Asian pop star storms Dodger Stadium

South Korean idol PSY teaches L.A. to dance

Published August 23, 2012 6:37PM (EDT)

    (Gangnam Style Music Video)
(Gangnam Style Music Video)

South Korean pop star PSY, who graduated from the Berklee College of Music, gained international fame after his video “Gangnam Style,” went viral, amassing more than 49 million hits since mid-July. Be warned: the video is like 15 intense LMFAO songs spliced into one, then played back in Korean. The video’s  zany "horse dance," bizarre characters, and relentless beat make it feel like a parody of pop music which, according to The Atlantic, may not be far from the truth.

The Dodgers honored PSY by playing his song, then tweeted the video of the crowd erupting into the horse dance.

By Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at

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