Alright, so everyone knows the “Harlem Shake” by now thanks to the power of viral videos. Baauer has made his throne a top the Hot 100 this week thanks to the inclusion of YouTube video plays now tallied. For those who pay attention to electronic, trap, and indie music, “Harlem Shake” is nothing new, in fact, I moved on to other tracks by Baauer relatively quickly.
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As the “Gangnam Style” by Psy hits a peak on charts and popularity, an interest in K-Pop, a South Korean wave of pop stars finally begins to be recognized after critical interest and a slowly expanding audience that now reaches around the world. Psy is an unusual choice for Americans to celebrate, the acts; solo, boy bands, and girl groups, have become elaborate, talented, and full of hooks.