The ‘Harlem Shake’ is an ‘internet meme’ that has brightened up February in the Talent Management offices no end. Watch the video below to see what we mean!
Anyone who hasn’t been living in a cave for the last fortnight will have seen videos of the latest dance craze to hit the internet and go viral across the globe. The ‘Harlem Shake’ is an ‘internet meme’ that has brightened up February in the Talent Management offices no end. Watch the video below to see what we mean!
A huge number of similar videos have popped up on YouTube over the last few days, in an unexpected response to Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ release. Examples have featured anything from a group of underwater divers to a washing machine. But, as people try to find increasingly outrageous ways of capturing the attention of potential viewers and maximising YouTube hits, what began as an excuse to wear silly costumes and dance to the catchy track seems to have gradually become a reason to get naked.
This is just one such video featuring some very daring near-naked antics from everyday folk who have wholeheartedly embraced the new trend. Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no doubt that the Harlem Shake has replaced ‘Gangnam Style’ dancing in the public conscience and people are not being shy about it.
So would you get naked for a Harlem Shake video? Talent Management agency staff wonder just how far fans of the dance are prepared to go – and what could possibly be next? Will the Harlem Shake fizzle out as quickly as it appeared, or is there more to this viral story?
Baauer recently claimed in a Reddit interview that he had already made a trillion pounds from his timely release. While this figure is over-exaggerated the 24-year-old artist and his label Mad Decent have clearly benefitted intensely from the popularity of the new craze, with his video alone receiving over 12.5 million views to date.
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