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British DJ’s name triggers hilarious memes online, he also joins in the fun

Robert John Gorham, a DJ and popular music festival organiser, who goes by the name stage name Rob da Bank, recently went viral after appearing in a BBC interview.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 5, 2021 7:23:04 pm
rob da bank, english dj rob da bank, Camp Bestival, Camp Bestival organiser name meme, funny names memes, odd news, indian expressThe British DJ, too, loved how people turned his name into a meme.

What might become a fodder for memes on the internet is often hard to guess. Recently, a British DJ went viral after he appeared on BBC for an interview. However, instead of being offended, he, too, played along and joined in the fun, leaving everyone impressed online.

Robert John Gorham, a DJ and popular music festival organiser, recently went viral — not for any of his pictures or videos, but because of his name. Gorham, who goes by the name stage name Rob da Bank, is a curator of Camp Bestival music festival.

As he spoke to BBC about the ongoing festival at Lulworth Estate, more than anything else, it was his name that caught the attention of a Twitter user. Sharing a screenshot of a snippet from the interview, which showed his unique name, the user tried a witty wordplay suggesting how the conversation would proceed if he wanted to open a bank account.

As the tweet went viral, leaving many in splits, it also reached the musician and festival organiser himself. Delighted by the outcome, Gorham shared a screenshot of the post and wrote: “Finally I became a meme”.

The original post got a wider attention after the DJ himself shared it, with many commenting on the post wondering how his name has not triggered a meme fest yet. Others continued to have fun, coming up with their own entries to the meme game.

Since 2008, Camp Bestival has been held anually on the Lulworth Estate. However, it was cancelled last year due to the pandemic. According to the BBC, this edition of the festival is the biggest event in the region since lockdown restrictions were eased in the country.

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