Have you heard about the ‘Scooby-Doo Papa’ yet? No? Don’t worry, you will soon.
The Internet dance sensation currently going crazy in Latin America has just hit the States and promises to be just as big as the Harlem Shake routine five years ago.
If you want to get ahead of the game, here are the basics of this new dance phenomenon that in just two months has fed over 260,000 videos on YouTube of people, both adults and children, dancing to the hit by DJ Kass, a 26-year-old, Dominican Republic-born, New York City-raised artist.
A video posted by YouTuber Lele Pons in early December has become the official choreography of the Scooby-Doo Papa. As of Tuesday, the video had been seen close to 27 million times.
In the viral video, the Venezuela-born Lele Pons (left) is accompanied by her fellow YouTuber Inanna Sarkis of Canada, dressed as Velma and Velma and Daphne of the original American animated cartoon.
An earlier home-made video of Scooby-Doo Papa has been played over 32 million times on Lele Pons’ Instagram account.
Lele Pons and Inanna Inanna Sarkis have collaborated in many videos before and played other characters like Dora the Explorer and
Lele Pons, pictured, is a YouTube star with 30million followers and is responsible for sending the hit by DJ Kass viral
Father-of-two DJ Kass released the song back in September but it took a YouTuber from Venezuela with 30million followers on social media to make it viral.
From Mexico TV hosts and Peru’s National Police Department to pre-schoolers’ favorite Pocoyo, videos show people emulating the moves introduced by YouTuber Lele Pons.
Miami-based Pons with over 8 million YouTube subscribers and 22 million followers on Instagram is credited with spreading the new dance with a video she posted on her Instagram account on Dec. 1.
As of Tuesday, the video, in which Lele Pons and her friend and fellow YouTuber Inanna Sarkis appear as Velma and Daphne of the original American animated cartoon, had been seen close to 27 million times.
DJ Kass is a Dominican Republic-born, New York City-raised artist