Update January 2021: Rest in Paradise, SOPHIE. You literally changed music.
SOPHIE is a trans icon in music, but also a great source of memes. She started as a fairly mysterious entity in the PC Music scene, though was never officially signed to the label. Still, SOPHIE has become a huge success in her own right, producing for Madonna, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga.
Is this Sophie?
SOPHIE’s hair is iconic and stunning. The video for It’s Okay to Cry puts this carrot top on full display. The shitposters of the world photoshop this wig on to anything that moves and ceaselessly ask the question “is this Sophie?” after the is this a pigeon meme.
SOPHIE face shopping memes
SOPHIE’s music video for Faceshopping is intense. It should come with an epilepsy warning but it doesn’t. The video has spawned a series of visual gags related to SOPHIE. Any glitchy or discombobulated face pic paired with the choppy lyrics from the song and you’ve got yourself a meme!
SOPHIE pots and pans memes
SOPHIE’s unique and noisy style naturally lends itself to meme-making. SOPHIE memes about the pot and pan noises are some of the most laugh out loud funny because they tend to be the most absurdist. Here are some good ones from Twitter.
Other SOPHIE Memes
In the world of shitposting, the memes evolve and cross pollinate too quickly to even document. Below are some other great SOPHIE memes that overlap across categories. The most notable meme is the And I Oop meme (started by Jasmine Master) and then amplified by VSCO girl memes. All you need to understand is the abbreviation to SOPHIE’s debut album Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides.