Great Job, Internet!: A 68-year-old Scottish Viner gets her Drake on, and it’s transcendent

Drake truly belongs to the world. His music transcends age, race, nationality, and socioeconomic status. Nowhere is that clearer than in the swift rise of unlikely Vine star Bette Reynolds, a 68-year-old Scottish woman who has garnered over 18 million loops with her brief, deadpan, spoken-word covers of Drizzy’s best-known hits. In a typical example of her work, Reynolds stands in the doorway of her home and recites the first two lines of “Started From The Bottom” while a bagpipe rendition of “Scotland The Brave” plays softly in the background. “Started from the bottom now we’re here,” Reynolds intones, her stoic expression betraying nothing. “Started from the bottom now my whole team here.”

It’s the weird kind of incongruity that the internet loves. Who is this woman, and why is she reading Drake lyrics on Vine? What mysterious forces in the universe aligned to make this series …

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