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Michael Dapaah, likely more well-known now by his comedic rapper alter ego, Big Shaq, has just taken another step into turning his viral "The Ting Goes" freestyle into a full-fledged rap sensation. On Wednesday (Oct. 25), just a bit over a month after dropping the freestyle's song incarnation, "Mans Not Hot," Big Shaq dropped an official video for the track.

In the new video, which was directed by Marv Brown, Shaq takes his talents to South Beach, as he hits the 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards, which were held in Miami this year. Throughout the vid, Shaq takes us everywhere as he showcases his over-exaggerated rap gestures as he kicks it with his crew.

At some points of the vid, he's posted up on the beach. At others, he's kicking it on the red carpet with the likes of Lil Yachty, DJ Khaled, Waka Flocka and Jim Jones. Khaled even takes time to appear in a video with him, delivering a few of his signature lines about setting goals and shutting down the haters.

While Shaq linking with Khaled and Lil Boat is definitely cool, the best part of the video comes in when Shaq's infinitely meme-worthy gunshot onomatopoeias pop up. Just as he's spitting the lyrics, we're transported to the moment he's performing the track in concert, and the audience screams the entire mock-gun sounds along with him. Big Shaq for the win.

Check out Big Shaq's "Mans Not Hot" video for yourself below.

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