September 8th, 2013 by HarlemGuy

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Our latest podcast Chocolate Butter Funk  is a delicious blend of old school, finger-snapping, head-bobbing funk jams, that is sure to bring a smile to your face and some hop to your step.  Not to mention great memories.

On this mix you will hear The Brothers Johnson, Earth Wind & Fire, Cameo, L.T.D, Ohio Players, Rick James, Dazz, Chaka Khan & Rufus, Shalamar, The Gap Band and Joyce Sims,  just to name a few.

This podcast was compiled and mixed by HarlemHouse for HCL with a volume 2 mix soon to follow.

Chocolate Butter Funk download via iTunes

All Podcasts 

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March 6th, 2013 by harlemcondolife

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This is how you stop the Harlem Shake… LOL.  This is the best one yet by far.  I keep saying I will stop posting, but couldn’t resist.  Thanks jl3sport for sending it to Harlem Condo Life.

Enjoy Harlem!

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See our previous Harlem Shake posts –

How To Do The Harlem Shake – A Brief Tutorial                                                      Harlem re-claims the Harlem Shake
The Harlem Shake from a Business Perspective
John O’s Harlem Shake Down – Rapper responds to the Harlem Shake

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February 26th, 2013 by harlemcondolife

Harlem takes back the Harlem Shake.  A new VIDEO came out yesterday (2/25/2013) with a group doing the reeeeeeaaaaaaaaaal HARLEM SHAKE.

Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club join in the Harlem Shake fun.  Charlamagne, Angela Yee, DJ Envy take us back to the original Harlem Shake.  So this is what rhythm looks like…

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Previous post How To Do The Harlem Shake – A Brief Tutorial

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February 21st, 2013 by harlemcondolife

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Harlem born and raised rapper/actor John O responds in his own blunt words to the new ‘Harlem Shake’ viral craze.  Keeping it real he says “The song sucks, the video sucks and as a person from Harlem I’m a little bit offended by this because people from all around the world think that’s how you do the Harlem Shake, and it’s not.”

I disagree with him on the song I think Baauer’s track is a good electronic, dubstep track that definitely got peoples attention.  I also think some of the ‘Harlem Shake 2013’ videos out there are funny (See our previous post – Harlem Shake Tutorial.)  

Every day there are more videos popping up on YouTube from all around the globe.  There have been a lot of people reacting in Harlem  lately as you may have seen in this video Harlem Reacts to ‘Harlem Shake’ Videos where a variety of Harlem locals are interviewed on 125th Street.  This video was made by Chris McGuire and went out to all the bloggers and NY media 2 days ago and already has 2,473,925 views and counting.  

That being said, John says what most of us and probably everybody in Harlem are thinking in his video response to the Harlem Shake.

keeping it 100 percent with John O, check out his video response here.                                  THE HARLEM SHAKE DOWN CLICK ON THIS LINK
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February 12th, 2013 by harlemhouse

Even though it is very amusing to see a school in Minnesota doing the Harlem Shake in the snow, or a nursing home in Florida doing the Harlem Shake on Youtube, let’s remember what this dance is.

What is it?  One of the best posts on this topic was recently posted by a friend to Harlem Condo Life, Harlem Trends who blogged,
Harlem Shake videos go viral on YouTube

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Not to get to preachy, but it actually is a real dance.  The Harlem Shake is an Old School move and has been around for a long time.  Though it has spiraled into a whole new media frenzy with Brooklyn’s dubstep musical artist Baaúer, let’s try and get at least some of the moves right.

You can spot the real dance move being done, as we have been posting about here at Harlem Condo Life on twitter @HarlemHCL for the last couple months, in only a couple of the videos.  Some are really good, some are just ok.  But most all of them are lacking at least one person doing the actual dance.

So that being said if you want to learn this move, below is a tutorial.                  (Watch some of our favorite Harlem Shake VIDEOS below)

How To Do The Harlem Shake
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If you want to purchase Harlem Shake by Baaúer it’s available on iTunes

 

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Here are a few of our favorite Harlem Shake Videos on Youtube…

[VIDEO] Harlem Shake – MEXICAN EDITION

[VIDEO] Harlem Shake – WITH MOBSTERS

[VIDEO] Harlem Shake – JIMMY FALLON VERSION

[VIDEO] Harlem Shake – FIREFIGHTER EDITION

[VIDEO] Harlem Shake – WITH BABY

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November 19th, 2011 by harlemhouse

By HarlemHouse

All of your favorite old school jams compiled by RhythmDB with something for everyone on this mix.  To download click on the link…
FAVORITE CLASSICS (Vol. 1) by RhythmDB
Part 2 will be coming soon.

Playlist –

1. Georgy Porgy – Toto
2. Serpentine Fire – Earth Wind & Fire
3. Dancing Machine – Jackson 5
4. Maybe I’m A Fool – Aretha Franklin
5. Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
6. Shining Star – Earth Wind & Fire
7. The Groove Line – Heat Wave
8. I’m Still In Love With You – Al Green
9. Don’t Stop The Music – Yarbrough & Peoples
10. Miss Sun – Boz Scaggs
11. Genius of Love – Tom Tom Club
12. Strawberry Letter 23 – The Brothers Johnson
13. Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
14. I Wish – Stevie Wonder
15. Love Rollercoaster – Ohio Players
16. Got to Give It Up, Pt.1 – Marvin Gaye
17. The World Is a Ghetto – War
18. Mary Jane – Rick James
19. You Ought to Be With Me – Al Green
20. Me and Mrs. Jones – Billy Paul

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