Gangnam Style Music Video Breaks Guinness World Record?

'Gangnam Style' music video by a south Korean rapper PSY or real name, Park Jae-Sang released in July 15, 2012 was so popular where it has been added in Guinness World Record for the most liked video in YouTube history. According to the report, the music video has been released about 3 months, it has been "liked" for more than 2,141,758 times, making it the most liked video in YouTube history. It beat the previous record holder for most liked video on YouTube include LMFAO's 'Party Rock Anthem' (1,574,963 likes), Justin's Bieber's 'Baby' (1,327,147 likes) and Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' (1,245,641 likes). Well, few second ago when i checked, 'Gangnam Style' now has reached up to 2,362,234 likes and 241,664,464 views. 

'Gangnam Style' is a Korean language colloquialism that refers to a luxurious lifestyle associated with the Gangnam district of Seoul, where people are trendy, hip and exude a certain supposed 'class'. The song talks about the perfect girlfriend who knows when to be refined and when to get wild. The song's refrain 'Oppa Gangnam style' has been translated as 'Big brother is Gangnam style', with PSY referring to himself; "oppa" is a Korean expression used by females to refer to an older male friend or older brother.

Why has PSY’s video seen such overwhelming popularity? abc news explains in the segment below.


Also check out Gangnam Style: 6 Things You Didn't Know About the Korean Rapper Psy and His Party Song by abc news

For anyone who haven't seen the 'Gangnam Style' music video by PSY. Check out the original music video.



Perhaps now you will see a lot of people around your neighborhood doing the 'Gangnam Style" signature dance move, the 'horse riding dance' You can also easily search for parody for this music video in YouTube. Among my favorite are these 2 videos done by a group of people in Sabah, Malaysia. Place where i was born. It's in Hakka Chinese dialect though. But the video was english subbed.

Orang Sabah Style by Jack's Stuff Production



Sabah Hakka Style by FPSabah


There's another one KL style by JinnyboyTV. KL refer to Kuala Lumpur, capital city of Malaysia. Located at central west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.


Here's another one using the popular short scene from the movie Downfall featuring Hitler


Bernard Tzing

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