Individually-performed, chiefly but not exclusively by women,   dancers move by throwing or thrusting their hips back or shaking their buttocks , often in a low squatting stance. Twerking traces its origins to the West African dance called Mapouka , which has existed for centuries. As a tradition shaped by local aid and pleasure clubs, block parties and second lines ,  the dance was central to "a historical situating of sissy bounce—bounce music as performed by artists from the New Orleans African-American community that [led to] a meteoric rise in popularity post-[ Hurricane Katrina after ]. 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. The Oxford Dictionaries blog states, "the most likely theory is that it is an alteration of work, because that word has a history of being used in similar ways, with dancers being encouraged to "work it". Popular video-sharing channels such as Youtube amplified interest since the advent of digital social media platforms.
After watching the recently released music videos for Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" and J. Lo and Iggy Azalea's "Booty," lots of folks have pointed out that, as Kevin Fallon says , "butts are having a moment. In "Booty," J. Lo and Azalea bump rears and slither all over each other; in "Anaconda", one of Minaj's dancers just about takes a lascivious bite out of the star rapper. If butts are having a moment, then so is girl-on-girl subtext.
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