The Oxford English Dictionary defines an 18th-century use of the word as a blend of "twist" and "jerk", which was reported by the BBC in conjunction with the black cultural context, but this seems to be an erroneous connection or a false cognate. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Twerking. Archived from the original on April 15, TTLadyLuscious Gave birth to a child. Popular video-sharing channels such as YouTube amplified interest since the advent of digital social media platforms. Two years later she was fatally shot, murdered during an Atlanta drug deal gone wrong. The word "twerking" first appeared on record in "Do the Jubilee All" by DJ Jubilee in , in which he chanted, "Twerk baby, twerk baby, twerk, twerk, twerk.
Braylee. Age: 26.
For other uses, see Twerk disambiguation.
Macy. Age: 22.
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Archived from the original on May 8, Mom-in-Chief " in Gosa, Travis L. Historically and currently, similar styles of booty-shaking are found throughout the continent of Africa as well as the African and Afro-Latin diaspora. In March , American pop singer Miley Cyrus posted a video on Facebook which featured her performing a twerking routine while wearing a unicorn suit, to the single " Wop " by J. The lyrics to the song "Twerk-twerk-twerk-twerk-twerk-twerk with her" is self-explanatory as to how the City Girls wanted to grab the attention of their female audience. Retrieved September 14,