Cupid…He Shuffles…

By God, you've done the dance a billion times on campus, at house parties, church socials, and at wedding receptions. And I'll bet Uncle Pookey, the one with the sleepy eye and the itchy hand, broke out doing it at the last funeral you attended.   It's the Cupid Shuffle by Cupid, the everybody let's do the same moves line dancing heir to the Hustle and Electric Slide, that swept the nation in 2007.

To some, hearing the first notes of the Cupid Shuffle is like Xmas and New Years all wrapped together. To others, it's the first sign that hell exists and the Cupid Shuffle is the soundtrack.  Which ever side of the fence you fall, know that there are Black Greeks stepping in the video and that the Cupid Shuffle is on the That's My Jam: The #7 Hip Hop Videos With Black Greeks…

Lawrence Ross is the author of the Los Angeles Times best-seller The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and Sororities. His newest book, Blackballed: The Black and White Politics of Race on America’s Campuses, is a blunt and frank look at the historical and contemporary issue of campus racism on predominantly white college campuses. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.