Harlem Shake! Ten Grandmas, Babies, and Sick Cats Do the Dance!
|Baauer knew not what he had created.|
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.
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.