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What is the Legendary challenge on TikTok and how to do it

If you are following ‘Legendary’ on HBO Max, you know that the show has just been renewed for a season 2. The massively successful show has gathered a strong fan following, and this spills out into social media app TikTok.

A new challenge has graced the FYP of TikTokers worldwide; the Legendary challenge. Here is everything you need to know about it.

What is the Legendary challenge on TikTok

The Legendary challenge is based on the instantly famous ballroom dance show on HBO Max. The show follows the basic principle of a dance competition mixed with a ‘Step up’ like drama. While most shows concentrate on the choreography of it all, Legendary gives equal importance to the makeup, costumes, and personal lives of the contestants.

The Legendary challenge encourages TikTokers to glam up and dance like nobody is watching. There does seem to be a set choreography to the challenge which can be found by simply perusing through the hashtags.

The challenge claims that the goal is to be ‘Legendary and slay this choreo all the way down to the floor’.

Legendary challenge sound clip

Like most TikTok videos, the Legendary challenge has its unique sound clip that accompanies the choreography. The clip used is from the song Legendary by MikeQ & Ash B. The song is actually the theme song for the show itself and plays at the beginning of each episode. It seems fitting that this was the song chosen for the TikTok Legendary challenge.

The sound clip used has some slick beats that go well with the choreography set out for the challenge. The clip ends at the end of the chorus of the song. If you want to check out the song for yourself, click on the links below.

Legendary by MikeQ & Ash B: YouTube | Spotify | Google Play Music

The sound clip used for the challenge now has over one thousand videos using it. You can check it out yourself right here.

What is the Legendary challenge hashtag

The hashtag that started it all is #LegendaryChallenge. On TikTok, hashtags are like search engines. The help to narrow your search results. Tapping on the hashtag will bring up all videos that have that specific hashtag in their description.

In the case of the new challenge, the hashtag is #LegendaryChallenge which currently has over two billion views! The best way to learn the choreography of the challenge is to tap on the hashtag and check out the videos. Check out the hashtag for the challenge below.

#LegendaryChallenge

Legendary challenge popular videos

Here are some of the trending videos in the Legendary challenge. Some of these have hundreds of thousands of likes!

@justmaiko

The challenge? Be LEGENDARY!👀🔥 #LegendaryChallenge @legendaryhbomax @hbomax #ad

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

@legendaryhbomax

The challenge? Be LEGENDARY. Show us how you WERK the LegendaryChallenge, baby.

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

@niasioux

The challenge? Be LEGENDARY! Show me how you WERK that LegendaryChallenge, baby. @legendaryhbomax is now streaming on @hbomax. #ad

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

@bretmanrock

I’m literally obsess with @legendaryhbomax #legendarychallenge check out the show ! Streaming now on @hbomax

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

@legendaryhbomax

The House of Lanvin always rises to the challenge, honey. #LegendaryChallenge

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

@perezhilton

Video by @michelledweck.

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

@keke.janajah

I challenge you to be LEGENDARY! 🔥🤩 Show me how you WERK that LegendaryChallenge, baby. @legendaryhbomax is now streaming on @hbomax ! #ad

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

@kalaniballfree

Rate My Tricks! #LegendaryChallenge #ratethistiktok #basketball

♬ Legendary – MikeQ & Ash B.

How to do the Legendary challenge yourself

Well once you have the choreo down, it’s really quite easy. All you need to do is get the song for yourself and add the hashtag.

You can get the song by tapping on the song title in any of its videos and selecting ‘Use this sound’.

Now go ahead and record your video as you normally would. Don’t forget to add the hashtag #LegendaryChallenge.

Go ahead and wow your friends with your dance skills. And don’t forget to check out Legendary on HBO Max! If you have any queries, feel free to reach out to us in the comments below. 

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