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U.S. People Magazine Features, "5 Things to Know About the 'Gangnam Style' Rapper"

By Staff Writer | September 07, 2012 11:13 AM EDT

U.S. People Magazine Features, "5 Things to Know About the 'Gangnam Style' Rapper"
U.S. People Magazine Features, "5 Things to Know About the 'Gangnam Style' Rapper" (Photo : d)

U.S. People magazine featured Psy, talking about his debut to his education status.

Yesterday, an article with the title, "Psy: 5 Things to Know About the 'Gangnam Style' Rapper" was revealed with facts about the singer.

According to People, Psy's music video has reached over 100 million views, 780,000 twitter views and 260,000 friends on Facebook.

With Psy appearing at the MTV VMA's, People revealed 5 things you should know about Psy.

1. His real name is Park Jae-Sang.

They first stated that his real name was Park Jae-Sang and that he was 35 years old. He debuted in Korea in 2001 and due to his unique style and honest lyrics, he became known as the bizarre singer of Korea.

2. Gangnam is a wealthy neighborhood in Seoul.

Gangnam is one of the more affluent cities in Seoul. All the major companies such as LG, Samsung, Hyundai headquarters are located here. Many famous universities are here as well. Psy's "Gangnam Style" reveals the truths about men and women living in Gangnam.

3. He studied in the U.S.

They continued to talk about Psy's education. He was born on December 31, 1977 and attended the Berklee College of Music.

4. 'Gangnam Style' is giving K-Pop international exposure.

They explain that "Gangnam Style" is allowing K-Pop to be exposed globally. He has also ranked number 1 on the iTunes Music Video Chart, beating Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift. This is also the first time a korean artist  has ranked this high on the charts.

5. He might be the next Justin Bieber.

They concluded with the prediction that Psy could become the next Justin Bieber. Psy has also signed a contract with Justin Bieber's agency. 

Psy has also recently attended the MTV VMA's and showed off his 'horse-riding' dance moves on the red carpet.

Tagged :  Psy, Gangnam Style


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