Taking the stage with the pop hit “Love the Way You Lie,” Liza Soberano surprised fans as she not only sang the chorus by Rihanna, but also took on the rap by Eminem in a video that has gone viral on social media.
The nearly four-minute video shows Soberano drawing cheers with her unexpected take on the rap portion, flawlessly delivering the rapid-fire lyrics with vigor.
The clip was uploaded on Facebook by fan page Stan in August 2018, and in recent days regained wide traction that has pushed the reactions to nearly 100,000, with some 4,500 comments and almost 60,000 shares.
Prior, the same video was uploaded on YouTube as early as April 2018 by one Andrea Rivera. Minus the social platform of Facebook, that upload only garnered some 7,000 views over the months.
The performance took place during the “LizQuen Live in Legazpi” concert at Ibalong Centrum last April 21.
In November, Soberano similarly became the subject of a meme prompted by a viral video of her taking on the “What’s in the Box” challenge, where she unflinchingly touched insects and worms.
As in the case of that viral video, Soberano rapping appears to have triggered fascination anew, with fans pointing out that she’s yet again defied expectations in light of her famously delicate beauty.