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‘Harlem Shake’ Song Producer Reveals His Favorite Parodies in Reddit AMA

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The Harlem Shake—the ridiculous meme in which people go crazy, dancing awkwardly to the first thirty seconds the song by the same title, is still going strong. Yesterday the song’s producer, Harry Rodrigues AKA Baauer, chimed in on the trend in a Reddit AMA, in which he answered questions about what the viral spread of the Harlem Shake has been like and revealed which parodies he likes best.

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The Harlem Shake Takes YouTube By Storm

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Gangnam Style? What’s that? The world seems to have forgotten all about Psy as a new trend has taken YouTube by storm—The Harlem Shake. This new 30-second dance meme consists of one person in a group, generally in a mask, awkwardly dancing to “Harlem Shake” by Baauer. About 15 seconds in, when the song goes “Do the Harlem Shake,” everyone else joins in, frantically dancing the “Harlem Shake”, a dance popularized in 1981.

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