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Psy and Snoop Dogg's "Hangover": A Lesson in Korean Drinking Culture

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 08.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mimsie Ladner

Earlier this week, international sensation Psy debuted his latest release, "Hangover," featuring rapper Snoop Dogg (er... Lion) on his oft-visited YouTube channel. Responses to the video have been mixed.

The Met Goes Gangnam Style, Order Is Restored In The World

Posted 11.11.2013 | Arts

K-Pop sensation Psy visited New York's biggest art haven this weekend, and instead of horse-dancing around centuries-old masterpieces or overtly gestu...

K-Pop and the Future of Korea

Mimsie Ladner | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mimsie Ladner

K-pop is much bigger than skinny jeans and plastic faces. In fact, K-pop is transforming Korea as the world knows it.

Miley's Not The Only One Twerking Now...

Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

There are a few combinations that have changed the world: Bacon and ice cream, chicken and waffles, golden doodles, and chocolate-covered coffee beans...

LOOK: K-Pop Finds Cult Following In Latin America

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Teenagers throughout Latin America have long looked north for pop music inspiration. Now the East is rising, with a large and enthusiastic cult of fan...

Jay-Z, Gatsby, Psy

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
John R. Eperjesi

In a previous blog, with tongue in cheek, I suggested that Jay Gatsby and his excessive West Egg style might be a distant ancestor of Psy and his gaudy "Gangnam Style." I showed the graph to my students and asked if we could fill in a third column for Psy. This is what we came up with.

PSY's 'Gangnam Style' Follow-Up Is On Its Way

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean rapper PSY says he'll unveil his much-awaited follow-up to "Gangnam Style" next month and celebrate it with a ...

'Little Psy' Gets A Big Break

AP | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts

SEOUL, South Korea — The impish boy who showed off his dance moves alongside PSY in "Gangnam Style" is hoping to go viral, too. The 7-year-old ...

How A Teen Immigrant Fell For 'Gangnam Style' and K-Pop Music

| Posted 02.09.2013 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

Guess Who Beat PSY At The South Korean Grammys

AP | Posted 03.17.2013 | Arts

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Boy band Super Junior has won top album honors at South Korea's equivalent of the Grammys for the second consecutive ye...

How Are Songs Changing in the Move From Physical to Digital?

David Hunt | Posted 01.20.2013 | Media
David Hunt

The "hit song" is used to quickly leapfrog into another branch of entertainment or advertising -- the edges are scrubbed off of all the different genres and rap and rock and pop and electronic are melded into a vast, marketable mid region.

Who's Ready For Gangnam Style In English?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.11.2012 | Arts

PSY and his Gangnam-styled good looks are making the dreams of every American fan come true. The galloping rapper announced that he will record his ne...

The Great Psy

John R. Eperjesi | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
John R. Eperjesi

This wannabe Gangnam playboy, agent and victim of the Korean Dream should be rather familiar to U.S. audiences, for he has a literary ancestor that goes by the name of Jay Gatsby.

Psy Revealed Some Very Strange News In Seoul

AP | Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean rapper PSY finds his success with "Gangnam Style" so unreal that he wonders if he's being tricked into believi...

Obama (Alphacat) Takes on Gangnam Style (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Smooth-E and President Obama (Alphacat) take on Psy's viral, K-Pop hit Gangnam Style (강남스타일) in the music video parody "Obama Style."

The Ultimate 'Gangnam Style' Mashup (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.

What Are Some Major Differences Between the K-Pop Industry and the American Pop Industry?

Quora | Posted 10.21.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Christine Choi 1. Kids are trained, molded - effectively made into K-Pop Stars, and no one bats an e...

Here It Is, That Nutso K-Pop Video Everyone's Talking About

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.02.2012 | Home

Clearly Park Jae Sang, or PSY, as the South Korean pop phenomenon is known, is hard to forget. Park's latest single, “Gangnam Style,” marks a retu...

Korean Pop Star Will High Five All 3,000 Concertgoers

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home

SINGAPORE — Korean entertainer Kim Hyun-joong plans to kick off his "2012 Asia Fan Meeting Tour" by high-fiving all 3,000 people expected to tur...

K-Pop: A Secret Weapon of Korea for Future Cultural Domination?

Young-mok Kim | Posted 04.11.2012 | World
Young-mok Kim

American pop music industry, beware! Like a pied piper, these idol groups from Korea are captivating fans in North America.

I'll Miss You Dobie Gray, Plus Chatting With MTV World Exec Nusrat Durrani

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

At first, I wanted to write an obituary for my friend Dobie Gray who passed away last week after losing his battle with cancer. Instead, I decided to share a few mainly professional memories of the man who introduced amazing hits into pop culture.

K-pop: Soft Power for the Global Cool

Linda Constant | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Linda Constant

Governmental cultural diplomacy can sometimes come off as forced or out-of-touch, but K-pop is an authentic reflection and spectacle of youth culture that is impressively close to the pulse of the "global cool."

K-Pop Gives American Pop A Run For Its Money

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, TERESA CEROJANO MANILA, Philippines — How did Seoul become Asia's capital of cool? Even here in the Philippines, once an...