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The world is doing the 'Harlem Shake'

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 01:19

Feb. 15 - Hot on the heels of South Korean rapper Psy's 'Gangnam Style', a new dance craze called the 'Harlem Shake' is going viral on YouTube. Elly Park reports.

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Have you done the Harlem Shake today? It's the latest dance craze to hit the internet with over 12,000 different videos posted on YouTube and seen by more than 44 million people worldwide -- all in just about two weeks. From Norwegian soldiers to American television host Jon Stewart -- everybody is shaking to the beat of 23-year-old Brooklyn DJ, Baauer. In Harlem, New York, where the dance originated in the 1980's, residents can give you a firsthand demonstration. Introducing: Aleysha Williams. But not everybody's a fan of the Harlem Shake. SOUNDBITE: Shaqua Kesey, New Yorker, SAYING (English) "That's more of, like, a boy dance, I think, because it wouldn't look right if a girl would do it. But not me." These ladies clearly like to disagree… While these guys think it's a bad idea.. all together.

The world is doing the 'Harlem Shake'

Friday, Feb 15, 2013 - 01:19

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