Moving Like Berney - Single
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Only the Oakland A’s know how a homemade hip-hop song from Shreveport, La., that references (and misspells) the 1989 comedy Weekend at Bernie’s came to be their 2012 anthem. The team even adopted the song’s signature dance well into an extended and riveting postseason that ended in defeat by the Detroit Tigers. The single was recorded in 2010 by ISA (Infinity So Awesome), a group fronted by Anthony Lavarry. The song is steeped in deep Southern hip-hop with the kind of '70s funk-influenced keyboards that peppered many gangsta rap songs in the '90s. But there’s a deep, undulating groove here that’s both fresh and infectious. This is contrasted by a low-fidelity garage production that sounds like it was mixed with a bootleg version of Pro Tools. Over a foundation of sinister high-hat repetition and rumbling bass synthesizers, Lavarry rhymes out the tune’s dance moves. This consists of tilting your head back and looking skyward, as if your neck has gone limp with post–rigor mortis flaccidity. Dancers then swing their arms loosely behind their backs to approximate the celluloid corpse.