The latest social media challenge doesn’t involve splashing ice buckets for charity (good) or eating Tide Pods for stupidity (bad) — but it’s still pretty dangerous.
Shortly after Drake released his latest album, fans began celebrating the rapper’s new music by dancing on camera to his current single, a track called In My Feelings.
They’re not just grooving in their rooms, though: Many of them are taking part in what’s being called the #InMyFeelingsChallenge, in which they get out of a still-moving car and dance alongside the open door, as a driver continues to roll down the block and record them on camera.
Trending: Social media users are taking part in the #InMyFeelingsChallenge
Dangerous: Many are hopping out of moving cars and dancing alongside them as they continue to roll
The song: They groove to Drake’s current single, In My Feelings, off his new album
Fave: They all pick the same part of the song but do their own dances as they walk alongside the moving car
Yikes! What’s even more dangerous is it seems the person in the driver’s seat is recording
The challenge wasn’t even inspired by Drake himself, who does no such thing in the music video for the song.
Rather, it’s a spin-off of a video posted by online personality Shiggy, who has 1.4 million followers on Instagram.
On June 29, Shiggy uploaded a clip of himself in a pink sweatshirt and sweatpants, dancing on the street in the dark. It was filmed from inside the car, as Shiggy danced just outside the passenger side door.
He used the hashtags #DoTheShiggy and #InMyFeelings — and it quickly caught on.
Soon, others were posting similar videos of themselves dancing to the song, tuned up to about the same part.
Growing: More and more fans have shared short clips on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag
Beginning: The trend started with Shiggy, an online personality with 1.4 million Instagram followers who did his own version of the dance
Star power: Shiggy is a big fan of Drake and posted this picture of them together on Instagram
Copying: While some have followed suit with similar stationary videos, others have upped the ante with the moving videos
Everybody: Both men and women have joined in the fun, with varying levels of skill
All over: The trend has spread all the way around the world
Some people aren’t even doing it on empty streets, and other cars and people are seen nearby
Men and women have shared short clips of themselves, which start out inside the car as they sing and move to the music.
They then climb out, leaving the door open, and dance next to the passenger side — as the person in the driver’s seat is presumably recording.
Being on social media, though, many people have upped the challenge, hopping of the car while it’s still moving.
The cars keep rolling down the street as they walk and dance in time to the music beside it.
While the rolling car clips are certainly the most dangerous, some people partaking in the challenge are in fact putting safety first.
Celeb time! Several celebrities, including NFL player Odell Beckham, Jr., have done it as well
Dancer: Ciara showed off her dance moves, hopping out of a parked car and doing her routine in a park
Traveler: Will Smith did a strange version, climbing up on a bridge in Budapest
Love it! The Fab Five of Queer Eye all danced to the song together
DJ Khaled did his version at a pool while hanging in a swimsuit
Funny: Congresswoman Joyce Beatty of Ohio’s Third Congressional District even made a video, though she admitted she didn’t know what it was about
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty of Ohio’s Third Congressional District even made a video, referencing the lyrics and admitting that she doesn’t ‘know who Keke is but I want her to vote next November.’
Odell Beckham Jr. has also jumped out of his car for a video, while Ciara danced after getting out of a parked car near a park.
Will Smith did a dance to the song on a bridge in Budapest, DJ Khaled did it by his pool, and the Fab Five from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy did it inside.