A New York-based electronic music duo, TWRK comprise a pair of producers known as BenZi and eSenTRIK.
The DJs met on the Internet, exchanging song ideas with each other that would eventually kick-start their collaborative project. Starting in 2013, they had one goal in mind: to make listeners move. Influenced by the sounds of N.E.R.D.
, and New Orleans bounce, TWRK released their debut single, "BaDinga," in 2015. Featuring a sample of K7
's "Come Baby Come," the track captured the aggressive bounce energy that would become their trademark. A series of singles followed, including "Trifecta" with DJ Sliink
and Green Lantern and "Do What It Do" with OG Maco
, a spiritual successor to Mystikal
's "Shake Ya Ass." Signed with Diplo
's Mad Decent
, the pair released their debut EP in 2015. We Are TWRK was a four-song collection of more booming-bass dancefloor fillers. In addition, they released a steady stream of party mixes, the Volume Mix Series. In 2016, TWRK issued the single "Hands on It," featuring Migos
, Sage the Gemini
, and Sayyi. ~ Neil Z. Yeung, Rovi