There have been many great parodies of DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn Down for What,” but first lady Michelle Obama’s version, #TurnipForWhat, might just take the cake.
Here was 50-year-old Michelles’ response:
We’d say she nailed that answer.
Now, it’s only a matter of time before FOX News makes the connection to molly and paints FLOTUS as a raver. According to NPR, the rise of ‘Turn Down for What’ was “a sign of the increasing popularity of the EDM movement.” Molly making its way into the rap scene changed shit—and (we can safely assume) it directly lead to Lil Jon partnering with Zumba Fitness to create a nightclub tour titled “Zumba Nightclub Series.”
Here is Iman Crosson’s original Vine, which prompted Michy’s amazing response.
This is basically all you need to know in terms of Twitter’s response to #TunripForWhat.
I hope bon appétit doesn’t really believe they coined #turnipforwhat… it’s been a black twitter joke for how long now?
— The Kitchenista (@MissAngelaDavis) October 15, 2014