Eddie Murphy is no stranger to a microphone – and it’s not just when he’s doing stand-up comedy.
The Hollywood celebrity is best known for his acting roles in films like Coming to America, Dreamgirls,Dr Dolittle and Beverly Hills Cop.
But in amongst his film and TV roles, he released a string of music including the 1985 hit-single ‘Party All The Time’ and 1989 song ‘Put Your Mouth on Me’ – not to mention his (low key cringey) song ‘Whatzupwitu’ featuring Michael Jackson.
But it seems not everyone knew about his singing career.
The revelation was so shocking to some that “Eddie Murphy” was trending on Twitter in the United States, as videos of him singing circulated across social media.
It seems to have started making traction online when Twitter user @throwback_mr shared a clip from ‘Party All The Time’ on Friday:
At the time of writing, it’s received over 85,000 likes and more than 30,000 retweets (including quote tweets of people in disbelief).
As a result, it started trending:
But it was clear a lot of people didn’t know about Murphy’s singing career:
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