Thats’s gonna be a ‘no’ from me dawg is an online catchphrase, used for cutting short a conversation with someone.
It usually comes in the form of a GIF or an image macro, depicting Randy Jackson, paired with the caption.
Although it is Randy Jackson sitting among the judges of American Idol, associated with the quote, he never actually said the phrase on show.
The meme started circulating around on the web following 2010, in the form of GIFs or image macros, depicting the musician, paired with the words “That’s gonna be a ‘no’ from me dawg”.
Following 2016, discussions started online whether Randy Jackson actually said the phrase on American Idol or not.
On November 14th, 2019, Cameo uploaded a video to YouTube, with the musician telling an anecdote, leaving “That’s gonna be a ‘no’ from me dawg” as the punchline.
The phrase was first defined on Urban Dictionary on December 23rd, 2019.
- Urban Dictionary – That’s gonna be a no from me, dawg