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Hip-Hop Star Helps Re-Launch Chex Mix Bagel Chip

By Robert McHugh
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US snack brand Chex Mix has announced it has teamed up with hip-hop star, Sir Mix-a-Lot, in bringing the bagel chip back to the Traditional Chex Mix offering, according to parent company General Mills.

To promote the launch, Sir Mix-A-Lot, is releasing a remix of his hit 'Baby Got Back' for the first time in the song’s 30-year history.

The snack-inspired remix and corresponding music video is entitled 'Bagel is Back.'

'Bagel Got Back'

In a statement, Chex Mix claimed it launched the collaboration after years of calls, petitions, and social media pleas. The music video was produced by award-winning director DAPS and features nostalgia enthusiast and content creator, Chrissy Allen.

“Chex Mix fans have been calling for the return of the bagel chip for years and we knew when the time came that we needed to bring it back in a big way,” said brand experience manager for Chex Mix, Stephanie Lensing.

"We’re thrilled to be partnering with mix master, Sir Mix-a-Lot, to not only bring back the bagel chip but to also drop a remix to his legendary song in its honour," she added.

Fans can catch the 'Bagel is Back' song and video by visiting chexmix.com and YouTube.

"You can’t name a better duo than Chex Mix and Sir Mix-A-Lot. But something was missing, we needed another hit in the membership, and knew we had to bring back the bagel chip—with a remix," said Sir Mix-a-Lot. "Chex Mix has always been a go-to snack for me, so I'm excited to collaborate on a remix to celebrate the return of this iconic piece."

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