The Brief: The Esco "Like Yhop X Unwritten" TikTok dance is marked by creators standing in a row and rocking back and forth from one foot to the other.

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The latest dance craze taking over TikTok, as well as public spaces, is the Esco “Like Yhop X Unwritten” dance marked by creators rocking back and forth from one leg to another while walking in and out of frame.

The dance is performed to Esco’s “Like Yhop X Unwritten” Ft. Shawn P. The track samples Natasha Beddingfield’s “Unwritten.” There are over 250,000 videos linked to the audio on the app.

The new trend is growing in popularity and has been performed by social media stars like Noah Beck and Charli and Dixie D’Amelio.

@noahbeck

dream team

♬ Esco Like Yhop ft. Shawn P – Èsco Upp🗣

It has also been performed by various TikTok crews, like this colorful trio.

@gleefuljhits

Girly vs tomboy side🤪💖🧡💚‼️ #fyp#fypシ#viral#YesDayChallenge#glee#gleefuljhits

♬ Esco Like Yhop ft. Shawn P – Èsco Upp🗣

And, this four-part group wearing masks of various political figures.

@thepresiidents

Just the bros 😏🔥 #thepresiidents #foryou

♬ Esco Like Yhop ft. Shawn P – Èsco Upp🗣

Another viral form of the dance features a bit more fancy footwork by creator @rony_boyy. His choreo begins with dancers looking down while marching in place, before they begin crossing their feet, rocking from side to side, and clapping.

@rony_boyy

We had everyone lit 🔥 after ‼️ ( Dc me ) with the crew 🔥 #fyp #ronyboyy #trending #AirPodsJUMP #hiphop #viral

♬ Esco Like Yhop ft. Shawn P – Èsco Upp🗣