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How Shiggy’s “In My Feelings” Challenge Went Viral | I Went Viral

December 18, 2019

(light techno music) – Ready to get the
party started? (laughs) (typewriter clacking) Well my name is Shiggy and most people know
me for starting the Do The Shiggy challenge
to Drake’s In My Feeling. ♪ Kiki, do you love me ♪ ♪ Are you riding ♪ ♪ Say you’ll never ever
leave from beside me ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I want
ya, and I need ya ♪ – Whatever day the
album came out, right? It was the day after. So I was coming
from Long Island, I was out with my friend,
just hanging out and chilling. We’re just thinking
of video ideas and the song just
happened to come on. I never heard it before, that was the first time
me hearing the song, too. I didn’t really know what I
was gonna do ’til the video. And I just started
dancing to the words. Honestly, I was
just looking forward to just getting the
numbers on my page and it just did
way more than that. Odell Beckham Jr., he did it. And the thing about him doing
it is, when he posted it, he’s the one who
hashtagged Do The Shiggy. I was hype, because he did
all the extra hashtagging, gave me all the credit. But he’s the one who
started it as a challenge to make it more and bigger
and make it as a movement, rather than me just
posting a video on my page. ♪ Kiki, do you love me ♪ ♪ Are you riding ♪ ♪ Say you’ll never ever
leave from beside me ♪ ♪ ‘Cause I want ya ♪ – Will Smith had
this whole team here. He had a drone. Yeah, he always
do his videos big. So when Shade Room
finally reposted it, it was even bigger. Shade Room, that’s a
page that people wait to see certain things get on, so I had popular things,
but I don’t have anything that really everyone
followed me for, you know? I was in LA with my friend Ben. He was introducing me to Drake, he realized it was me
and he gave me a big hug and that’s when he said, “This is the guy who
made number one.” I was like I didn’t even know
the song went number one, ’cause the song went
number one that day. And one of the biggest
artists of the time can say listen this guy helped
me out with my song. For him to say that
at that time was big. That’s like helping out Mike
Jackson, know what I’m saying? He’s pretty big, it’s
a different level,
different scale. One of the things
I said is like, man you’ve got to
put me in a video. Listen I don’t care who he is. Drake, sir, we’re ready for you. (quirky guitar music) That moment was so dope,
’cause Drake, he’s funny. You know what I’m saying? – Go out, you can go outside. – I can go?
– Yeah. – Okay, I’m just
gonna sit right here and wait for you right here. And the chemistry we had
at that moment just like, it was so easy we did that
scene like one, two, three. It was just big too, ’cause it showed me off
my acting skills too, so it really helped me
out in that aspect, too. – [Drake] Just, if you’re
gonna stand outside, please. – Okay, you want me to go, okay. Want me to go?
– Get out of my beard. – They did say you need
ten minutes though, okay? Just ten, should be
about nine now, right? I’m like yeah man, I
gotta go on tour with you. One moment the
conversation was like yeah, it’s gonna happen,
it’s gonna happen. But the thing is, I didn’t
know when it was gonna happen. So the day I got the, “Yo,
today is the day, you ready?” I got it the day
before I was like, I was so nervous. When I first ran out on stage, people didn’t really know. But when the song dropped,
and then everybody sees me, the crowd goes crazy. Now I’m just in dance
mode inner instinct. And he brought me out
Madison Square Garden and the Barclays. To even be brought
out once is big, but to be brought out
twice is crazy, ridiculous. – I need to know Shiggy, you got the followers,
you got the likes, but is all of this
translating into money? – The breakfast club
interview, that was fun. It was nerve-wracking
’cause everybody’s afraid of how Charlamagne
will react to you. – The Give Shiggy
a Check Challenge. – Yeah, yeah.
– Do you feel like Drake owes you a check? – You’ve either gotta give
me the $250 or plus ASAP or you gotta let
that rumor go away, ’cause I ain’t get it yet.
– Nah yeah, nah, you know the
internet’s crazy man. – Yeah.
– Yeah, it’s crazy. I got you, though.
– You got me? – Yeah, I got you. – The downside of
going viral is, people are kinda
sorta, they simple. They like to see you
do the same things over and over and over
and over and over. But the thing, this
thing going so big. It’s like I can’t do this over
and over and over, I can’t. So it’s just like the tension and the expectations of
continuously going viral. That’s the only downfall of it. – How, how I’m a clown? How I’m a clown? How I’m a clown, tell
me how I’m a clown? Tell me, please. I would like to know,
how I’m a clown? I’m still trying
to process this. But at the same time,
I still have to wonder, or get ready for the
next step, ’cause. It’s like you really
have to top this, you know what I’m saying? It’s like going number one, you can’t really go back. – [Male Fan] I mean like what
you got coming up next, bro? – Hey, I don’t know, I’m just
trying to figure it out man. I’m just enjoying
life right now. – [Male Fan] How you don’t
know what you got next? – I mean I don’t know, I just, I haven’t really
thought about it. – [Male Fan] I don’t
understand how you don’t know– – I said I don’t know! I don’t know what’s next! I don’t know, I’m not
thinking about it. I’m thinking about what’s now. I don’t know! Man, back on the old block.
– Hey, what’s going on man? – Back on the old block
where it all started. Sup, Millie? – [All] Hey, yeah. – This is the spot where a
lot of videos go down at, so it feels kinda good to show
people where it started at, but for me, it’s regular. All the moves? Okay, cool, one second. Step on the penny. That’s a fresh move. And then, my knee’s
a little bad now. And then the other
one was like, uh. And just kinda like a
bounce, I was bouncing to it. And then I said ♪ Kiki, do you love me ♪ ♪ Are you riding ♪ ♪ Say you’ll never ever leave ♪ ♪ From beside me ♪ And after that, then I started getting light, getting crazy, then I did the same thing again. (arrow wooshing) Just, make sure you network. That’s the biggest
thing when you go viral. Even if you don’t go viral, just make sure you network. Befriend people, you
know what I’m saying? In this business, ’cause
a lot of people say there’s shady people
in the business. But at the same time,
there’s a lot of good people in the business that
are willing to help you and willing to see you succeed. So make sure you’re
always networking. Just, stay positive too. (upbeat ringing music)


  • Reply YouTuber Reviews April 17, 2019 at 5:53 pm

    How yall find dj akademics son??

  • Reply RockyRae Marie April 24, 2019 at 2:21 am

    @louisianaapple april do you love me are you riding said you’ll never ever leave from beside me ?cause I’m down always cause I’m down from you only ! #shiggy

  • Reply IZzwizZY May 2, 2019 at 5:14 am

    3:26 damn Charlamagne doing the shoulder dance a little too fast. lol

  • Reply April Asayfe May 8, 2019 at 1:59 am

    The fact they made him dance after him saying that was one of the downsides of fame ?????

  • Reply Myra Kelley May 22, 2019 at 5:07 am

    Who else new him b4 the in my feelings change

  • Reply T Dub May 23, 2019 at 5:28 am

    Am I the only one who thought this was Tiger Woods?

  • Reply Savagebootybuilder May 23, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    I'm so proud of him

  • Reply Angelic TroubleMaker May 24, 2019 at 4:35 am

    "My knees getting a liitle bad now…" really?! lol

  • Reply Alexis Rush May 24, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    Yall need to do the and “ I Oop- “ “ and Ive been waiting on you at the Doh!” Virals lol

  • Reply Valencia G May 25, 2019 at 12:56 am

    Awwwwww I love these viral videos makes me happy seeing these people go viral

  • Reply Lollipop Kid May 26, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    Shiggy been lit since vine if you ask me

  • Reply Trent Brown May 27, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    odell is just evverythannggggg

  • Reply JoeTheGreat08 June 1, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    Downside of going viral he cheated on his girl…. lmfaoooooooooooooooooo.. don’t let fame get to your head, especially viral fame

  • Reply Sincerely, A Lucy June 3, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    I’m trying to network with my YouTube channel. Check me out everyone. Subscribe ♥️

  • Reply dre day June 7, 2019 at 5:56 am

    Odb gay ass hell. And y'all no it

  • Reply MidwestCityGirl June 7, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    The best #IwentViral episodes so far that I’ve enjoyed were #ElijahConnor & #TokyoVanity

  • Reply Zaudi June 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    he looks like Cuba?

  • Reply JUSTNiNA NEEN June 8, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    My favorite Shiggy video before he became super popular was him dancing with flip flops in his basement! ????

  • Reply Victoria Ella June 8, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Drake shouldve cut him $1 million check.

  • Reply g jackson June 8, 2019 at 11:44 pm

    Bunch of sheep

  • Reply Shayla Ngo June 9, 2019 at 7:48 am

    Lol his video inspired ppl to almost die XD

  • Reply Tina June 9, 2019 at 11:54 am

    I'm glad they treated him well.

  • Reply Nisa Sunflower June 9, 2019 at 12:20 pm

    He went ham at Madison Square Garden!
    He can dance! Good personality!
    Acting skills! Intelligence!
    *You will go far!

  • Reply J RAE June 9, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    It's crazy because knew him from his gooch video, before this lol

  • Reply camcamsews June 10, 2019 at 3:03 am

    I just love watching him dance! And that smile is so viral

  • Reply She_is_She_ June 10, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    he looks like dj akademics

  • Reply AllThingsHippie #PeaceLoveHappiness June 10, 2019 at 7:14 pm

    He was viral before shiggy challenge

  • Reply AllThingsHippie #PeaceLoveHappiness June 10, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    Drake said you helped his song go number one….. he put u in the video but I want know did he pay you some of those millions of dollars

  • Reply Mandy Mandiee June 11, 2019 at 5:16 am

    Cool he my twin with makeup on

  • Reply Ayeram J June 12, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    I'm happy for Shiggy because he use to whine on ig everyday talkin bout how he was not where he wanted to be, barely pushing 900k, and not verified. I would be like "this guy needs to just chill and wait on his time ?" then boom one dumb a*s video and he's trending. Moral of the story; just chill, what's yours to come will come.

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  • Reply D Z June 15, 2019 at 9:58 am

    He still has a punchable face.. no cap

  • Reply Esta Qoey June 15, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    I din even know he started it,I thought it was Drake

  • Reply Pretty Lil humble girl June 17, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Shiggy has been going viral for years ! He was famous way before this challenge !

  • Reply Miss.Phoenixx June 20, 2019 at 9:40 pm

    I mean I knew who Shiggy was before..he was poppin on ig. I honestly hate the song lol but I like him and his style. I can’t wait to see what else he does.

  • Reply Honey S. June 25, 2019 at 1:22 pm

    ? when he started buggin talking about "I don't know what's next, I'm living in the moment" #thatpart

    Reminds me when ppl have they first child or get boo'd up

  • Reply Maxwell Grace June 28, 2019 at 4:47 pm

    So he started it damn i thought someone else did it

  • Reply Ventura Miller June 29, 2019 at 12:31 pm find them

  • Reply Kala B June 29, 2019 at 5:45 pm

    all these people who went viral say the same thing. they get tired of doing the same thing.

  • Reply tatiana Taylor June 29, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    I live in Long Island NY

  • Reply Love Nurtures June 30, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    Looks like Tiger Woods…?

  • Reply fitchgirl02 July 1, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Been viral

  • Reply bigwilly43729 July 1, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    Lmao, I dream of having the rhythm to do this shit.

  • Reply Nyleah Evans July 2, 2019 at 3:32 am

    just me or do shiggy look like smoothgio??

  • Reply spirit like tacos July 2, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    shiggy been viral bye ? y’all acting like he wasn’t already bomb

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  • Reply Maad Clouted July 3, 2019 at 1:04 am

    Who still here 2019 ?

  • Reply Leonel Cadet July 3, 2019 at 9:58 am

    Yo YouTube just made me sit for a 12 sec ads. Yahll buggin.

  • Reply harry sanchez July 3, 2019 at 2:24 pm

    Look what happened now he died down now everybody forgot about him loool ?????

  • Reply withApinchofSTEPH July 3, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    His smile is contagious

  • Reply Tori Collins July 4, 2019 at 5:44 am

    “Make sure that you network.” Wisest words.

  • Reply Christina Parisien July 4, 2019 at 8:20 am

    The "how Ima clown " to this day kills me ????????

  • Reply Mel Low July 5, 2019 at 3:03 am

    This don’t count he was already known on ig!

  • Reply Team Plant July 7, 2019 at 2:54 pm

    He's awesome. I always wondered where this came from. He has a great attitude and will go far.

  • Reply Gloria LinFamily July 9, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    He should for sure get checks that's the main point in going viral they go viral but don't get checks but certain folks do

  • Reply eyemme ohigho July 9, 2019 at 6:40 pm

    DJ shigademiks

  • Reply Melcome Jordan July 9, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    He Look like tiger woods

  • Reply Prince Gaming July 10, 2019 at 12:42 pm

    So we just gonna ignore the fact that Drake blew dude a kiss at 3:49 ?

  • Reply Amira H. July 10, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    Real ones know this clown from Vine and he’s HILARIOUS. He been going viral babe ??‍♀️

  • Reply RogeAngel July 11, 2019 at 1:06 am

    I thought he was already big before this, by going on Stephen A. Smith show and imitating him?

  • Reply DEEJAY PRINCE July 11, 2019 at 11:49 am

    The look on his after Drake said “ I got you “?

  • Reply HATE is a sign of ENVY July 12, 2019 at 12:21 am

    He done shiggyed his knees off damn

  • Reply killa killz July 12, 2019 at 1:29 am

    I hate that people keep saying he was famous off of this I been watching Shiggy on vine I feel as tho everybody late but me

  • Reply canela rosas July 13, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    ????? " how I'm a clown, tell me how I'mma clown"

  • Reply Mamu Ma July 13, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Dj Akademiks without the beard.

  • Reply Tracy Anne July 14, 2019 at 12:26 am

    He looks like a young Cuba Gooding Jr., I see it in his eyes.

  • Reply John Alonzo July 14, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Why do i find this idiot so fuckn annoying???? Like seriously i really want to punch him in his goofy ass face.

  • Reply mula cula July 14, 2019 at 7:38 pm

    So this is what BET is all about… giving attention to a viral video that was already populair with no added value to the black community or any community?‍♂️

  • Reply KidDynamite40 July 14, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    the modern day minstrel show

  • Reply MoneyGod vG July 20, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    That's like helping Mike Jackson ??

  • Reply J. J. August 2, 2019 at 4:13 am

    Reminds me of Cuba Gooding Jr. Very upbeat and smiley.

  • Reply MadWorld August 2, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    Ok so I'm just seeing the original dance creator now, NOW… Why would this pop up in my recommendations ??? YouTube don't rate me ?

  • Reply voxxy85 August 2, 2019 at 11:02 pm

    Aww Shiggy looks happy

  • Reply Pablo Beats August 3, 2019 at 11:49 pm

    Poor people

  • Reply rachel ben August 4, 2019 at 3:21 am

    I don’t think his intent was to compare Drake to M.J., I think he was describing his experience as feeling that big.

  • Reply Dina Darling August 4, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Go Odell! Go Odell! Go Odell!

  • Reply Leo Saan Henry August 6, 2019 at 10:13 am

    This type of movement that you call dance, isn't dance at all. It's a movement to a musical theme which has no style. I can only say that, if cannot dance at all, period, like when we say 'white people can't dance', well this is the answer to what they could do. For us to call it dance style, especially to try and make it creative to develop into a move to top it. you're crazy. That is dance going backward not forward. So when these styles go viral, and then you see people who can't dance doing it the same copied way. That just goes to show that when a dog runs round and around chasing its tail in a circle, you are only going to get dizzy trying to figure out how to get that dog to turn the other way round.

  • Reply Cora Cola August 10, 2019 at 2:06 am

    If you from NY you knew Shiggy way before KeKe dance

  • Reply queen bonnets August 13, 2019 at 4:55 am

    I was so happy for shiggy. been watching him for years like I cant wait for him to take off! he's so funny and creative. cant wait to see what's next for him

  • Reply Myrna Stallworth August 23, 2019 at 10:49 am

    Cutie pie

  • Reply Bro. Chronicles August 30, 2019 at 1:39 pm

    Who is this?

  • Reply Taju Alim August 31, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    Thanks for the free game bro, I always like to see success stories like these. I’m a screenwriter myself…

  • Reply CJ Raiford September 5, 2019 at 6:57 am

    I wanna know how much Drake broke him off for real. This song would have been shit without Shiggy. My damn doctor did the challenge.

  • Reply Grub Ciné September 5, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Congratulation Man ??

  • Reply Grub Ciné September 5, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Congratulation Man ??

  • Reply Grub Ciné September 5, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Congratulation Man ??

  • Reply Grub Ciné September 5, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    Congratulation Man ??

  • Reply Grub Ciné September 5, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    Congratulation Man ??

  • Reply LaDonna Smith September 8, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    I thought this was Tiger Woods ????

  • Reply Lasheika Jose September 19, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    Ciara Ciara Ciara & Will Smith. Those are all I see when I hear this song

  • Reply Don J September 26, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    the struggles of ig fame

  • Reply Jerome Clements September 29, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    The Steven A. Smith joint is crazy too.!!

  • Reply Adam October 10, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    So did Drake give him a check??

  • Reply stealthballer October 19, 2019 at 2:14 pm

    drake is a commercial scumbag with ghost writers.
    No, it's not like meeting literally the most imporatn pop star in history.

    Dear dumb kids,
    It doesn't go, the beatles, elvis, and then drake.

    You are morons.

  • Reply Armando Aguilar October 23, 2019 at 8:45 am

    Rip in 2019

  • Reply Kaylee Happyface October 30, 2019 at 8:35 pm


  • Reply Marie Edison November 12, 2019 at 3:40 am

    So Happy for him!!

  • Reply Harsh Operator November 13, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    Drake paid him 250 racks to make that "challenge". Wasnt a spur of the moment original idea.

  • Reply fr fr November 16, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    He said…I don't know what's next ???

  • Reply Divine December 13, 2019 at 2:55 am

    Shiggy was funny in the video too tho frfr????

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