A 68-year-old woman from Scotland has become a social media star after posting videos of herself covering famous rappers on Vine.
Well, there's a sentence I didn't expect to write today.
Bette Reynolds is hip hop's unlikeliest new star after she took on popular Kanye West and Drake songs and filmed herself reciting the lyrics in her distinctive Scottish accent, with a bagpipe tune layered over the top. When it's explained like that, it sounds pretty bizarre. But trust us, she nails it.
Her videos are posted directly to Vine, the app that plays short six second videos on a loop. She fell into the lucrative business of online entertainment in possibly the most 21st century way ever — her son's a Vine star, so she thought she'd give it a go. Now, her videos have been played over 20 million times.
We don't quite know what we love more: her accent or her completely deadpan facial expression while she says things like "started from the bottom now my whole team's here."
For the moment, Reynolds is enjoying her new-found viral fame and plans to continue making videos for us all to enjoy.
"I’m always up for having fun and making people laugh, and my son, Brittlestar, has been working on Vine for awhile now," she told Mashable.
"He thought the idea of his Scottish mom reciting rap lyrics would be funny."
And it is.
Easily my favorite part of this story is Reynolds' justification for choosing to cover Drake songs. She says: "Absolutely [I'm a fan]. He’s a hometown boy who seems good to his mother."
Yes he does.
In no particular order, here are our three favorite of Reynolds' videos. You can watch more of her brilliance here.