“Gangnam Style,” the baroque and bizarre Korean music video that’s become a viral mega-hit on YouTube and been viewed more than 100 million times.
PSY, a rapper-singer type, emotes and dances around for some four minutes to an aggressively hypnotic techno track while surrounded at different times by horses, beautiful women, a carousel, commuters and old people. Check out the video here.
“Gangnam Style” also has some deeper meaning that most stupified YouTube viewers are probably unaware of. The title refers to the affluent Gangnam district of Seoul, South Korea, and is meant to poke fun at the area’s outsized influence. Check out the full infographic for details.