Louis Theroux’s viral rap sounds even better in a church
by Louis Theroux weird weekends the rap recently became a viral sensation thanks to TikTok – but now it’s been covered by a choir, and it’s an absolute treat for the ears.
In recent weeks, the documentary filmmaker’s 2000s rap has become a trending sound on the platform after performing it during an interview on Chicken shop date with Amelia Dimoldenberg and was remixed by producers Duke & Jones.
Since then, Snoop Dogg, Lizzo and Shakira have all danced to the track, with Theroux becoming a viral star on the app and numerous musicians covering the track.
Today, St John’s Voices, a choir from St. John’s College, Cambridge, put their own spin on “Jiggle Jiggle” and even recorded their performance in the college chapel which has the perfect atmosphere and acoustics.
“We finished the psaiter a bit earlier this year so we had to branch out…non tinnit pecunia mea,” the caption read, as they even included Latin, which means “my money don’t ring.”
Footage then shows the choir singing the catchy tune from different angles as Graham, the choirmaster who arranged the remix of the “Anglican song”, guides the choir.
We finished the psalter a bit early this year so we had to diversify… non tinnit pecunia mea #louistheroux #rap #jigglejiggle #choirtok
Since posting the hilarious and haunting version of everyone’s favorite viral rap, the video has received 2.3 million views, 387,300 likes, as well as thousands of comments from people completely amused and in awe of the chorus cover. .
One person wrote: “Imagine people 10,000 years from now hearing this and trying to interpret the words without any context.”
“Like yes, as the gospel says, ‘money must not tremble, it must fall back,'” another person said.
Someone else added, “I want this at my funeral.”
“An anthropologist in the year 3022 will find this out and write his thesis on it,” a fourth person commented.
Another viewer asked, “How [did] they control their laughter[?]”
To which the St John’s TikTok account certainly replied: “With great difficulty…”
Considering Theroux joined TikTok at the height of his viral rap career, we’re sure he’ll see it and love this reimagined version.
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