Psy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/36276/all en Psy slaps Rodman over North-South slip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/psy-slaps-rodman-over-north-south-slip In one of several tweets since he arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday with members of the Harlem Globetrotters, the retired basketball Hall of Famer wondered if he might meet up with Psy during his stay in the North.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/psy-slaps-rodman-over-north-south-slip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Divided regions Entertainment National Basketball Association Political geography Psy AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 05:00:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768042 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy to release new song, hold concert in April http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/psy-release-new-song-hold-concert-april-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Korean rapper Psy said Friday he would release the highly-anticipated follow-up to his global hit "Gangnam Style" in April, and hold a large concert in Seoul to mark the occasion.</p> <p>Psy, sporting his signature sunglasses, announced the planned release in Korean and English in a video uploaded to YouTube, which featured subtitles in Chinese, Thai, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Indonesian.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/psy-release-new-song-hold-concert-april-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Psy Psy-S Seoul AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 08:15:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776925 at http://www.globalpost.com "Psy Style" scores as Gangnam rapper readies new song http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/psy-style-scores-gangnam-rapper-readies-new-song <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Narae Kim</p> <p>SEOUL (Reuters) - As South Korean rapper Psy readies what he hopes will be his next hit song, aiming for a repeat of the viral "Gangnam Style", retailers are keeping a close eye on what he wears, hoping another blockbuster will send sales surging.</p> <p>From the tortoiseshell sunglasses to the two-toned Oxfords the chubby singer sported for his YouTube megahit, a wide range of brands - and Seoul's Gangnam district itself - have reaped rich rewards from the Psy effect.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/psy-style-scores-gangnam-rapper-readies-new-song" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Gangnam-gu Psy Psy-S Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 03:30:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5782937 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy-return http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130317/psy-return <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 17 (Yonhap) -- South Korean rapper Psy on Sunday returned home and said he is ready to unveil his much-awaited follow-up to "Gangnam Style."</p> <p>"I'm done with preparations for a new song and am torn between two songs," Psy told reporters upon flying into Gimpo International Airport in Seoul from Malaysia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130317/psy-return" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Human Interest Psy Psy-S Seoul Yonhap News Agency Sun, 17 Mar 2013 06:46:09 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5785805 at http://www.globalpost.com Dress in white for Psy, rapper tells fans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130327/dress-white-psy-rapper-tells-fans <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean rapper Psy wants his fans to turn up in white at his April concert where he will launch a new song that he hopes will cement the success of his "Gangnam Style" Youtube hit.</p> <p>"See this pic and let's be white on 0413", Psy tweeted on his @psy_oppa Twitter feed on Wednesday, referring to the April 13 concert to be held in the South Korean capital of Seoul.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130327/dress-white-psy-rapper-tells-fans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Psy Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Mar 2013 05:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5794976 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy's new song features 'Psy style' take on Korean dance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/psys-new-song-features-psy-style-take-korean-dance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Korean rapper Psy is promising a "Psy style" take on a traditional Korean dance to accompany the release next week of the highly-anticipated follow-up to his global hit "Gangnam Style".</p> <p>The new single, titled "Gentleman", comes out on April 12, and the 35-year-old star will promote it with a special concert the next day in the South Korean capital Seoul.</p> <p>"I've been working and reworking on it continuously and I think the latest version will be the final one," Psy told a local TV news programme on Monday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130401/psys-new-song-features-psy-style-take-korean-dance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Divided regions Political geography Psy AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 02:15:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798927 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy's 'Gentleman' -- the only launch worth worrying about http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/psys-gentleman-the-only-launch-worth-worrying-about <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Even Kim Jong-Un's threats of nuclear war can't divert world attention from the main event on the Korean peninsula this week -- the launch of Psy's hugely anticipated follow-up to his global hit "Gangnam Style".</p> <p>The new single "Gentleman" will hit online music stores worldwide Friday and finally answer the question of whether "Gangnam Style" and its invisible horse-riding dance was more than just a one-hit wonder.</p> <p>The 35-year-old rapper will follow up the release with a promotional concert in Seoul for 50,000 fans.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/psys-gentleman-the-only-launch-worth-worrying-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Psy Religion South Korea YG Entertainment AFP Thu, 11 Apr 2013 03:51:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5810096 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy's 'Gentleman' -- the only launch worth worrying about http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/psys-gentleman-the-only-launch-worth-worrying-about <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Even Kim Jong-Un's threats of nuclear war can't divert world attention from the main event on the Korean peninsula this week -- the launch of Psy's hugely anticipated follow-up to his global hit "Gangnam Style".</p> <p>The new single "Gentleman" will hit online music stores worldwide Friday and finally answer the question of whether "Gangnam Style" and its invisible horse-riding dance was more than just a one-hit wonder.</p> <p>The 35-year-old rapper will follow up the release with a promotional concert in Seoul for 50,000 fans.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130411/psys-gentleman-the-only-launch-worth-worrying-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Psy Religion South Korea YG Entertainment AFP Thu, 11 Apr 2013 04:00:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5810103 at http://www.globalpost.com Korean rapper Psy releases single to follow "Gangnam" hit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130411/korean-rapper-psy-releases-single-follow-gangnam-hit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Narae Kim and Elaine Lies</p> <p>SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean rapper Psy released his much-anticipated new single on Thursday hoping to repeat the success of "Gangnam Style" that made him the biggest star to emerge from the growing K-pop music scene.</p> <p>The video for "Gangnam Style" has become the most watched item on YouTube with more than 1.5 billion hits and Psy's horse-riding moves sparked an international dance craze.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130411/korean-rapper-psy-releases-single-follow-gangnam-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Gangnam Hip hop in South Korea Psy Thomson Reuters Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:15:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5811211 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy back in saddle with new single ‘Gentleman’ http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/psy-back-saddle-new-single-gentleman <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> “Gangnam Style” star Psy unveiled Friday the follow-up to his global hit with another catchy dance tune infused with his signature self-mocking humor - but fans had to wait for the all-important video.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/psy-back-saddle-new-single-gentleman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Psy Psy-S South Korea Asianet Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:17:20 +0000 Asianet 5813592 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy vows concert 'shout out' to North Koreans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/psy-vows-concert-shout-out-north-koreans "Hopefully with my 'Gangnam style,' 'Gentleman,' and my music video, choreography... hopefully they might enjoy it too."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/psy-vows-concert-shout-out-north-koreans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Gu of Seoul Psy Psy-S AFP Sat, 13 Apr 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5814691 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Gentleman' Psy unveils hip-swinging dance, music video (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/gentleman-psy-unveils-hip-swinging-dance-music-video South Korean pop star Psy unveiled Saturday the hip-swinging dance and music video for his new song, aimed at replicating the global success of "Gangnam Style" and its famed horse-riding dance.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/gentleman-psy-unveils-hip-swinging-dance-music-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Korean language Psy Psy-S AFP Sat, 13 Apr 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5814789 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Gentleman' Psy unveils hip-swinging dance, music video http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/gentleman-psy-unveils-hip-swinging-dance-music-video-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Korean pop star Psy unveiled Saturday the hip-swinging dance and music video for his new song, aimed at replicating the global success of "Gangnam Style" and its famed horse-riding dance. </p> <p>The singer showed off the much-anticipated dance moves -- a simple swaying, grinding hip movement -- at a promotional concert in Seoul, held at a time of heightened military tensions with North Korea.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130413/gentleman-psy-unveils-hip-swinging-dance-music-video-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Korean language Psy Psy-S AFP Sat, 13 Apr 2013 22:16:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5815048 at http://www.globalpost.com Korean rapper Psy releases single to follow 'Gangnam' hit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130415/korean-rapper-psy-releases-single-follow-gangnam-hit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> South Korean rapper Psy released his much-anticipated new single on Thursday, hoping to repeat the success of "Gangnam Style" that made him the biggest star to emerge from the growing K-pop music scene.</p><P>The video for "Gangnam Style" has become the most watched item on YouTube with more than 1.5 billion hits and Psy's horse-riding moves sparked an international dance craze.</p><P>The details of his latest single, "Gentleman," were kept under wraps until the song was released at midnight in New Zealand.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130415/korean-rapper-psy-releases-single-follow-gangnam-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gangnam Hip hop in South Korea Psy Asianet Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:17:17 +0000 Asianet 5816774 at http://www.globalpost.com Psy's 'Gentleman' takes dive in US charts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130502/psys-gentleman-takes-dive-us-charts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Psy's new single "Gentleman" has plunged in the US hit parade as the South Korean rapper struggles to repeat the success of his global chart-topper "Gangnam Style".</p> <p>"Gentleman" dropped to 26th place in the Billboard Hot 100, updated on Wednesday, from fifth last week and 12th on its debut a fortnight ago.</p> <p>Sales of "Gentleman" fell by 50 percent to 36,000.</p> <p>The music video of Psy's new single has been watched more than 267 million times on YouTube since it was posted on April 13, but Billboard only counts the number of views in the United States.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130502/psys-gentleman-takes-dive-us-charts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gentleman Psy Singles Technology AFP Thu, 02 May 2013 08:15:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5829684 at http://www.globalpost.com