Jay-Z Praises Miley's Twerk

Rapper includes Miley’s moves in latest song


Our June cover star Miley Cyrus werks a twerk like no other Hollywood star. The complex dance move is a fluid squat-cum-booty-pop that requires plenty of quad strength and coordination. We marvelled at Miley’s skills on our ELLE cover shoot – but it appears rapper Jay-Z is a fan of the singer’s moves, too.

In the song Somewhereinamerica from his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail, Beyoncé’s man raps:


‘Might crash ya Internet

And I ain't even into that

When I was talking Instagram

Last thing you wanted was your picture snapped

Feds still lurking

They see I'm still putting work in

Cause somewhere in America

Miley Cyrus is still twerkin'’

With a little chuckle, he continues to encourage Miley, rapping:

‘Twerk, twerk, twerk, twerk

Twerk, Miley, Miley, twerk

Twerk, Twerk, Miley, Miley, Miley, twerk

Twerk, yeah, ugh-huh


Twerk, Miley, Miley, Miley

Only in America.’

Miley responded to Mr. Carter’s encouragement with a tweet saying ‘Somewhere in America a Jay Z song is onnnnnn [sic]'. The tweet references her own hit single, Party In The U.S.A., which famously featured the line ‘And the Jay-Z song was on.’

Miley recently collaborated with Snoop Dogg, could there possibly be a duet in the pipeline with Jay-Z now, too?

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