Rae Sremmurd have had everyone from Hillary Clinton to Destiny’s Child and even Paul McCartney taking part of the Internet-crazed Mannequin Challenge with their infectious Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 single single “Black Beatles” featuring Gucci Mane.
In a recent interview with TMZ, Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee named their favorite Mannequin Challenges so far.
“I really like the one with Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian,” Slim Jxmmi said. “I like Michelle Obama. Shout out to Michelle Obama. Paul McCartney’s was awesome. It was so many. I probably haven’t seen all of ’em.”
When the Mississippi natives were asked about how if felt for The Beatles’ own Paul McCartney do the Mannequin Challenge, Swae Lee said, “It was the ultimate co-sign,” Swae Lee said.
“Me and him related,” Slim Jxmmi joined in. “I think he just confirmed that he’s my uncle.”
— Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) November 10, 2016
Knocking The Chainsmokers “Closer” from the top of the chart after a 12-week reign, “Black Beatles” quickly rose to the top of the charts thanks in part to the “Mannequin Challenge,” the latest online craze that has had the Internet going nuts over the past couple of weeks. People as diverse as high school kids, professional athletes and even politicians posting videos to social media of themselves looking as though they’ve been frozen in time.
“Black Beatles” was the official soundtrack to the challenge and has been accepted by accepted by everyone from Hillary Clinton to Destiny’s Child and even Paul McCartney. The single marks the first No. 1 hit for both Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Mane and has made the greatest one-week ascend on the charts (9 to 1) since Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” (53 to 1) last June.