What is Gangnam Style and how it went Viral ?

1. Singer : PSY – Park Jae Sang ( Korean Singer )

2. Signature Dance : Invisible Horse Riding

3. It was released in July 15 2012 and hit 28 million Youtube Viewers in less than 3 weeks time.

4. 2nd Version of Gangnam Style was with Hyuna ( Korean Singer ) – “Oppa Is Just My Style”

5.  Second most viewed video on YouTube for the week of Aug. 14.

6. In an interview with ABC News, Psy explains what “Gangnam Style” is all about.

7. “Gangnam means, it’s like Beverly Hills of Korea. But the guy doesn’t look like Beverly Hills. Dance doesn’t look like Beverly Hills. … And the situation in music video doesn’t look like Beverly Hills. But he keeps saying I’m Beverly Hills style. So that’s the point. It’s sort of a twist,” Psy said.

8. PSY’s management company says Justin Bieber has also shown interest in collaborative work.

9. PSY has actually been around for more than a decade now in Korea, after making his debut in 2001. The album he released in mid-July, which includes “Gangnam Style,” marks his sixth album.

10. According to ABC News, both T-Pain and Josh Groban have tweeted about the singer’s viral hit, and PSY’s management company claims that Justin Bieber has shown interest in collaborating with the artist

11. “So many K-pop videos are so serious and it’s sort of like Korean society in general, where everyone wants to be good and so the videos end up being super produced and overly produced,” says Ramstad. “What Gangnam Style does is kind of stick a pin in that balloon. He does everything conventional and then the camera backs away and he’s actually doing it in a funny setting.”  Ramstad then went onto say that Gangnam Style’s popularity overseas is based off the memorable dancing and curiosity that’s provoked with its humor.

 What is the meaning of Gangnam Style ?
  Gangnam is the rich, hoity-toity area of Seoul. It’s loaded with plastic surgery clinics, it’s got celebrities around everywhere, and it’s very overpriced. Is about the rich and high class society and lifestyle in Korea. Reflection of high class living society in Gangnam ( a place in Korea )

English Music Translation( Gangnam Style )

Oppa is Gangnam style
Gangnam style

A girl who is warm and humanle during the day
A classy girl who know how to enjoy the freedom of a cup of coffee
A girl whose heart gets hotter when night comes
A girl with that kind of twist

I’m a guy
A guy who is as warm as you during the day
A guy who one-shots his coffee before it even cools down
A guy whose heart bursts when night comes
That kind of guy

Beautiful, loveable
Yes you, hey, yes you, hey
Beautiful, loveable
Yes you, hey, yes you, hey
Now let’s go until the end

Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style

Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is Gangnam style
Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

A girl who looks quiet but plays when she plays
A girl who puts her hair down when the right time comes
A girl who covers herself but is more sexy than a girl who bares it all
A sensable girl like that

I’m a guy
A guy who seems calm but plays when he plays
A guy who goes completely crazy when the right time comes
A guy who has bulging ideas rather than muscles
That kind of guy

Beautiful, loveable
Yes you, hey, yes you, hey
Beautiful, loveable
Yes you, hey, yes you, hey
Now let’s go until the end

Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style, Gangnam style
Oppa is Gangnam style

Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is Gangnam style
Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

On top of the running man is the flying man, baby baby
I’m a man who knows a thing or two
On top of the running man is the flying man, baby baby
I’m a man who knows a thing or two

You know what I’m saying
Oppa is Gangnam style

Eh- Sexy Lady, Oppa is Gangnam style
Eh- Sexy Lady oh oh oh oh

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