Apr 10, 2024 - News

Richmond students go viral on TikTok

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Students from Richmond Public Schools are going viral on TikTok for guessing the lyrics to famous songs from the '90s and early 2000s.

Why it matters: Nearly a half a million people have gotten to see how cool RPS students are — and that they didn't know Biggie Smalls' "Juicy," but we'll let that slide.

The big picture: YouTuber and actor Afo Oyeneyin went to Armstrong High School to do the "Finish the Lyrics" trend in which someone plays a song clip and another person takes the mic to, you guessed it, finish the lyrics.

  • The video shows students dancing along in the hallways, in classrooms, outside the football fields and on the basketball courts.

Among the 11 songs students had to know:

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