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Is The “In My Feelings” (Keke) Challenge Taking Over The Internet?

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Step aside, Mannequin Challenge. This year has brought a new viral sensation to town — the “In My Feelings” Challenge — and it requires a bit more effort than simply standing still while “Black Beatles” plays in the background. This popular dance craze has been sweeping the internet, with thousands of social media users including celebrities sharing videos doing the same exact same moves to the tune of Drake’s hit Scorpion song “In My Feelings.” So what exactly is the “In My Feelings” Challenge, and where did it originate? Let’s break it down real quick, shall we?

Each time I scroll on Instagram, thousands of videos of girls, boys and celebrities dancing to the song while a car is moving.

In just a few weeks, more than 79,000 posts have populated the #InMyFeelingsChallenge hashtag on Instagram, but it all started with Instagram user theshiggyshow. On June 29, the widely followed comedian shared a video of himself dancing (or “doing the shiggy,” as he calls it) in the street and using moves that perfectly synced up to Drake’s lyrics. When Drake sang, “Kiki, do you love me?” he made a heart gesture with his hands, and he made a driving motion with his arms for the “Are you riding?” line of the song.

Since that original video was posted, it spread like wildfire, and everyone from Will Smith to Sterling K. Brown started getting in on the dance challenge, mimicking the moves flawlessly.

Egyptian influencers too started posting memes and doing the “In My Feelings Challenge” including Mohamed Mekawy and he’s killin’ it!

Drake surprised fans at by doing his own “In My Feelings” dance challenge at London’s Wireless music festival in Finsbury Park.

Who Is KB In Drake’s Song ‘In My Feelings, you ask? While performing the ‘Scorpion’ song for the first time, the Canadian rapper dropped his microphone on stage and showed off his best moves.

Drizzy is also rumoured to be shooting an official music video for the song, which will be directed by Karena Evans, who also directed music videos for ‘God’s Plan’ and ‘Nice For What’.

Like its predecessors, the “Mannequin Challenge” and the “Running Man Challenge,” the “In My Feelings Challenge” has also become a hit with celebs, garnering videos from the likes of Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson, Odell Beckham Jr., Lala Anthony, Kevin Hart, and more.

Drake‘s “In My Feelings” was the third record off of Scorpion to earn a No. 1 placement on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

On Monday night, Shiggy got to meet Drizzy Drake himself for the first time. The Toronto artist thanked Shiggy for his work and creating the dance craze. “Man got me a No. 1 record today. Oh my God!,” exclaimed Drake. Shiggy then joked and said that the 6 God owes him a check for the success.

Have you tried showing off your flawless dance moves on the “In My Feelings” song by Drake yet? In other words, have you tried the Keke Challenge yet? If not, then what are you waiting for?!

“Kiki, do you love me?”

Nadia Haitham, who is a sixteen year old teenager, fantasizes and creates images in people’s minds using written words. She has always admired the idea of writing ever since she was a little girl with piggy tails and somehow, she’s chasing her dream! Nadia is currently an IGCSE student in The Continental School Of Cairo and she’s in the eleventh grade. They say Nadia is too young but she asks repeatedly, “if I don’t start now, then when?!” She blows her candles on the fifteenth of July, her zodiac sign is Cancer and she’s Egyptian. In 2015, she has written her first completed book that’s called, “Love Of A Teenage Girl” which is published on a writing website called, Wattpad. She has won several awards for the book which she’s planning to publish in the future. Nadia has also written a few other books and created quotes of her own but she hasn’t completed them yet but she’s planning to. She’s into music and learning something new every single day using the help of the social media world. She believes that writing is an underestimated art, it’s exactly like painting colorful images in people’s minds by using words of black and white.

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6 Saudi Influencers You Need to Start Following

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The Kingdom has surely changed drastically over the past years, giving the chance for content creators to shine and follow in the promising steps of their country.

From fashion, lifestyle to fitness and traveling, here are the Saudi influencers you should keep on your radar, they are the content creators worth following!

Lama Alakeel

Lama Al-Akeel is a Jeddah-based beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger, her success started at a very young age when she reached more than 400,000 followers at the age of twenty four! In the first glimpse of her timeline, you can really tell how she’s doing an impressive job working with the fashion industry’s top-notch designers and brands.

Rahma Moharrak

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After my epic swim in the Devil’s Pool, I asked the guides if they could help me find a good vantage point to view Victoria Falls. It’s 108m high at the center, and the power and majesty of the Falls is incredible. The more I explore it, the more I appreciate why it was originally called Mosi-oa-Tunya, "The Smoke That Thunders," in Lozi. Despite how beautiful everything was, by far the most beautiful thing was the kindness and hospitality of the Zambian people, including the staff from @royallivingstone_anantara. I cannot imagine experiencing this with anyone better! #shotoniphone11pro #zambia #travel #adventure #worldnomad #victoriafalls بعد السباحة الملحمية في ديفلز بول، سألت المرشدين إن كان بوسعهم مساعدتي في العثور على نقطة مراقبة جيدة لمشاهدة شلالات فيكتوريا. تُعدّ تلك الشلالات بارتفاعها البالغ 108 أمتار في الوسط، فضلًا عن قوتها ومهابتها أمرًا مذهلًا. وكلما استكشفتها، زاد تقديري لسبب تسميتها بالأصل موزي أو تونيا، "الدخان المرعد" في لوزي. على الرغم من مدى روعة كل شيء، كان أجمل شيء إلى حد ما هو لطف الشعب الزامبي وكرم ضيافته، بما في ذلك الموظفون في رويال ليفينجستون-أنانتارا royallivingstone_anantara@. لا أستطيع أن أتخيل هذه التجربة مع أي شخص أفضل.

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She is as she says ‘a graphic designer by trade. World nomad by passion.’ She is also the first Saudi woman to summit the highest peak in the seven continents. She has achieved a lot and at a very young age, she has been named Emirates Woman of the year 2016 and won international lays flavor contest in Brazil. She collaborated with prestigious brands including Nike, Coca Cola and Burberry.

Abdullah Jumah

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غزلان الرنة وإلا كلاب الهاسكي ؟ 🐕🦌 من المغامرات الثلجية الممتعة في منطقة لابلاند اكتشاف الغابات اللي تكسوها الثلوج على مزلاجات خشبية تجرها غزلان الرنة أو كلاب الهاسكي! . جرّبت الثنتين اليوم…أي وحدة حبيتوها أكثر؟ 😍 ❄️ . كلها جزء من زيارتي لمنتجع @kakslauttanen_arctic_resort في شمال فنلندا Reindeers VS Huskies 🦌🐕 Nothing like exploring #Lapland forests on reindeers or huskies sleds! Which one you liked the most from my today’s adventures? ❄️😍 . All part of my stay at the amazing @kakslauttanen_arctic_resort

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His timeline is pure travel goals for anyone who dreams of traveling the world and its technically everyone’s dream to do so! Jumah is Saudi Arabia’s leading travel author and a partner in mode studio. Talk about both career and lifestyle goals!

Amal Baatia

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All is better in Black 🌑

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This fitness maniac is a world pull-ups Championship 2019, an investment manager, a cross-fit coach and on top of all that, a mother of two! So, you practically have no excuse not to follow in her steps and start your healthy journey right now!
Her Amalbfitness Studio is located in Jeddah.

Arwa El Benawi

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IT’S LULU TIME! ✨ SHOT BY @holgamaniac

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Arwa Al Banawy was born in Saudi Arabia, spent years in Switzerland and is now based in Dubai. Her designs are known to have elaborate prints that are inspired from diverse sources that eventually make a one of a kind piece. The designer is currently one of the most known designers in the Middle East and has showcased her empowering designs in several arenas including Dubai’s Fashion Forward and Saudi’s Fashion Week, she has also dressed a number of international A-listers.

Tareq AlHarbi

 

AlHarbi is an award-winning Saudi-born comedian who is currently based in Dubai, with more than 8 million followers! The comedian is surely going places, making people laugh their hearts out.

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Women Will Represent 33% of the G20 Summit attendees in Riyadh

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Women will account for one third of the attendees of the Business 20 (B20) summit that will take place in November in Riyadh.

CEO and chairman of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC) Yousef Al-Benyan said during an opening speech at the B20 Saudi Arabia inception that female contingency of the 640 delegates representing 20 countries is “the highest ever in all B20s.”

The B20 summit is part of the 15th annual G20 leaders’ summit which will be held for the very first time in Riyadh from November 21st till 22nd.

The event will shed the light on topics regarding gender equality in the hope of increasing the female employment in the business sector and in leadership roles as well.

“The aim of B20 in Saudi Arabia is to ensure that the voice of a global business is heard and addressed by the G20 leaders,” Al-Benyan said.

“To do this, we need B20 Saudi Arabia intended to be inclusive, impactable and for sure differentiative,” Al-Benyan added.

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Saudi Arabia Named Among Top Countries For Developing Economic Role of Women

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The Kingdom has been named as one of the world’s most transformative nations for enhancing and developing the economic role of women in the society.

According to the annual report “Women, Business, and the Law” that is conducted by the World’s Bank, it shows that the Kingdom comes among the top 190 countries for achievements done related to involving the female power in economic development and entrepreneurship.

According to the 2020 report, the Kingdom has scored 70.6 out of 100 for progress achieved in the integration of women into the labor market. These findings have placed Saudi Arabia as the top country among Gulf states, and second in the Arab world for meeting the criteria.

The study also shows the significant development that the Kingdom has achieved successfully in six indicators including mobility, workplace, marriage, childcare, entrepreneurship, and retirement.

“The number has increased sufficiently with rapid growth. I believe that inclusiveness and diversity are two key factors to any successful entity.” Wadha Bin Zarah, the women empowerment director at the Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), said.

“Among the G20 countries, Saudi Arabia has scored the highest growth in the participation of women in the workforce. Moreover, recruitment and human resources practices have never shown any discrimination against women when it comes to wages. One scale is used for all, and any benefits are calculated on merit, not sex.” She added.

This aligns with the 2030 vision of Saudi Arabia that aims at giving equal chances for women and pushing them into taking leadership roles.

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