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16 Die, 11 Injured After Grate Collapses at K-Pop Concert

Many of those who were injured from the collapse were rescued.

10/17/2014

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K-Pop Equations: Adding Up The American Influences In K-Pop

Before PSY broke the unprecedented YouTube record of one billion views on the site with “Gangnam Style,” a legion of dedicated global fans were already supporting him and his K-pop peers. South Korea has 50 […]

05/01/2013

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PSY Gets Raunchy With New Single ‘Gentleman’

The wait for PSY’s new single is over. “Gentleman” leaked earlier today, a day before its scheduled release, and it’s not as innocent as some may think. The 35-year-old K-pop star’s “Gangnam Style” follow-up is […]

04/12/2013

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Psy “Gangnam Style”: Viral Internet Sensation Or Subversive Korean Commentary?

What if inside this viral sensation lurks a deeper social commentary? The residents of Gangnam are South Korea’s one-percent and Psy offers a “subversive message about class and wealth.”

08/29/2012

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