New Orleans rapper Mystikal is trending on Twitter after a clip of a woman coming face to face with a brown bear in her backyard went viral.
The video shows the bear attempting to fight off four smaller dogs before the girl runs out to push the wild animal over the brick wall.
After watching the video, fans began quoting lyrics from Mystikal’s “On Da Spot” freestyle during an appearance on a radio show in 2012. Using his harsh and signature voice, he raps, “If you ever see me fighting in the forest with a grizzly bear, HELP THE BEAR! Cuz that [bear] gon need it.”
Fans reacted to the viral video on Twitter, including some who gave Mystikal his flowers for telling the world how to prepare for a grizzly encounter.
“All these years and Mystikal was proven right as far as if you ever have an encounter with a bear,” tweeted one fan, while another said, “Mystikal is somewhere proud. Help the bear!”
Another fan wrote, “Mystikal has 24 hours to respond.”
Mystikal came up in the late ’90s and early 2000s as an artist on Master P‘s No Limit Record label. The rapper is widely known for Billboard Hot 100 hits such as “Danger (Been So Long)” featuring Niveaand “Bouncin’ Back (Bumpin’ Me Against the Wall),” the latter of which appeared on Mystikal’s 2001 album, Tarantula.
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