If you’ve opened TikTok (or, really, any social media platform) within the past month, chances are you’ve heard Lato’s infectious new bop “Put It On Da Floor.” The “Big Energy” rapper is responsible for taking on the latest sound bite on the platform, with its catchy “Rip me out of the plastic / I’m acting brand new” lyrics serving as the soundtrack to revealing everything from glamorous prom outfits . Nail set for sleek hairstyles. are people literally Making himself out of plastic—it’s a sight to behold.
Since the release of Latto’s single on April 21, it has been almost impossible to avoid the song’s opening line on social media. And the rapper is constantly promoting it on his pages with hilarious videos of his friends as well as the lyrics of the song. But Latto and TikTok users aren’t the only ones joining in on the fun — Cardi B is chipping in on the viral trend in an exciting way.
On May 31, Latto teased a “Put It on the Floor” remix, formally titled “Put It on the Floor Again,” featuring Cardi B. And of course, the pair announced their collaboration by participating in a TikTok trend. “‘Put It On The Floor,’ Now I’m Ready To ‘Put It On The Floor Again.’ Remix this Friday,” Latto shared in a clip on his social media pages. She then pointed to someone hiding under a black plastic bag and said, “Get out that plastic she was acting brand new,” before a glammed-up Cardi B appeared.
Put it on da floor again!!! Friday!! @cardi b 🤯 #latto #cardib #putitondafloor #fyp
♬ Put It On Da Floor – Latto
Latto’s viral TikTok moment comes after a successful year for him so far. After dropping his second album, “777” in early 2022, he kicks off 2023 with his single “Lottery” featuring Lu Kala, as well as up-and-coming artists like Mello Bakz (“Boom Pt. 2″) began collaborating with.”), Lola Brooke (“Don’t Play With It” remix), and Tiakorin (“Freakyty” remix).
He is also currently on the second leg of Lizzo’s “The Special 2our” and received two Grammy nominations this year for Best New Artist and Best Melodic Rap Performance. A press release for Latto’s “Put It On Da Floor” teased that “the next chapter in Latto’s career begins with more new music, more live visuals and the biggest energy.”
As we look forward to Latto and Cardi B’s version of the song out on June 2, check out the music video for Latto’s track.