Harlem Shake! Ten Grandmas, Babies, and Sick Cats Do the Dance!
Just a week ago, Baauer and his "Harlem Shake" was simply an underground sensation. Sure, his name was on the lips of everyone in the know, but how many skinny-jean hipster trapper keepers are there?
This morning, Baauer holds the No. 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100, the first time a relatively unknown artist has ever debuted at the top spot. And why? Because the internet.
Baauer's "Harlem Shake" became the biggest meme of the year overnight. Everyone and their mom are doing it - literally. Your grandma, beanie babies and cats on drugs are doing it. We're not really sure how we feel about all this, a would-be classic turned viral joke, but either way, let's take a closer look at just how universal this non-Harlem Shake "Harlem Shake" has become.
Grandma Does the Harlem Shake
"Hey sonny, what's that groovy beat you're playing over there?" This fancy cat decided he'd get some hot grandma on grandma action in on the fun. Grandma on the right is fuckin merkin it. Fuck the sit-and-exercise routine, let the arthritic do the Harlem Shake.
The Dandy Warhols: Distortland Tour
TicketsSat., Oct. 1, 8:00pm
Max & Iggor Cavalera
TicketsSun., Oct. 2, 7:00pm
Charlie Puth - We Don't Talk Tour 2016
TicketsTue., Oct. 4, 7:30pm
Peter Frampton Raw: An Acoustic Tour
TicketsWed., Oct. 5, 7:30pm
Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman
TicketsThu., Oct. 6, 8:00pm
Retirement Home Does the Harlem Shake
But why stop at two old people when you can have a whole home of them getting buck wild? Of course, not everyone here can get out of their chair. It's a little sad, but these people probably all had a reall swell time being a part of something so modern. We wish we could have been there for the explanation.Next Page
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.