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Jim Jones claims he was the original owner of the beat that became Baauer's hit song "Harlem Shake." 

In a radio interview, the Dipset rapper said that he had used the beat to record a track that was supposed to appear on Pauly D's album.  Apparently, the track never made it on the "Jersey Shore" star's DJing debut. 

Jones says that he "had the record for a year" before the "Harlem Shake" dance craze went viral. 

Since the beat took the world by storm, a number of rappers have released their own renditions of the track.  

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