Here Is Our Blog About the Harlem Shake

February 18, 2013

OK. We know. There’s a new dance meme in town. It’s called the Harlem Shake. We’re talking about it. Are you happy now?

Here’s the thing: The “flail around with a bunch of people (or puppies!) in rando costumes to that Baauer song” version of the Harlem Shake is all well and good. But let’s get real for a minute.

It’s not the original Harlem Shake.

The original Harlem Shake has been around since 1981, people. It’s awesome. It’s fun. It is, ahem, A REAL DANCE MOVE. And it looks something like this:

That is all.

[end grumpy rant]