‘Goat Edition’ Mashups See a Revival, Could Possibly Supplant the Harlem ShakeBy: Josh Wolford - February 26, 2013
Move over Harlem Shake, there’s a new YouTube fad brewing.
It’s the “Goat Edition” mashup, and it’s taking the internet by storm.
People have been making “Goat Editions” of popular songs and throwing them up on YouTube for a while. For instance, this goat-screaming mashup of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Niggas in Paris” first hit YouTube back in December of 2011. And you can go even further back in the archives to find the same goat singing alongside Usher back in 2009. But ever since the Taylor Swift “I Know You Were Trouble” Goat Edition blew up over the weekend, YouTube has started to fill up with various Goat Editions of popular songs.
It seems the internet reignited their love for goats yelling like humans nearly two weeks ago when a two-minute long mashup of various screaming goats went viral.
Thanks to the revived fascination, we have plenty of new Goat Editions to bring you. Here are some of the best: