Hot girl summer may be delayed, but it is not denied!
Since most of the nation is stuck in the house due to a local government mandate, we have nothing but time! As The Root’s entertainment writer, I am here to be entertaining. Are you not entertained?!
Following the energy of viral dances created by black girls (shout-out to Jalaiah Harmon), Choreographer Keke (@queen.kekeeee) decided to give us the #SavageChallenge, set to Megan Thee Stallion’s song off of her new Suga mixtape called “Savage.”
Here is the tutorial, slowed-down, so you can learn it effectively:
Quarantine content! Hot Girl Self-Isolation!
Of course, the challenge blew the fuck up and everybody wanted a piece. From the creator’s namesake Keke Palmer to Marsai Martin, everyone and their mama (and daughter!) channeled their classy, bougie and ratchet, yuh! And yes, Meg did it, too.
Also, I made a point to do some investigative field reporting and do the challenge myself! That’s right, I had to get in on the fun, too. Get into my version, paying homage to Meg with the red wig:
Have you done the #SavageChallenge? Drop those links in the comments! If you haven’t tried it yet, now you have a fun weekend project!