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This Week in Hot Gen Z Trends

Week of March 29th

We’re sharing the biggest trends in Gen Z’s world this week. Want these trends sent directly to your inbox? Sign up for The Screenshot, our weekly Gen Z insights newsletter.

Lil Nas X’s new song has us SHOOK!

Lil Nas X finally released his song, Montero (Call Me By Your Name), and the video? Let’s just say our jaws being on the floor is not an overstatement. He’s made one governor mad, got 33m views on YouTube in three days and spawned hundreds of memes – the impact is real!

Thought TikTok couldn’t get more absurd? We’ve got news.

A drag musical of Tiger King on TikTok was greenlit by Netflix to celebrate a year of the TV show… truly wild. Take a look for yourself.

⏫ 15 years since this Gen Z fave popstar came to our screens…

Miley Cyrus published a heartfelt letter to Hannah Montana to reminisce 15 years since the show aired, and we all cried. Our childhood really is over!

Suez Canal crisis losing cash? At least the meme economy is going!

A cargo ship stuck in a canal near the desert plains of the Middle East with hundred others backing up losing billions of dollars is the ultimate meme. Check out the best here!

⏬ The viral Shrimp Cinnamon guy is cancelled before his 15 mins is over.

The husband of a mildly-famous TV actress complains about finding shrimp tails in his Cinnamon Crunch cereal, the internet has a collective laugh, memes are aplenty, then we find out there are multiple allegations of abuse against him. All of that in three days.

A White Boy Summer? We’ll pass.

Chet Hanks told the internet he thinks 2021 will  be a White Boy Summer. Is he meme-ing or is he for real? Not sure, but Alexa play Hot Girl Summer by Megan Thee Stallion.


JUV Consulting is a Gen Z collective that works with companies to create purpose-driven and authentic marketing campaigns that engage young audiences. Contact us at info@juvconsulting.com if you would like to learn how to reach Gen Z, or sign up for our weekly newsletter, The Screenshot, to get Gen Z insights straight to your inbox.

Jawwad Mustafa is the Director of The Screenshot Newsletter. He’s always got a drink in hand - either peppermint tea, peach iced tea or a vanilla latte. If you see him with anything else, you’ll really need to vote for him as The Imposter. You can find his creativity on Instagram at @JawwadTheCreator.