‘Jiggle Jiggle’ By Louis Theroux: What You Need to Know About the TikTok Rap

On TikTok? There’s a definite chance you possibly can’t get Louis Theroux’s voice out of your head. His catchy “jiggle jiggle” rap — yep, you recognize the one I’m speaking about — has been accompanying viral movies throughout the platform. Even ferrets and bumblebees are grooving to it.

Whether you’d take into account your self a hardened jiggle-jiggle rap listener otherwise you’ve missed out on the easy tune till now, here is what you want to know. 

Theroux, a British-American documentarian and son of the well-known novelist Paul Theroux, wrote the rap in an episode of his BBC 2 documentary sequence Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends. The episode aired manner again in 2000. On Feb. 18, Theroux was requested if he remembered the rap throughout an look on the YouTube series Chicken Shop Date, and he switched into star rapper-mode as soon as once more.

That’s the model of the jiggle-jiggle music we have been listening to on TikTok. It’s additionally not a cappella, thanks to Manchester-based producers Duke and Jones. They posted their music-accompanied video on March 16, and it is since gotten greater than 50 million views.

Comments below the video go a bit of one thing like this: “I can’t bodily cease listening to this.” “Na, this goes laborious.” And merely, “phenomenal.”

@dukeandjones My cash don’t jiggle jiggle, it folds 💯💰 #louistheroux#ameliadimoldenberg#chickenshopdate#autotune#remix#fyp♬ My money dont jiggle jiggle – Duke & Jones

More movies utilizing the sound have additionally poured in. Turns out you possibly can apply the jiggle jiggle rap to absolutely anything. Here’s a canine… dogging?

@brisbane_the_rescue I hope these ear jiggles brighten your day #dogears#seritoninboost#fordogs#mymoneydontjiggle#TurboTaxAndRelax♬ My money dont jiggle jiggle – Duke & Jones

Boom. One million likes. This observe is gold.

As for the inspiration for the lyrics? “Jiggle,” “wiggle” and “dribble” apparently got here to Theroux in the bathe, in accordance to Weird Weekends.

On the present, one among the rappers who helped Theroux write the observe elaborated about the rap’s iconic opening line, “My cash do not jiggle, jiggle, it folds.”

“You do not have quarters and dimes and nickels, you have got {dollars}, a whole bunch and no matter you have got,” he mentioned. “And no matter you have got, it folds.”

If you want extra of Theroux’s raps in your life, we’ve you coated. The BBC launched footage that features a second verse to the jiggle-jiggle rap. Here’s the clip, which is from Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge, a more moderen sequence from Theroux that revisits his previous work.

More dribble dribble incoming.


my cash don’t jiggle jiggle.

♬ My money dont jiggle jiggle – Duke & Jones

Even ferrets and bumblebees are grooving.

@pogsyy No it doesn’t harm the canine chill #ferret#takeaNAIRbreak#CatOnALeash#fyp♬ My money dont jiggle jiggle – Duke & Jones

Some very coordinated dancing.

@cost_n_mayor Reply to @mayyourestinswag ♬ My money dont jiggle jiggle – Duke & Jones

And some extra… informal dancing.


whitney favored the fiat music

♬ My money dont jiggle jiggle – Duke & Jones

Finally, a TikTok that sums up how we’re all feeling.

@annaredhair__ i hold attempting to put up content material however there’s nothing happening in my head however this sound #wigglewiggle#youknow#nyc♬ My money dont jiggle jiggle – Duke & Jones

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