Why Is Everyone Twerking It Like Miley?

This is SO 2013.
by Jacinda A. Lopez
Shares
Comment
http://cdn.cosmo.ph/

"Twerk It Like Miley" is probably the song stuck in your head right now.

Here's what you don't know about it: The song was released over a year ago by American singer Brandon Beal, featuring Danish singer Christopher (dude has no last name). "TILM" was obviously referring to Miley Cyrus and her twerking stint during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. The single never became a hit anywhereexcept Denmark. For, like, a week.

So why is this song suddenly so relevant in the Philippines? My guess is that Pinoys LOVE dance music and actively search for the newest dance craze. We had the “Macarena” in the '90s and “The Ketchup Song” in the 2000s, and it won’t be long before “TILM" becomes the defining dance craze of 2015.

Before twerking it like Miley becomes passé (and we all know it will be very, very soon), here are a few reference videos to keep you up to date:

The original song by Brandon Beal featuring Christopher:

The Dubsmash compilation with over 1M views on YouTube:

Maja Salvador and Enrique Gil's ASAP performance with over 5M views:

Follow Jacinda on Twitter.

Shares
Comment
Thoughts?
Be the first to comment. Join the Discussion Below!

COMMENTS

THE LATEST ON COSMO.PH