Typically the challenges involve a mob of people, but McCartney shared his of him casually standing solo at the piano as Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles" played in the background. Of course, the legendary singer made sure to stand still during the verse in the song where the duo actually name drops him and raps, ""Black Beatle, bitch, me and Paul McCartney related."
"Love those Black Beatles #MannequinChallenge," he captioned the post. Well played, Paul McCartney.
The flash-mob challenge videos have been pretty much popping up everywhere since it first started back in October. Everyone is getting involved from Destiny's Child to the former Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. Young Thug even recruited the staff of his private jet for one pretty epic take while also previewing a new song with 21 Savage. Carpool Karaoke hero and late night host, James Corden, also shared a pretty lengthy and legendary one that involved his entire show's crew and audience through his CBS studio stage.
The new viral video has also benefited the track's artists Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Mane in a big way. Over the past week, the song jumped from No. 16 into the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10's No. 9 spot, earning both rappers their first top 10 hit. Meanwhile, the song has seen a huge surge on streaming services from Spotify to Pandora who both reported significant rise in streaming numbers. "This week alone, it has racked up over 8.8 million spins and over 1.2 Million Pandora listeners gave the track a thumbs up," a Pandora rep confirmed to Fader on Monday.