'The Git Up’ challenge has taken over TikTok with Blanco Brown’s dance

10 July 2019, 17:35

By Sam Prance

Everyone is doing the "two-step then cowboy boogie" on social media.

Blanco Brown has inspired the viral 'The Git Up' dance challenge and, honestly, it's iconic.

2019 is officially the year of TikTok sending country songs up the charts. First Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' went Number 1 all around the world and now Blanco Brown's 'The Git Up' looks set to do the same. The single is currently a US Top 20 hit and it's only just getting started.

Fans can't get enough of its catchy hook and step by step dance routine, so much so that it's inspired 'The Git Up' challenge which currently has over 29 million views on TikTok alone.

If you're wondering where 'the two-step then cowboy boogie' comes from, it's this song.

What is 'The Git Up' challenge?

'The Git Up' challenge: Learn Blanco Brown's 'two-step then the cowboy boogie' dance
'The Git Up' challenge: Learn Blanco Brown's 'two-step then the cowboy boogie' dance. Picture: TrailerTrapMusic // TikTok: @ajani.huff

The challenge is pretty simple. All you have to do is follow the exact moves that Blanco sings in the song. The chorus goes: "Go'n and do the two-step, then cowboy boogie // Grab your sweetheart and spin out with 'em // Do the hoedown and get into it // Take it to the left now and dip with it // Go'n throw down, take a sip with it // Now lean back, put your hips in it // Let's have some fun."

Essentially all of the moves are inspired by already popular dance moves and Blanco has tied them together in one routine. Genius. Still confused? Blanco has posted a handy tutorial on YouTube, which makes each part really easy to learn.

Learn 'The Git Up' dance here.

Amazing right?! Given how quickly people are picking up the routine, it's no wonder that thousands of people are doing 'The Git Up' challenge worldwide. Blanco released the song, which he wrote and produced himself, on May 3. Since then everyone from teens on TikTok to firefighters on YouTube have taken on the challenge.

With that in mind, we've gathered together just a few of the funniest attempts at 'The Git Up' challenge.

This is the first 'The Git Up' challenge to go viral on TikTok.

We stan.

A cowboy hat isn't necessary but we recommend it.

A look.

Bonus points if you can get your grandma to do it.

She snapped.

Children are showing adults how it's really done.

You know a challenge has gone viral if kids are doing it.

Some are doing the challenge at school.

Top of the class.

Others are performing it at school.

Amazing.

Beyoncé's even doing it.

Well... almost.

'The Git Up' is Blanco's debut single. We can't wait to see what he does next.