Budweiser Reimagines Iconic 'Whassup' Ad to Encourage Quarantine Check-Ins

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union and other celebs appear in the 90-second spot

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It seems that we’ve hit a point with quarantine where even the most introverted among us are ready for some in-person social interaction. As the days turn into weeks and months with no certain end date in sight, it’s easy to get a bit down about all this.

So more than ever, we need each other. To remind us all to keep checking in, especially during those slumps, Budweiser created a new rendition of its classic 1999 “Whassup” ad, this time featuring a star-studded cast: NBA superstar Dwyane Wade, actor Gabrielle Union, Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh, two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker and DJ D-Nice all chime in with the iconic refrain in the 90-second spot.




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