Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Praised by the New York Times

Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ Praised by the New York Times

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The New York Times praised Psy's "Gangnam Style."

Recently, an article was released by the New York Times regarding Psy's "Gangnam Style" and its global recognition that is growing each day. The article was give the title, "Viral Video Gets Propaganda Treatment" and refers to Psy by his real Korean name, Park Jae Sang.

The article mentions, "Park Jae Sang, the South Korean phenomenon behind a dance video called Gangnam Style, got an even clearer sign of success" and explained that North Koreans used the video as a propaganda to make fun of a South Korean presidential candidate.

The New York Times article emphasizes the explosive success of the viral music video and mentions, "Gangnam Style is a big enough hit that even reclusive apparatchiks know of it."

The article continues to praise Psy by criticizing other K-Pop bands and explaining why they all failed to succeed in the United States. The New York Times article concluded that Psy's secret to success was, "his willingness to allow himself to be made fun of with a buffoonish performance."

The article is accessible at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/21/world/asia/gangnam-style-video-gets-north-korean-propaganda-treatment.html

Red Velvet takes their second win with "Ice Cream Cake" on this week"s "Inkigayo"

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Red Velvet takes their second win with "Ice Cream Cake" on this week"s "Inkigayo"


Red Velvet is the winner on SBS”s “Inkigayo” this week.

Following their first win on KBS”s “Music Bank” on March 27th, Red Velvet has gained their second trophy with “Ice Cream Cake”, beating out Huh Gak”s “April Snow” and Davichi”s “Two Lovers”.. ... Read more

2NE1"s Sandara Park dresses in Cony mascot for "Dr.Ian"

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2NE1"s Sandara Park dresses in Cony mascot for "Dr.Ian"


Web drama “Dr.Ian” has released some of the behind-the-scene still cuts of 2NE1″s Sandara Park.

The still cuts revealed Sandara in a mascot costume, which is none other than Cony from LINE Play. Her cute appearance even gained her the nickname “San rabbit”(Sandara + rabbit). She also received much praise from the staff for her passion and lively personality during the filming.. ... Read more

K-pop Throwback: KARA Starts a Dance Phenomenon with “Mister”

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K-pop Throwback: KARA Starts a Dance Phenomenon with “Mister”

K-pop Throwback: KARA Starts a Dance Phenomenon with “Mister” Written by Morgan On March 29, 2015

KARA is a group that has been present in K-pop in all its various forms for a very long time and on the 29th March the group is going to celebrate it’s 8th anniversary. In honor of the group’s birthday, I thought it would be a good idea to look back at the song that boosted their career to new heights by starting a dance phenomenon. . ... Read more

EXO releases "First Love" as a special gift for fans for 10 hours

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EXO releases "First Love" as a special gift for fans for 10 hours


EXO surprises their fans with a special present!

On March 29th, SMTOWN”s official Youtube channel uploaded the song “First Love” in both Korean and Chinese. As @PathcodeEXO has mentioned previously, the song is served as a special present for all the fans who have successfully solved the hints on the group”s 10 individual teasers.. ... Read more

Happy birthday to Red Velvet"s Irene

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Happy birthday to Red Velvet"s Irene


Stage Name: Irene Birth Name: Bae Ju Hyun Birthday: March 29, 1991 Birthplace: Daegu, South Korea Position: Leader, Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Vocalist Height: 161 cm Weight: 44 kg Blood Type: A Specialities: Acting, Rap Favorite Artist: BoA
- She was a part of the predebut team SM Rookies - She was in Henry”s “143” MV and SHINee”s “Why So Serious” - She was close with f(x)”s Amber when they were trainees - She is said to be nicknamed ‘The 2nd Tiffany’
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