Fleetwood Mac’s Mick Fleetwood simply made all our TikTok goals come true.
On Sunday, the rock legend, 73, joined the Gen Z-facing social media platform for a sole goal. He re-created the viral video of TikTok star Nathan Apodaca skateboarding down an Idaho freeway whereas ingesting Ocean Spray Cran-Raspberry juice and jamming to Fleetwood Mac’s basic hit “Desires.”
“@420doggface208 had it proper,” Fleetwood captioned his tackle the “Desires” problem, referring to Apodaca’s TikTok deal with. Fleetwood’s video sees him gliding previous some bushes whereas sipping his personal bottle of Ocean Spray Cran-Raspberry. “Desires and Cranberry simply hits completely different.”
Inside hours, Apodaca responded to Fleetwood’s tribute, tweeting, “Past blessed @fleetwoodmac @mickfleetwood thanks for Regular Vibin,” with some on-brand, live-long-and-prosper and shaka emojis.
Final week, the Los Angeles Occasions connected with Apodaca, who works as a laborer at a potato warehouse and a “camp crew” firefighter in Idaho when he isn’t setting the most recent TikTok development.
His authentic “Desires” video, which has amassed greater than 22.2 million views and 4.2 million likes on the platform, has additionally significantly boosted streams and gross sales for the Fleetwood Mac tune.
After Apodaca posted his “Desires” video on Sept. 25, Fleetwood Mac’s official Twitter account shared it the following day with an endorsement: “We love this!”
“Everyone at all times says, ‘do extra skating movies.’ … I simply do me, mainly,” Apodaca instructed The Occasions of his social media fame. “And it places smiles on faces. And that’s what makes me comfortable about it.”
These smiles are contagious. Fleetwood wasn’t the one TikToker to do the “Doggface Problem” over the weekend. Instagram influencer Kiel James Patrick — identified for his cozy, New England aesthetic — posted a “spooky vibe” model on Saturday, that includes a jack-o’-lantern and a refined nod to Apodaca’s feather tattoo.
The TikTok problem appears to have taken off, reaching past a youthful core viewers to anybody in want of a quarantine pick-me-up. TikTok person @average_joe38, for example, shared a video of his grandpa — who he stated “wished to vibe” with Apodaca — however can’t skateboard. He used a motorized scooter as an alternative.