‘Let’s go Brandon’ gains rap momentum on the music charts
A goof-turned-meme about President Joe Biden is topping the music charts.
Loza Alexander first went viral on TikTok after unleashing her rendition of a reporter flubbing a disparaging chant from a NASCAR crowd. His hip-hop remix of the incident – the ‘Go Brandon Let’s theme song’ – has garnered over 83,000 likes on the platform since its October 10 release.
The “Let’s go Brandon” chant originated from an Oct. 2 post-race interview an NBC News sportscaster conducted with NASCAR star Brandon Brown. The crowd behind the reporter repeatedly yelled, “F*** Joe Biden,” but she told the camera they were shouting, “go Let Brandon.” »
The hip-hop song topped Apple Music/its rap chart at No. 1 and entered at No. 2 on Apple’s list of top music songs, across all genres on Wednesday. He was only beaten by Adele “Easy on me.” »
TikTok RAPPER HIS ACCOUNT SAID FOR FROZEN WAS ‘BULLYED’ AFTER ‘LET’S GO BRANDON’ VIDEO WENT VIRAL
TikTok briefly froze Alexander’s account following the song’s debut, citing “bullying,” Alexander said.
“I didn’t know it was going to blow this big, but I had a feeling it was going to be something special because I noticed nobody else made a record, nobody else had tasted the voice ,” Alexander said Tuesday in an interview. “It just clicks into place. »
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This was not Alexander’s first foray into political music. He also premiered a song for conservative pundit Candace Owens in 2020.
“It was just a way to give people a sense of freedom,” he said. “All the anger that people felt -. It feels like being their voice instead of going out, going crazy, just listening to music and getting their frustration out. »