PSY Asks That You Not Call Him A One-Hit Wonder
K-Pop sensation PSY had the entire world galloping around at one point with “Gangnam Style,” the most-watched video of all time (1.5 billion views and counting), but the reality is that the hype surrounding him has died down.
During a recent interview with New York radio station 92.3 NOW, PSY explained the transition and why he shouldn’t be called a one-hit wonder.
“After ‘Gangnam Style,’ I hesitated to answer the question ‘What’s next?'” he explained. “Literally, right after that short period of hesitation they started calling me one-hit wonder all over the world. I was like, ‘What do you mean one-hit wonder?’ I’ve already been in this industry in my country for 12 years.”
Indeed, the South Korean singer’s first album was released 12 years ago, in 2001. He’s earned more and more notoriety in the Asian music market with each subsequent release.
“When I do some jobs for 12 years and then you’re called one-hit wonder, that feels really great,” he continued, sarcastically berating his fifteen minutes of fame label.
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