Gangnam Style: Gaining popularity and losing meaning in America


Gangnam Style: Gaining popularity and losing meaning in America

“Gangnam Style,” the latest pop culture sensation and most-viewed Youtube video in the world, has drawn millions of viewers with its wacky "horse dances" and catchy lyrics. But with its escalating popularity in America, the original meaning of this video has become overshadowed. Hear first-year history student Jeremy Rondon, second-year psychobiology student Kevin Suh, second-year psychology student Esther Kim, and David Yoo, director of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, talk about the video.

"Gangnam Style: Gaining popularity and losing meaning in America"

“Gangnam Style,” the latest pop culture sensation and most-viewed Youtube video in the world, has drawn millions of viewers with its wacky “horse dances” and catchy lyrics. But with its escalating popularity in America, the original meaning of this video has become overshadowed. Hear first-year history student Jeremy Rondon, second-year psychobiology student Kevin Suh, second-year psychology student Esther Kim, and David Yoo, director of the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, talk about the video.

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