In the wake of BET Hip-Hop Awards, the competitors on Lip Sync Battle raised the bar for anybody who would dare step on stage and cover a hip hop classic. Remy Ma did her thing as Busta Rhymes, T-Pain got the crowd on their feet as Ludacris, Anika Noni Rose blew the crowd away as Anderson .Paak, and Jay Pharaoh shut it down as Kanye.
If you wanna do your thing the way our competitors did, it all comes down to song choice. Here, the squad talks about why they performed the songs they did, and below is a list of the songs that are guaranteed to get the crowd hype.
You could even just cut to Nikki's verse since it's the catchiest part: "just to *race* with Chyna."
Half the crowd will be Shmoney dancing. The other half will be chanting the lyrics. "'BOUT A WEEK AGO!"
It's likely that the crowd will know every lyric, so feel free to rely on them if you miss a beat.
One of Future's most recent and iconic anthems. Things will definitely get hype.
Another one where everyone will know the lyrics, and the collective adrenaline in the room will be on 100 by the time they "thought you were finished."
In case you haven't seen what happens when there's a lit performance of "Bad And Boujee" underway:
Because this is Cardi's time, and you're guaranteed to get a response from the crowd. For pointers, see Cardi's Hip-Hop Awards performance here.