By The Hip Hop Writer
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Harlem is the recent focus of the rap game and it has nothing to do with A$AP Rocky, Vado, or Juelz Santana. Back in the early 2000s, G. Dep made the “Harlem Shake” craze popular through his “Special Delivery” music video. But, in recent weeks, “Harlem Shake” has made an incredible comeback.
Much like all of the other crazes, which tend to be overdone, the “Harlem Shake” went overboard. Several Harlem emcees and many natives of the area were angry that the shake was nothing like the original. But, the “Harlem Shake” craze took over the internet with even the cast of “All My Children” doing a version of the dance.
Recently, Just Blaze, who produced Baauer’s “Higher” single, broke his silence on the backlash of the “Harlem Shake” sensation. Just Blaze recently appeared on MTV’s “Week in Jams” and this allowed him a chance to break his silence. Explaining the situation, Just Blaze explained he never intended to disrespect anyone.
Watch the entire interview below: