Move over Kylie Jenner challenge… A new internet phenomenon has 80’s babies excited to partake. Let’s take a stroll down R&B memory lane.. Who remembers Monica feat Missy Elliot’s hit single, “So Gone”?
In 2003 “So Gone” became Monica’s biggest commercial success in years, reaching number 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and the top of both the Hot R&B/ HipHop Singles & Tracks and Hot Dance Club Play charts
The “So Gone Challenge” is basically people all over social media remixing Monica’s classic rap verse. Celebrities like Kevin Hart, Dwayne Wade, Chance The Rapper, and even celebrity plastic surgeon, Dr. Miami have all joined in on the online fun.
This challenge gained so much popularity, it was only right for the originators of the song, Monica and Missy to participate and remake their original verse:
Dwayne Wade So Gone Challenge:
“03 it was my Dream 06 it was my team”
Chance the Rapper So Gone Challenge:
“I got the baddest chick on the planet. She aint mixed but people ask if she’s half Hispanic”
Kevin Hart So Gone Challenge:
“Pool’s in the back full of Pee” -I’m so DONE! LOL
Dr. Miami So Gone Challenge:
“You can keep your Care Credit because I got street cred”
Why So Gone?
According to Vulture, the challenge went viral once Chance the Rapper spit an ode to his girlfriend. When other celebrities decided to make their own versions, the challenge spread like wildfire and instantly became an internet sensation.
This Challenge was such a phenomenon, independent artists and everyone else were also compelled to join in on the fun. Below are a few videos of some talented folks who also participated.
Independent Artist So Gone Challenges:
Shawni Ladawn (@shawniladawn) :
Commerce Sargent (@iamcommerce):
Cashflow Harlem (@cashflowharlem) :
There are over 7million results on YouTube so far and the clips are becoming more creative in every new upload. So are you feeling inspired? Well grab a pen and pad and come up with your hottest ’16, upload it yo youtube and make sure to include the hashtag, #SoGoneChallenge!