PSY (Park Jae-sung) is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter and music producer who has gained international fame due to his track “Gangnam Style”. The song became one of the most popular songs.
Psy’s Early Life
Psy was born on 31. happened onscheduled tribe December, 1977. Park Jae-sang is his given name. He was born into a wealthy family in Gangnam District, Seoul, South Korea. Park Won-ho, his father, is the chairman of DI Corporation. Kim Young-hee, his mother, is a restaurateur. At Sehwa High School, Psy was considered a class clown as she did not like school. Former students have noted that he brought an infectious and joyful atmosphere to his lessons.
The band Queen, particularly “Bohemian Rhapsody,” influenced Psy’s musical tastes. Park had intended to attend Boston University, but by the time he arrived in the United States and started school, he had lost interest in his business administration studies. Psy used the money left over from her tuition to buy musical instruments and equipment. He dropped out of BU and enrolled at Berklee College of Music, but eventually left to pursue a music career in South Korea.
PSY’s music career began when their debut album, ‘PSY from a Psycho World’, was penalized by the Korean government for containing ‘inappropriate material’. No matter how harsh the punishment was for his initial attempt, it was a decent success. After their debut, PSY released two more albums, ‘Sa 2’ and ‘3 PSY’. PSY’s songs were criticized for being overly explicit and for not having a positive impact on Korean youth, although they still won awards at the Seoul Music Awards that year.
PSY completed the required military training in 2003, which is required of all South Korean men, and was promptly discharged due to his employment description as a software programmer. PSY returned in 2006 with the release of their next studio album, ‘Sajib’, which was both critically and financially successful.
PSY was reorganized in 2007 to continue his military duty due to job concerns, and he remained in the military for the next two years before being relieved of his responsibilities in July 2009. In 2010, he was signed to YG Entertainment, Korea’s largest entertainment firm. , and their fifth studio album, titled ‘PSY 5’, was released the same year. However, their problems did not go away, and a song from the album entitled “Right Now” was partially banned in South Korea due to obscenity on the performance.
Everything changed for Psy, with the release of their sixth album, “Cy 6 (Six Rules), Part 1”. To say that the song “Gangnam Style” burst into popular music scenes around the world is an understatement, and to say that the video went viral is an understatement. The song officially peaked at #1 on the iTunes Music Videos chart on August 21, 2012, surpassing Justin Bieber and Katy Perry. Since its debut on July 15, 2012, “Gangnam Style” has garnered over 3 billion views on Youtube.
Psy’s personal life
In October 2006, Psy married Yoo Hye Yeon, and the couple now has twins.
Psy’s net worth
Psy is a South Korean rapper worth over $60 million. Thanks to its phenomenal success, Psy made little fortune from “Gangnam Style” in the first year of its release. Psy’s 7 billion video views have resulted in millions of dollars of ad revenue shared. Psy has made about $4 million from 4 million iTunes downloads.
Psy’s physical appearance
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