Listen To A Kid Cudi Sampling Reaction Song About Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance
On Sunday night Miley Cyrus twerked her way through a controversial performance at this year’s VMA’s and the internet hasn’t stopped dissecting, mocking and arguing about the performance ever since. Was it racist? Was it embarrassing? Was it secretly genius? Luckily, Canadian comedian, actor and internet goofball Jon LaJoie has gone ahead and put the whole thing in perspective by releasing a song that takes a satirical look at the reaction to the incident.
The song, which samples Kid Cudi’s psychedelic anthem “Pursuit Of Happiness,” is called “Miley, You’re A Good Girl” and it finds LaJoie calling out the hypocrisy of those criticizing Cyrus for performing in such a hyper-sexual manner. At various points on the track he imitates people talking about the performance (“Her slutty moves made Robyn Thicke look misogynistic”) and gossiping about Cyrus (“I suspect she’s on drugs”), but he really drives his point home in the chorus.
“We want topless women in our music videos,” he sings. “We want pop stars acting like they’re in a porno/You know we want it and we gettin’ what we ask for/But then when Miley does it we say ‘Oh my God, no!’”
Earlier this year, LaJoi made a parody video called “Started As A Baby” that took aim at Drake’s “Started From The Bottom.” He’s also a regular on the FX sitcom The League. Listen to “Miley, You’re A Good Girl” above.