The Internet has spoken: Pitbull is going to Alaska.
As the result of an online prank, the rapper is heading to the most-remote Walmart in the country, which is in Kodiak, Alaska. In the video above, Pitbull accepts his mission without complaint. Pitbull acknowledged that it’s “due to someone who thinks he was playing a prank” that he’s heading north, but added, “You gotta understand that I will go anywhere in the world for my fans.”
The rapper’s journey came about after David Thorpe and Jon Hendren of Something Awful hijacked a Walmart-hosted campaign last month for Energy Sheets, the caffeine-infused approximate of Listerine strips. The campaign promised fans whose city got the most “Likes” that Pitbull would visit their local Walmart. Thanks largely to Thorpe and Hendren’s efforts, the Kodiak Walmart’s Page now has more than 60,000 Facebook Likes — nearly 10 times the population of the entire island, according to 2010 census figures.
As the video above shows, Walmart employees in Kodiak are pumped. Meanwhile, Pitbull invited the pranksters to join him on his trip, and Thorpe crowed about his great success with a tweet reading, “Ever have one of those days where you get called out by @Pitbull and it’s not even noon?”