Lil Wayne finally let go Tha Carter V to the masses and as we’ve highlighted, it has enjoyed positive reviews despite the length of time it took to drop. One of the early fan favorites, the Swizz Beatz-produced “Uproar” made use of a popular 2001 Hip-Hop hit that has sparked the #UproarChallenge craze.

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There are still a few Harlem Shake videos floating around the atmosphere. Six officers in the U.K. were disciplined for filming themselves breaking into erratic movement, inspired by Baueer and Mad Decent’s viral hit.

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Master P clearly isn’t into surprises. The No Limit Records founder and rapper was eating lunch with his son Romeo yesterday when a flash mob popped off in front of their table. It was pretty much downhill from there. 


Snoop Dogg made his first SXSW appearance as Snoop Lion, headlining the Cashmere Agency’s “LIONFEST- A celebration of ‘Reincarnated’”  at VICELAND. The Lion rocked a crowd of 2,000 fans to debut reggae/dancehall influenced songs, off his forthcoming Reincarnated release.

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In just weeks Baauer‘s “Harlem Shake” has become an undeniable viral hit, and now sits atop the Billboard Hot 100. Onlookers have been arguing whether the track is an innovation or a slap in the face to a cultural movement, but Hector “El Father” Delgado and Jayson Musson could care less.

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Baauer’s “Harlem Shake” reign just won’t let up, and J. Cole is the latest rapper to join in on the viral dance craze. 


The Hip-Hop and EDM worlds will collide on a forthcoming tour featuring Danny Brown and Baauer, who will hit the road in April on the aptly titled “Worst Of Both Worlds” tour. Considering the polarizing effect Baauer’s viral smash “Harlem Shake,” which recently inspired a spirited rendition from the Miami Heat, and the uninhibited antics […]

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We get it, okay. We get it. These Harlem Shake videos have gotten pretty out of hand, but when the NBA World Champions get in on the act, it’s worth talking about. 

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Lil  Wayne isn’t one to always apologize for his words, but a diss from Pitbull over his comments against the Miami Heat has had an impact. Earlier in the week, Mr. 305 released a “Harlem Shake” freestyle (aka the “Welcome to Dade County” diss) aimed at Weezy, and now the Young Money rapper is responding.


Billboard has teamed with consumer information company Nielsen and will now factor YouTube video plays when ranking songs on the “Hot 100” singles chart. Baauer’s smash hit, “Harlem Shake,” has already benefited, landing at No. 1 on the aforementioned chart.

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You probably already knew this, but the “Harlem Shake” meme is not the real “Harlem Shake.” The former, videos of groups of people dancing to producer Baauer’s “Harlem Shake,” is not the latter, a dance popularized in the early 2000’s after G-Dep’s “Let’s Get It” video. A filmmaker took to Harlem’s streets to seek opinions […]


New allegations have sprung forth that Baauer, “Harlem Shake” producer, actually approved of the unofficial remix by Harlem rapper Azealia Banks that sparked their beef. Keeping true to form, the hotheaded Banks took to Instagram last night and posted an earlier email exchange held between her and Baauer that appears to show the pair working amicably together.