Ever since TikTok user Dogg Face (real name Nathan Apocada) stole our hearts and soothed our souls last month with his viral clip soundtracked by Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams,” it’s been a whirlwind few weeks.
The Idaho native-turned-social media sensation’s video currently has more than 51 million views and almost nine million likes, and ever since he posted it, he’s gotten luxurious gifts, shout outs from Mick Fleetwood and Stevie Nicks and even has a Halloween costume available.
We’ve compiled a timeline of everything that has happened since the cheerful TikTok was uploaded. See below.
September 25, 2020 – @420doggface208 shares his “morning vibe”
The clip that started it all features the skateboarder cruising down a road, taking a swig of cranberry juice straight from the bottle and lip-syncing along to the 1977 hit. The TikTok quickly spread across the platform, with users finding comfort in the social media star’s breezy nature and the morning’s warm tones.
@420doggface208Morning vibe ##420souljahz ##ec ##feelinggood ##h2o ##cloud9 ##happyhippie ##worldpeace ##king ##peaceup ##merch ##tacos ##waterislife ##high ##morning ##710 ##cloud9♬ Dreams (2004 Remaster) – Fleetwood Mac
September 26, 2020 – Dogg Face gets Fleetwood Mac’s stamp of approval
“We love this!” the rock band tweeted, re-sharing the delightful video on their feed.
September 30, 2020 – “Dreams” gets a spike in streams
Thanks to Apodaca’s video, for the three-day period of Sept. 25 – Sept. 27, “Dreams” racked up 2.9 million on-demand U.S. streams and 3000 in digital download sales — numbers up 88.7% and 374%, respectively, from their totals in the prior three-day periods, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. (The song also climbed as high as No. 24 on Spotify’s US Daily chart on Sept. 27.)
October 4, 2020 – Mick Fleetwood recreates the TikTok
The Fleetwood Mac drummer gave a good-natured nod to Dogg Face, putting his own spin on the viral clip. “@420doggface208 had it right. Dreams and Cranberry just hits different,” he captioned his take, in which he is also seen skateboarding, drinking cranberry juice and lip-syncing with a grin to the camera.
@mickfleetwood@420doggface208 had it right. Dreams and Cranberry just hits different. ##Dreams ##CranberryDreams ##FleetwoodMac♬ Dreams (2004 Remaster) – Fleetwood Mac
October 5, 2020 – “Dreams” captures its largest streaming week ever
Following the rise of the video’s popularity, the classic 1977 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit garnered 8.47 million on-demand streams in the U.S. in the week ending Oct. 1, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. That sum is up 125% compared to the previous week (3.76 million).
“Dreams” also sold 7,000 downloads in the U.S. in the week ending Oct. 1 (up 584%) – its best sales week since the week ending July 24, 2011, when it sold 9,000.
October 6, 2020 – Apocada gets a gift from Ocean Spray
Dogg Face got to trade his board for a new set of wheels, when Ocean Spray gifted their No. 1 customer with his own cranberry red truck that came with Cran-Raspberry juice bottles in every compartment possible.