the harlem shake

“The Harlem Shake” took the Internet by storm last week. According to Social News Daily, 4,000 new “Harlem Shake” videos were uploaded per day.

What is this phenomenon?

Know Your Meme tracked the origins of the “Harlem Shake” back to 2012 with the release of the song “Harlem Shake” by Baauer. It wasn’t until early 2013 that the song took off with the release of a video by blogger Filthy_Frank. The video opens with four people in latex suits dancing the Baaur’s song:

We couldn’t resist. We produced our own version of the “Harlem Shake.” You can watch it


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