakota to receive the honorary status of being Corn-bassador. ( Source : twitter )

South Dakota is one of the top corn producers, which has been providing nourishment across the globe. The governor also shared the boy's words that he recently discovered corn was real. The Governor wanted to note this outstanding young man, due to which she bestowed him of being the corn-bassador.

Tariq and his family traveled from New York to South Dakota for the honorary ceremony and celebration at the Corn Palace. The Governor also shared some photos of Tariq visiting the Corn Palace, which included him posing with the attraction's corn mascot. 

Similarly, Tariq was happy to visit South Dakota and visit their cornfields.


I Love Corn Kid Meme 

I Love Corn Kid Meme is taking the internet by storm.

The meme came into existence when Tariq's interview with Recess Therapy got viral. But it went more viral went the video got a musical remix on the Tiktok by The Gregory Brothers, who are active on Tiktok as schyomoho.

I love corn meme has been getting viral on platforms like TikTok and Twitter.
I love corn meme has been getting viral on platforms like TikTok and Twitter. ( Source : twitter )

Similarly, after the viral interview, Tariq was again seen in the Recess Therapy and doing corn dance with the host. The song was funny, and the dance was funny, so it became an instant meme that people started to share on the internet, and in this way, the meme was born.

Twitter has been flooded with the I love corn kid meme, and people are enjoying sharing and watching the meme.

 What Is The Corn Song On TikTok?

Corn Song On TikTok is the song that got born through the interview given by Tariq to Recess Therapy.

The Gregory brothers, who are active on TikTok as Schmoyoho, was the one to come up with the idea to make the corn song inspired by Tariq's interview. He used Tariq’s audio with a piano tune, which has made people addicted to it.

He has just arranged the music and audio in such a way it feels like Tariq is singing, with lines from the interview like It’s corn, a big lump of knobs, and imagine a more beautiful thing.

Corn song inspired from Tariq's interview has been going viral on Tiktok
Corn song inspired from Tariq's interview has been going viral on Tiktok ( Source : tiktok )

The song video was posted on Tiktok on August 19 and has got 78.69 million views with ten million likes in it. People are watching it and using the sound to make their own Tiktok videos, and the audio has been used one million times.

Similarly, Tariq also did a corn dance with his next interview, Recess therapy, and Schmoyoho had to make another song out of it, which got uploaded on September 3 and has got 2.4 million views, followed by 217.4 k lies in it.

Some FAQs

How Old is Tariq?

Tariq is seven years old.

What is Tariq famous for?

Tariq became viral for his love for corns.



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