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Bob the Drag Queen's 'Clap Black' Verse Is Iconic — You Must Watch

JULY 28 2020 

The thing about RuPaul's Drag Race is that it's truly the gift that keeps on giving. There are all of the Drag Race shows — we recently counted up nine — and then there's all of the other "content." You know like,Untucked, What Ya Packin, and The Pit Stop. These after shows build basically another hour on to each and every episode. Sometimes that extra footage honestly could have stayed in the editing room, but often there's true gems. The latest gem: Bob the Drag Queen spitting the verse that RuPaul's song "Clap Back" needed.

As the host of this season's The Pit Stop, Bob has been recapping All Stars 5 virtually. For the finale, she brought in fellow crown holder Jaida Essence Hall to go over the episode. Their banter is that great sort of off the cuff volleying that Ru loves to see in Snatch Game. But at one point, Hall puts the onus on Bob.

The pair had just finished critiquing the Main Stage performance to RuPaul's "Clap Back." 

"It's so hard," Hall said when asked for her favorite in the performance. "[Miz Cracker] brought the lyrics. I feel like she gave everything in the lyrics. But [Shea Coulee,] I feel like she had the hardest choreography so she worked it out in the choreography."

"In terms of this challenge, Cracker had no missteps," Bob responded. "Her look was great, her performance was great, her lyrics were great, her reveal was great; challenge specifically Cracker, for me, was the leader." The pair notably left out Jujubee, which Bob later pointed out.

"I would say Jujubee for face and hair," Hall added. We love a generous queen! But then, it was Bob's turn to lay down a verse and Ru, we are going to need this on Spotify immediately.

"I would be like, something like 'I went from rags to riches by straight gagging bitches, if I'm on Twitter talking shit then I am tagging bitches,'" she started. "Like, I'm trying to bring some version of that in my life!"

And while she stopped there on the episode, a few fans on social media have edited those lines in with a verse the performer had pre-wrote and said at the end of the episode. The result ... Black excellence.

Watch the full episode below.