Rae Sremmurd Execute Perfect Mannequin Challenge
— Swae Lee Lee Swae (@iHipsterLee) November 4, 2016
The Mannequin challenge has taken the Internet by storm. Now, it's Rae Sremmurd's turn to get in on the fun, and the hip-hop duo executes the stunt perfectly.
You can view the brief video above via Swae Lee's official Twitter account. The video takes place at a show in Denver, and the clip opens with everybody frozen on stage as Rae Sremmurd's smash hit "Black Beatles" begins to play. The camera then pans over to the crowd, where every audience member is doing their best mannequin impression, as well. All of a sudden, Swae Lee, Slim Jxmmi and the rest of the crew jump into action, and the audience goes crazy. The Sremm Life II tour looks pretty wild. A lot of the #MannequinChallenge videos that pop up on the Internet feature "Black Beatles," so it makes sense that Rae Sremmurd would put their own spin on it.
In case you missed it, go back and check out the music video for “Black Beatles,” which was easily the best track on their latest album SremmLife 2. Producer Mike WiLL Made-It makes a cameo, as does Gucci Mane, who delivers a terrific guest verse. A few months back, the “No Flex Zone” duo appeared on ESPN’s Highly Questionable and told the story of how they got kicked out of their mom’s house in 2012.
Swae Lee says, “I think most of the time it was cause we came in late and we had school the next morning. We came in late we’d just be loud making songs, making beats on Fruity Loops. We had a lot of energy.” The duo was promoting the aforementioned SremmLife 2, which debuted at no. 7 on the Billboard Album 200 chart back in August. The 14-track project contains guest features from Kodak Black, Lil Jon, Juicy J and more.
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