Psy goes from `Gangnam` to hip-hop style in new song
Psy, who set off a global sensation with "Gangnam Style," tried out a fresh sound Sunday as he released a hip-hop tale of drunken debauchery co-starring rap legend Snoop Dogg.
Entitled "Hangover," the South Korean star`s new song returns to the "Gangnam Style" theme of material excess but eschews the giddy K-Pop arrangements of his 2012 megahit for more minimalist hip-hop beats.
The video features Psy and the notoriously hard-partying Snoop Dogg on a night of intense boozing. The subject matter is apparent from the video`s first moments in which Psy vomits in a toilet bowl, only to start tapping his hands to the rhythm as Snoop Dogg jumps out of a bathtub revved up to party.
In a line that could quickly become a favorite in late-night bars the world over, the song goes: "The party`s over! It ain`t over!" and, "Drink it up and get sick. Bottoms up, get wasted."
The video takes the duo on a beer-sodden adventure through Seoul`s rambunctious nightlife. At one point, young women twerk to the music and later Psy and Snoop Dogg skip through the streets with two flirtatious middle-aged women they met at a karaoke bar.
"I can`t stop. Making bottles pop until the wheels go out," Snoop Dogg raps. "I can`t quit. I wake up in the morning do the same sh*t."
Psy released "Hangover" on YouTube, an appropriate forum for him after "Gangnam Style" became the most viewed music clip ever on the video-sharing site with more than two billion views.
In an elaborate roll-out for the video, Psy and Snoop Dogg also appeared on a special edition of the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" comedy show in Los Angeles broadcast before game two of the National Basketball Association finals.
Psy, whose real name is Park Jae-Sang, said that he and Snoop Dogg wrote the song through online collaboration and filmed the video together in Seoul in just 18 hours of production without breaks.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Check out: Evergreen Anil Kapoor on mag cover!
- Tweets on Yakub Memon: Salman being targeted for his celebrity status, says Salim Khan
- Richa Chadha turns Persian Empress for Reynu Taandon's show
- J J Abrams broke his back helping injured Harrison Ford
- Jaya gives Rs 6 lakh assistance to ailing Tamil folk singer