Is it possible to create a musical group whose entire concept is based on the shaking of a girl’s ass? After a major release on Mad Decent Records, an extremely popular mixtape series, and a string of official remixes for artists like Jason Derulo, Wiz Khalifa, Diplo, Juvenile, and Diplo, it looks like in 2015, TWRK has shown it’s not just possible; it’s the recipe for success.
TWRK is the DJ/producer duo of NYC DJs Benzi and
The music itself is something of a mix between hip-hop and electro, the same tempo as hip-hop but with the build-ups and drops more familiar to electro-house or dubstep. It’s grimy, filthy, nasty, and in a club setting, it’s perfect. As the “low” part of our “low-brow” culture seems to descend further and further each year, TWRK has captured a huge audience by giving them what they want: an excuse to dance, to grind with their friends, to forget their problems and just get dirty.
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