Posts tagged "K-Pop"
Gangnam Style

Gangnam Style

Beyond the Horse Dance: Viral Vid “Gangnam Style” Critiques Korea’s Extreme Inequality A Korean rapper and singer-songwriter Park Jeasang – known as PSY, short for “Psycho” – has taken the Internet by storm with the wacky video for his song “Gangnam Style (강남스타일)”. The irresistibly absurd “horse-riding dance” featured in the video has everyone from Britney...
Neo-Hallyu

Neo-Hallyu

Koreans use the term “Hallyu” to describe the phenomenon. It refers to the “Korean Wave” of entertainment and culture that has swept across the shores of almost every single country in the region, even increasingly beyond. Some are now even referring to the trend as “Hallyu-wood.” K-Pop wave continues to sweep through the world. After...