Michael Jordan wearing a black kangrol hat and lifting headphones off his ears

Michael Jordan Jamming Out

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Michael Jordan Jamming Out is a video remix series featuring a clip from the 2020 sports documentary series The Last Dance of its subject, Michael Jordan, listening to headphones. Online, some have replaced the clip's soundtrack with other music for a humorous effect.


On May 17th, 2020, ESPN aired the 10th episode of the documentary series The Last Dance. In the episode, Jordan walks on to his team's bus listening to headphones. After nodding his head and dancing to himself, another player asks what he's listening to. He responds, "Kenny Lattimore."

That day, some posted the clip on Twitter. For example, Twitter user @adelleplaton shared the clip with the caption "jordan with that kenny lattimore exclusive." The post received more than 129,000 views, 2,900 likes and 780 retweets in less than one week (shown below).


The following day, the Twitter account Michael Jordan Jamming Out launched, posting the first video of Jordan listening to "Mr. Brightside" by The Killers. the post received more than 327,000 views, 10,000 likes and 3,100 retweets in less than two days (shown below).

On May 18th, Twitter user @ContentKINGG shared a remix of the video of Jordan making it seem like he is listening to Playboi Carti (shown below). The post was later shared by the media outlet Complex,[1] where it received more than 157,000 views, 8,800 likes and 2,300 retweets in less than one week.

Several media outlets covered the meme, including Complex,[2] NBC.[3] Men's Health,[4] USA Today,[5] AL.comp[6] and more.

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