September 25, 2012 6:03 PM EST
Funny Memes: 10 Things to Know about Gangnam Style [PHOTOS and VIDEO]
If you have a Facebook or a Twitter account, you have probably read about "Gangnam Style." If you frequently visit YouTube, you must have watched the Gangnam Style video even before it went viral. However, not everyone is a social network resident. Others are still puzzled as to how this certain "style" became a big hit.
For those who have no idea about PSY's Gangnam Style, here is a list of 10 things to know about the Korean rap performer's hit.
10. "Gangnam Style" (강남 스타일) is a dance song written and performed by Korean artist Park Jae Sung, aka PSY.
9. Gangnam Style is an emerging slang in Korea. It refers to the elite lifestyle of movers and shakers at Seoul's Gangnam district (강남), where the rich and the famous mingle and thrive.
8. Gangnam Style ruled the Korean billboard charts soon after it was released in Seoul.
7. PSY's Gangnam Style video went viral on YouTube by July this year.
6. PSY's hilarious and easy-to-follow dance moves proved to be a mass drawer. It quickly became a global trend, transcending age and social classes.
5. PSY has said in interviews that he used the same dance moves when he joined a talent contest in August 2011.
4. With his wit and sense of humour, PSY entertains people like a pro. Recently on Ellen, PSY showed the live audience what his style is all about. A video of his guest appearance on the show can be seen here or played below.
3. Unless you turn off all your media channels and stay away from social networks, you will hear Gangnam Style at least a couple of times a day.
2. You have a school teacher who knows how to dance Gangnam Style. And you know of some parents (if not your own) who are learning Gangnam Style right now.
1. What does the Gangnam Style lyrics say?
Oppa's Gangnam style/ Gangnam style/ A girl who is warm and graceful during the day / A classy girl who knows how to enjoy a cup of coffee / A girl whose heart gets hotter when night comes / A girl with that kind of twist
I'm a guy / A guy who is as warm as you during the day / A guy who downs his coffee before it cools down /A guy whose heart bursts when night comes / That kind of guy
Do the words make sense to you? And have you tried dancing ala Gangnam Style?
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