A woman somberly saying “30,000” has taken over FYPs everywhere and featured in over 100,000 videos. The snippet is being used to describe any situation where “30,000” is simply too much. Whether it’s a $30,000 price tag or 30,000 DMs, the short soundbite is popular because it applies to so many situations.
Where does the “30,000” sound on TikTok come from?
The original sound is from the YouTube channel 8 Passengers, which has over 2.34 million subscribers and follows a family of vloggers. In a 2017 video, the family matriarch discovered that fixing her kitchen after some serious smoke damage would cost $30,000.