Posts tagged "Psy"

Watch Drake, Haim, & Sia Read Mean Tweets About Themselves On Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Live aired another edition of its ridiculously popular Mean Tweets series, and it was their second one that focused exclusively on musicians. Drake, Haim, Sia, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, and more read some harsh tweets from the dark recesses of the internet. For example: “Drake… More »

By: James Rettig / February 3, 2015 - 12:19 am

“Gangnam Style” Broke YouTube’s View Counter

PSY’s 2012 sensation “Gangnam Style” was inescapable at the time of its release and, two years later, it’s been largely forgotten, but it’s still been racking up YouTube views from curious listeners and K-pop fans alike. Earlier this year, it became the first video on YouTube to surpass 2 billion views, and now it will… More »

By: James Rettig / December 3, 2014 - 6:34 pm

Watch SNL Parody Ariana Grande, Megan Trainor, Sam Smith, & Lorde With Young Tarts & Old Farts Commercial

A highlight of tonight’s funny (really) and cameo-filled (Jennifer Lawrence, Crazy Eyes) episode of Saturday Night Live was the fake commercial for Young Tarts & Old Farts, a compilation of duets in the style of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s recent chart-topping album Cheek To Cheek. This gave the cast an opportunity to break out… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / November 16, 2014 - 9:18 am

Here’s Weird Al’s New Polka Medley Covering Miley Cyrus, Daft Punk, Macklemore, & More

Stereogum founder Scott Lapatine has noted several times lately that the polka medleys have always been the best part of Weird Al Yankovic’s albums, and he might have a point. Basically, in addition to numerous parodies and originals, Yankovic always stitches together a string of pop hits covered as ebullient traditional polka tunes; Here’s aMore »

By: Chris DeVille / July 15, 2014 - 3:51 pm

The Week In Pop: What Can We Actually Learn From Billboard And Twitter’s Trending 140?

What are you doing right this second? Reading this article, right? And maybe toggling between several other tabs, blasting some music, sipping some iced coffee, and/or twirling your hair? Maybe you’re reading this on your phone while waiting for a dentist appointment or attempting to merge into highway traffic? Maybe you can’t pay attention because… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 12, 2014 - 4:21 pm

Someone Mashed Up Linkin Park’s Entire Hybrid Theory With “Gangnam Style”

So I’m sitting at my friends’ house last night playing Cards Against Humanity, and one guy loads up something just as gleefully tasteless: Linkin Park’s 2000 debut album Hybrid Theory, track by track, each one mashed up with “Gangnam Style.” Every. Single. Track. Anime aficionados RosalinaSama and Triple-Q arranged this gorgeous monstrosity, which is called… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 30, 2013 - 10:39 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Every music video that came out during this apocalyptic, ridiculous week felt like a way to kill a few minutes before either flames consumed the entire planet or Daft Punk got around to dropping their “Get Lucky” video, so if we found ourselves a little less captivated than usual this week, it wasn’t necessarily the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 19, 2013 - 12:10 pm

PSY – “Gangnam Style (Diplo Remix)” (Feat. 2 Chainz & Tyga)

Diplo will not let memes die, and now he’s applied his remixing talents to PSY’s K-pop goof “Gangnam Style,” the most popular song in the history of YouTube. The frantically ping-ponging Diplo remix doesn’t keep too many elements of the original track, but it does add some partied-out new verses from radio-rap heroes 2 Chainz… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 5, 2013 - 10:46 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was an amazing week for videos, but not a great week for videos with anything in common with each other. Here’s the only narrative I thread I can pull from the five videos below: Two of them are inspirational sports stories, though that’s really all they have in common. So: Olympics? We’ll go with… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 27, 2012 - 3:56 pm