How to do the Harlem Shake

Today’s random blog is focusing on the newest internet sensation that is arguably ‘the new Gangnam Style’, this is of course the ‘Harlem Shake’.

Harlem Shake is a song created by music producer Baauer as part of an upcoming new music genre called Trap music. This genre is a fairly new considering that it first started being underground about decade after Dubstep. To anyone wanting to do a Harlem Shake video of their own (as if there weren’t enough already) here is how you do it.

  1. Find a general place of meeting or work.
  2. Start with one person dancing in the middle of said place (preferably masked)
  3. Get him/her to dance for 15 seconds as the song builds up.
  4. The moment the tune ‘drops’ get as many people in the shot dancing in the same place, especially if they have morph suits or festival wear.
  5. Keep the crowd dancing for 15 seconds and end with slowmotion.

And there you have it, a step by step guide to doing the Harlem Shake. Have fun!



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