Billy Ray Cyrus + Twerking: 'Achy Breaky Heart' Returns as a Rap Song
Billy Ray Cryus swaps line dancing for twerking
“Achy Breaky Heart” is back: But this reboot is a far cry from the original honky-tonk hit.
Rapper Buck 22 and a mullet-free Billy Ray Cyrus have teamed up to create a sequel tune, “Achy Breaky 2.”
The music video hit the Internet on Tuesday, showcasing a hip-hop spin on Cyrus’s classic song. It keeps the twangy chorus of the original, but adds a barrage of pop culture references, including a shout-out to daughter Miley Cyrus with the line, “Miley keeps twerking. Daddy keeps working.”
Speaking of twerking, the “Achy Breaky 2” video is overrun with shake-happy lady aliens. Larry King, electric violins and some very skimpy space gear also make cameo appearances. (Warning: This isn’t your mom’s line dance song.)
Below, compare Buck 22 and Cyrus’s new (and NSFW) take on “Achy Breaky” with the 1992 original.
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