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Gangnam Style: The new dancing trend setter
Psy, the rapper from South Korea has risen to stardom status like no other pop star in recent time, after he become famous with his Gangnam Style video, which has been viewed 531,984,165 times with 4,502,203 likes on YouTube.

TYPE PSY Gangnam Style on YouTube and you will be surprised to notice the number of hits for the video, which stands at a mind-boggling 531,984,165 with 4,502,203 likes at the time of writing this piece. The total views is basically half the population of India, which is the second largest populated country in the world. Similarly, the likes is double the population of a European nation, Macedonia. It is the choreography in the video, which has become a big hit world over. At the least, the moves involved in the video are hilarious and this dancing style has become a trend world wide.


The 'Gangnam style' is the title of the song, which has been sung by a South Korean rapper, Psy, 35, who was in fact better known for his stage performances, and this video has made him one of the most popular dancing icons of the world. At present, he is the most popular Korean in the world. But the rapper is no stranger to the TV world, who has made appearances in The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Sunday, Golden Fishery just to name a few.

For many, the song and the music just resembles fun, but Psy has a deeper meaning attached to the song, as it is a critique of the wealthy neighborhood in Seoul, Gangnam. It would be interesting to find out how many of the people from Gangnam actually liked the video. Very few people around the world know about the special talent he possesses - the pop star actually sits down to write all his music by himself.

The song, 'Gangnam Style', has been sung in Korean but the video has crossed all barriers of language, as it has become a massive hit all over the world, irrespective of the language. The dancing style has been seen performed at various night clubs, dance floors, events, and functions, etc. These are just small scale public displays, but the Gangnam style dance was on full display by the West Indies cricket team in the 2012 T20 World Cup, where their players were enjoying their victory with a celebratory Gangnam style dance. Even famous personalities have been hooked on, as Ban Ki Moon, also for a brief period, recently tried his hand at the Gangnam Style.

Now, with Psy having gained world wide popularity, fans would be expecting more from the Korean star. So what can we expect from him in his new song? Only Psy would be able to answer this, as it is his think out of the box attitude, which has made him a trend setter worldwide.
 


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