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    This Teen Created The Viral #BussItChallenge And Put Our Knees To The Test

    Thee Stallion would be proud!

    Though it has become increasingly hard for most to remember the last time they put on real pants, let alone an ounce of makeup, a viral challenge comes around every so often that’ll drag the internet out of their sweats and into stilettos. This time, we have TikTok teen Erika Davila to thank for getting “Buss It” by Erica Banks stuck in all of our heads.


    I MADE IT A SEPERATE SOUND SO YALL COULD SEE ALL OF EM UNDER THIS ONE. NOW GO DO IT<3 #fyp #newtrend #challenge #duet #transition ♬ I love women - erika davila

    On January 2, Davila challenged TikTok by posting a video of herself in sweatpants, a T-shirt and jacket while asking that “someone plz do this transition but all prettied up.”

    In her video, the 18-year-old shimmies toward the camera with a smooth roll of faux-dice before suddenly dropping to the beat and managing to bounce in a way that can only be described as Megan Thee Stallion-approved.

    In the best form of call and response, TikTok users quickly picked up the challenge and put their knees to the test.

    Even big names including Charli D’Amelio, Jackie Aina, Bella Poarch and a nearly unrecognizable Loren Gray showed off their transformations.

    Celebs like Rico Nasty joined in, too!

    Twitter: @Rico_nastyy

    “I kinda knew people would participate because I mean, it’s a ‘bad bitch challenge’ and we’re all for that,” Davila told BuzzFeed. “I noticed a few hours after I posted that people started remaking it. Then, once people told me to make a separate sound, that’s when it took off.”

    Davila’s personal favorite remake was done by TikTok star and model Challxn, whose video quickly skyrocketed to 8.2 million views.


    I wanted to play too 🙈 Ib: @erikadavila120

    ♬ I love women - erika davila

    From teens to moms, families, friends and everyone in-between, the #BussItChallenege has truly unlocked the baddies in us all.


    this is the coolest trend:)

    ♬ Buss It - Erica Banks

    I think i still got it? @iammarcohall TAP ❤️ and + to watch more.#bussit #bussitchallenge #pregnant #couple #9months #37weeks #surprise #baby #4u #fyp

    ♬ Buss It - Erica Banks

    Men can wear skirts too ... @erikadavila120 #fashion #makeup

    ♬ Buss It - Erica Banks

    Blooper 😳 i thought she was gonna away side to side but..

    ♬ Buss It - Erica Banks


    LMAO This would be my first tiktok 😭#BussItChallenge #uL

    Twitter: @troop_ul

    The #BussItChallenge has undoubtedly offered those of us stuck in the world of social distancing a way to shine. Davila recognizes a power in being as much of a badass in oversized clothes and bonnets as people are in bodycons and hoops, and she is thrilled to be a part of the empowerment.

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