Desiigner only has one setting: hype.
The upstart rapper has taken every opportunity to turn performances of his No. 1 hit “Panda” into a party. Things didn’t change at Sunday’s BET Awards in Los Angeles. Desiigner took to the stage and emphatically rapped his track, complemented by energetic dancing, dabbing, and a brief detour into the crowd. Despite this being the rapper’s go-to routine in “Panda” sessions, the totality of of the performance surprised some attendees.
Take the rapper Fabolous’ reaction, for example. Nineteen-year-old Desiigner appeared near him while dancing through the audience and seemed to have shocked Fabolous.
Fab was just peeking at his cell for a moment, he tweeted later, only to have the full “Panda” experience appear right next to him.
Viewers from home then ran wild with images of Desiigner mid-move, turning the moment into the night’s best meme. Take a look at some of the best captions.
See the full list of BET Award winners here.