AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: TikTok is an app that lets people create and post 15-second videos, often music videos you can dance and lip sync to. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "NONSTOP") DRAKE: (Rapping) Pulling back the curtain by myself. Take a look - ay. I'm a bar spitta. I'm a hard hitta. CORNISH: TikTok fans act out these short - really short - scenes that fit with the music. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "PROM DRESS") MXMTOON: (Singing) I'm sitting here crying in my prom dress. I'd be the prom queen if crying was contest. CORNISH: And each video is seen as a challenge to other users - top this. More and more, a song that's a hit on TikTok can end up a song that is a hit everywhere. (SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "OLD TOWN ROAD") LIL NAS X: (Rapping) I got the horses in the back,...
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