Nobody Had a Better Weekend Than Mark Kanemura

via @mkik808 on Instagram

If you follow Mark Kanemura on Instagram, then you're no stranger to his viral, always full-out dance videos to Carly Rae Jepsen's song, "Cut to the Feeling." They've been viewed, liked, and retweeted literally millions of times. And this past weekend, all the stars aligned: Kanemura brought those videos to life onstage with none other than Jepsen herself, at the Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco, CA.

It was obvious that something of epic proportions was happening when Kanemura posted this Insta:

Then, the videos started spilling in, and our hearts collectively burst for Kanemura, who was literally living his dream/truth/life up on that stage:

Today, Kanemura posted a beautifully emotional recap of the past 48 hours, explaining why and how "Cut to the Feeling" meant so much to him. (We're not crying, we swear.) Mark, keep doing you forever and ever—#CutToTheFeelingFriday is permanently marked on our calendars for the rest of eternity.


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