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03.11.13 Andy Cush

Last month, we found out that ANIMAL-favorite artist Jayson Musson aka Hennesy Youngman was the voice of the “Do the Harlem Shake” sample behind Baauer’s inescapable hit. Thanks to some reporting by the New York Times, we now know that the track’s other vocal sample–the “con los terroristas!” one–comes from former reggaeton artist (and current evangelical preacher) […]

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02.13.13 Joseph Schulhoff

Last night marked an epic moment for the Harlem Shake, when two viral filmmakers shot a massive version of the Internet meme in Times Square. By spreading the word through Reddit, other websites, and social media, the duo were able to get nearly 300 people to converge on the area a little after 7:30PM. After […]

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02.08.13 Samer Kalaf

At this point, it’s difficult to be surprised by the next internet meme. We put fucking bread on cats’ faces. Anything’s plausible at this point. So when an avalanche of “Harlem Shake” videos popped up yesterday, it wasn’t surprising. It certainly was intriguing, though. Here’s how every video seems to play out: – Random person […]

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