What’s Your ‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ About This New Viral Phrase?
The phrase has left many on the Internet in a flurry about its exact meaning.
The phrase has left many on the Internet in a flurry about its exact meaning.(Photo Courtesy: iStock/Altered by The Quint)

What’s Your ‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ About This New Viral Phrase?

Has Twitter managed to confuse you these past few days? It sure has us confused!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have come across the phrase ‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’, which was trending on Twitter. The phrase has left many in a flurry about its exact meaning.

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Where Does ‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ Come From?

After fishing around a bit, we found out that ‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’, in fact, has various meanings, multiple origins, and spellings!

While Dictionary.com describes it as a “nonsensical phrase” made popular by a Ghanian rapper, Know Your Meme says that it’s a Hawaiian term that means “I’ll hit you”.

‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ as explained by Know Your Meme.
‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ as explained by Know Your Meme.
(Photo Courtesy: Screenshot/Know Your Meme)
‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ as explained by Dictionary.com.
‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ as explained by Dictionary.com.
(Photo Courtesy: Screenshot/Dictionary.com)

Kawoula Beov, a Ghanian singer, used the phrase in his song “Daavi Neba”, in April 2019. At the time, it had birthed another internet challenge where people filmed themselves attempting to sing the lyrics.

The Long and Short of It

Despite the many meanings, the phrase is currently being used on Twitter in a particular manner — to ask what a person thinks regarding a particular subject.

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Despite the common usage, the debate regarding the meaning of ‘Sco Pa Tu Mana’ goes on!

What do you think the phrase means? Tell us in the comments.

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