Why Bruno Mars’ ’24K Magic’ Makes You Dance

Bruno Mars’ single “24K Magic” has been a go-to party anthem ever since its release last October. Its funky groove has made it a certified dance-floor filler.

Now, YouTube personality The Nerdwriter has explained why the song is so danceable.

The video focuses on syncopated rhythm, citing a 2014 study by researchers from top European universities. It also compares elements of “24K Magic” to classic funk tracks by James Brown, Rick James, and Midnight Star.

Watch above.

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