"Dooo It!" is a song and lead single by American singer Miley Cyrus from her fifth studio album Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz (2015). It was premiered on August 30, 2015 with a live performance during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, which Cyrus hosted, and was made available for free online streaming without prior announcement alongside the parent album. It serves to promote the project.
Lyrically, "Dooo It!" is "primarily about [Cyrus'] love of marijuana and peace."
Premiere Performance Edit
Cyrus first performed the song as a collaborative effort with The Flaming Lips and dozens of RuPaul's Drag Race contestants in haute couture designs for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, which she hosted. RuPaul's Drag Race contestants, including Courtney Act, Willam Belli, Pandora Boxx, Tammie Brown, Carmen Carrera, Violet Chachki, Alyssa Edwards, Monica Beverly Hillz, Laganja Estranja, Alexis Mateo, Gia Gunn, Miss Fame, Pearl, Shangela Laquifa Wadley, and Jessica Wild, were featured in the performance. The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne came to the front of the stage to launch confetti cannons between Cyrus' legs at the end of the song. Cyrus then announced the launch of her album and that it could be downloaded for free.
Music Video Edit
The music video for "Dooo It!" features a close-up shot of Cyrus smoking marijuana, licking glitter off her mouth and pouring home-made facial masks on her face. It was shot in July 2015. Billboard 's Erin Strecker said of the video, "It's gross, intriguing, performance art-y and may make you want to take up crafting, stat."