The evolution of the HARLEM SHAKE Video

The original “viral” Harlem Shake video was this:

 

But the craze really started when buzz feed posted this one:

 

They credited the idea to The Sunny Coast Skate:

 

Buzzfeed, inspired by the response and the urge to dance like nobody’s watching, decided to make their own HARLEM SHAKE VIDEO:

 

Then some other offices decided to do the HARLEM SHAKE:

Office Edition:

 

Atlantic Records:

 

College Humor:

 

IGN:

 

Even a couture manufacturer:

 

Public Servants were feeling it too:

Fire fighter edition

 

Colleges caught on as well:

University of Guelph

 

San Lius Obispo

 

Portland

 

T-Pain even made one:

T-Pain hula hoop

 

Then it hit the mainstream media:

Late Nigh with Jimmy Fallon

 

Followed by famous Cartoons:

Peanuts:

 

Ragefaces:

 

These weird unicorns:

 

Soon enough everyone was making one:

FAMILIES:

 

And then it went global:

Portugal:

 

Norway

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0st4nG9yYi0

 

Indonesia

 

By the weekend, you couldn’t go anywhere without a HARLEM SHAKE video being made:

 

Car Show

 

Grammy Parties

 

NYC City Streets

 

Montreal Subway

 

Pool Parties

 

Mexican Restaurant

 

Skateboard Factories

 

But we cannot forget when we first heard this booty bumping jam for the first time back in May, and when it brought the house down last August at HARD Summer 2012:

 

BIG UPS BAAUER! Way to get the world dancing again!

 

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