Planking was cool in 2010, we had the Ice Bucket Challenge two years ago and now Mannequin Challenge videos are sweeping the web.

What is the Mannequin Challenge?

The Mannequin Challenge is a viral video craze featuring people imitating mannequins and freezing for the camera while music playing in the background. Many people are sharing videos using the hashtag #MannequinChallenge.

What is the Mannequin Challenge song?

The music heard playing in the background of most clips is Rae Sremmurd’s Black Beatles featuring Gucci Mane.

At a concert in Denver, the American hip hop duo acknowledged the challenge by telling the audience to remain completely still as they recorded their own #MannequinChallenge.

Where did the Mannequin Challenge start?

Teenagers in the United States began performing the Mannequin Challenge in high schools in last month, the clip below was one of the first posted.

The craze has gone viral since the start of November and now thousands have posted their own videos online.
-Telegraph