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Twerking in Hip-Hop

Twerking is a sexy dance move that involves squatting down and thrusting your hips. Also known as booty shaking, twerking has a name derived from the word "twist" and the word "jerk." Though the dance has been popular in New Orleans' bounce scene for years, it became a worldwide sensation in 2013. Miley Cyrus It is no secret that Miley Cyrus twerks. She has become one of the most talked about and polarizing celebrities in recent years. Her MTV VMA performance with rapper Kanye West, who sang "Blood on the Leaves", became a hot topic of discussion after the controversial dance. Cyrus has been accused of cultural appropriation, but fans have said she's a new woman after the end of Hannah Montana. The singer rushed to the stage before the performance of her new single, "Baby," and perfor...