What Does “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” Actually Mean?

A BuzzFeed special investigation from Corpus Christi, Texas.

So, we all know the classic Selena masterpiece “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom,” right?

If you don't know the song… shame on you. It was released 1994 in Selena's hit album Amor Prohibido. It's highly regarded as one of Selena's most popular songs, peaking at #1 on Billboard Hot Latin Tracks.

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BIDI BIDI BOM BOM.
BIDI BIDI BOM BOM.
BIDIBIDIBIDIBIDIBIDI BOM BOM.
BIDIBIDIBIDIBIDIBIDI BOM BOM.

While listening to the song for the 2,458,343th time, I wondered, “What does Bidi Bidi Bom Bom ACTUALLY mean?”

While listening to the song for the 2,458,343th time, I wondered, "What does Bidi Bidi Bom Bom ACTUALLY mean?"

It's catchy. It's fun to say. But seriously… what are those words that vibrate out of Selena's grandiose vocal chords? What do they actually mean?

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