Who started the Drop Challenge? Everything we know about it so far

There’s an Art and then there’s an Artist. Here, ‘Drop Challenge’ is the art and Astuko Okatsuka is the artist. And that’s how it all started.

It’s not been long since the social media app TikTok saw people dropping down abruptly. All of this with Beyonce’s song ‘Partition’ running in the background.


No wonder it became an instant hit and a challenge that people undertook widely, over all social media platforms.

Here’s how it got started

An American stand-up comedian, actress and podcaster, Atsuko Okatsuka posted a video captioned, “how low can you go” on TikTok, earlier this year.

In the video, she squats down to the beat of Beyonce’s song ‘Partition’ and every time she does it, she is gazing at the camera. And this notorious act became the Drop Challenge.

Soon enough, people from around the world started to participate in the challenge. Many came up with their own renditions of the challenge as well.

Even celebrities from around the world took part in the challenge. American actress and singer, Mandy Moore took the challenge to another level and here’s how it went.

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Camilla Cabello’s video performing the Drop Challenge was also quite absorbing. She made her entire team squat it down.

Tia Mowry, on other hand, pulled off the Drop Challenge quite well and put together the snippets of performing it on TikTok.

YouTuber and comedian Lilly Singh is next in line who hopped on the bandwagon called Drop Challenge and shared her video on TikTok completely slaying the trend.

And that was a long list of celebrities who zealously took part in the Drop challenge and made it a savvy trends of all time.

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Riya Madaan

Weaving a little bit of life into the articles I write. No, not really! That's not really possible for a trash writer like me but I still try. Apart from it, I skate, meditate and medicate. Also keep myself away from troubles as I age.