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  • Understanding Psy and Snoop Dogg’s “Hangover”

  • Mimsie Ladner 1085
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    Earlier this week, international sensation Psy debuted his latest release, “Hangover,” featuring American rapper Snoop Dogg (er… Lion) on his oft-visited YouTube channel. Responses to the video have been mixed. Some believe the song is just as catchy as his “Gangnam Style,” a viral hit that has received over 2 billion views to date. Still others have complained, slamming the video for its incessant product placement and Snoop Dogg’s ever-growing tendency to sell out. Either way, “Hangover” is entertaining and paints a rather accurate portrait of Korea’s intense drinking culture and famous nightlife (sans all the twerking in gold booty shorts). For those less accustomed to Korean ways, read on to better understand what exactly the duo are doing in the five minute video. (VISIT SEOUL SEARCHING FOR THE FULL ARTICLE.)