‘Honkytonk Badonkadonk’: Country Music’s Trace Adkins Channels ‘Hick-Hop’

Blindie recently got an earful of country music singer (and Celebrity Apprentice finalist) Trace Adkins’ song “Honkytonk Badonkadonk“–and an eyeful of his bumpkin booty video.

And we have to ask, at what point did country turn into rap?

Adkins borrows heavily from Missy Elliot’s “Work It” (in which she refers to her backside as a “gadonka donk donk”),’s “I Got It Fom My Mama,” and Ludacris and Pharell’s “Money Maker.”

Sharing his love of badonkadonk and praising country gals for their well-endowed bums, Adkins proclaims in his song:

Lord have mercy, how’s she even get them britches on that honky tonk badonkadonk. Now Honey, you can’t blame her for what her mama gave her. It ain’t right to hate her for workin’ that money-maker.

The video is filled with hip-swinging, rump-shaking girls and Adkins even sports a huge four-finger ring that spells the song’s title.

Of course the blending of the two genres is nothing new, as evident in artists like Cowboy Troy, Nappy Roots and Kid Rock. Johnny Cash can even be touted as the original country rapper as he half-talked, half-sung his way through badass songs that boasted killing a man in Reno and shooting his woman.

Since this latest genre-hopping, dubbed “hick-hop,” must exist, Blindie was hoping it would produce more hits like Nelly and Tim Mcgraw’s 2004 duet, “Over and Over”–not more booty-loving anthems.

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