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Watch! Hip Hop version of Achy Breaky Heart

1 of 1 Achy Breaky 2 - Yay or nay?
Achy Breaky 2 - Yay or nay?

This is so outrageous we just had to share it with you - the hip hop version of Billy Ray Cyrus' hit country song Achy Breaky Heart - jaw-dropping stuff.

Cyrus, Miley's father and the singer of the worldwide 1992 hit, has resurrected the country earworm with the help of rapper Buck 22 and produced a bizarre video for the rapper's track Achy Breaky 2.

The video opens with American chat show host Larry King cautioning viewers that there has been an "unidentified flying object seen transcending over Europe" and everything just gets weirder from there.

Speaking about the collaboration, Buck 22, whose parents are jazz drummer Bill Elliott and veteran pop/R&B singer Dionne Warwick, said: "I asked [Billy Ray Cyrus] if he would mind if I could take a crack at remaking Achy Breaky Heart and he looked at me for a moment, and said, 'Lots of people have tried already, but go for it'.

"He didn't have a clue that I had already gone into the lab and cooked up a demo of what I thought would be a fun EDM/hip hop styled version, which at the time only had a sample from the original of his voice. He liked what he heard and, weeks later, arrived at the session to record this track."

And while we certainly wouldn't be fans of Achy Breaky 2, it seems plenty of people are, with it becoming a huge hit on urban radio in the US, even beating out Drake on Billboard's rap chart.

Achy Breaky 2 debuted at number 11 on the Hot Rap Songs chart, putting Drake's Worst Behavior at 12.

Do you think it could become a big hit over here? Check out the video below and let us know. Be warned, it certainly will not be to everyone's taste!

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