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27 February 2016, 13:48
The covers are in response to controversial acoustic versions of Beyoncé and Rihanna's new songs.
Since Beyoncé and Rihanna released their new songs, numerous controversial covers have appeared online.
this is sickening can y'all GET TF!!! pic.twitter.com/wHdayWibon— Clean My Teefah (@moisturizeds) February 25, 2016
im logging out goodnight pic.twitter.com/gpR477yv3i— Clean My Teefah (@moisturizeds) February 25, 2016
Vine comedian Demetrius Harmon followed it up by posting a cover of Taylor Swift's 'You Belong To Me' over the instrumental for Bankroll Fresh's "Walked In".
As Harmon, explained:
#TrapCover is us parodying white people covering Work & Formation and ruining the song— Demetrius Harmon (@meechonmars) February 26, 2016
but our covers lit
And things have snowball since then, with dozens of people posting #TrapCovers of their own.
Unsurprisingly, a few people weren't too amused by the trend.
But when even Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey is backing it, there's not much you can do really but complaining.
Listen/watch: #TrapCover— Jack (@jack) February 26, 2016