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Diddy was in Los Angeles on Wednesday with actor Mark Wahlberg at their AQUAhydrate launch when he commented on the recent craze of the “Harlem Shake.”
Baauer's dance song became the No. 1 song in the U.S. last week and it inspired several YouTube videos, much like Psy’s “Gangnam Style” did. But it was criticized for being a rip-off of the dance craze by Al B made popular in the ‘80s.
But Diddy approves, as he told MTV News of the song, "It's fun; it's a fun version. Any time people are dancing, especially in this day and age when everybody's trying to be so cool, and people are letting loose, letting off some steam, I agree with it.”
He added "I do want people to get educated on the real Harlem Shake, it's something that's an art form, but anything that's branding Harlem, my hometown, I'm all for it.”
Check our out our Top 10 list on videos made because of Baauer’s song.
Baauer, himself, has said of the craze, “It’s gotten absolutely insane. All I did was make the song so it’s kind of a weird place for me to be at. I birthed it, it was raised by others, and now it’s like my weird, f**ked up adopted teenage kid coming back to me.”