Last year, when South Korean rapper PSY announced that he will performed his phenomenal hit “Gangnam Style” for the last time during the New Year’s eve celebration at New York.
|Screen grab from the original “Harlem Shake” video that became phenomenon on video sharing site YouTube.|
Early this year, a new dance craze that made it to YouTube called Harlem Shake.
What is Harlem Shake?
According to Wikipedia, “Harlem Shake” is a song recorded by American DJ and producer Baauer. It was released as a free music download by Mad Decent imprint label Jeffree’s on May 22, 2012. This uptempo song which incorporates a mechanical bassline, Dutch house synth riffs, a dance music drop, and samples of growling-lion sounds.
Last month, when a YouTube video made into an Internet meme of the same name. The overwhelming response to the meme helped increase the single’s sales.
“Harlem Shake” reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100. It went number three in the UK charts and it topped the charts in Australia and New Zealand.
Here’s some wacky version of “Harlem Shake” that I’ve watched recently:
One of the craziest Harlem Shake version that I’ve ever watched, as NBA’s Miami Heat shake their booty to the tune of Baauer’s phenomenal hit