Yoo Gun-hyung

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Yoo Gun-hyung is a Sooth Korean recordin airtist, sangwriter, an producer best kent as the co-writer an co-producer o the 2012 warldwide hit sang "Gangnam Style" performit bi co-writer PSY.

Biografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Yoo Gun-Hyung wis introducit tae the warld o K-pop in 1996 as ane-hauf (alang wi Suh Jung-Hwan) o the Korean hip hop duo Untitle.[1] Yoo an Suh were both still in heich schuil, an gained pairticular notoriety in the Korean muisic industrie acause they wur awready writin their awn sangs.[2] Their seicont album, entitled The Blue Color wis released in 1997.[3] Untitle disbandit in 1999.[4]

Yoo's collaboration wi PSY goes back at least tae 2006, wi Yoo writin muisic an PSY writin leerics for sangs on the 2006 album PSY – We Are The One.[5]

Yoo an PSY hae co-written sangs for IVY,[6] Kim Jin Pyo,[7] an Ulala Session an aw.[8]

It haes been reportit that Yoo an umwhile Untitle co-memmer Suh hae been wirkin wi Jang Woo Hyuk (umwhile o H.O.T.) on a solo project.[9]

"Gangnam Style", the lead single o PSY 6 (Six Rules), Part 1, which Yoo co-wrote wi PSY, wis released on 15 Julie 2012, an the video wis uploadit tae YouTube the same day.[10] Athin weeks, the video haed made it tae #3 on YouTube's muisic video leet.[11] Then in August, the video went viral ootside o the Korean-speakin warld, an bi September haed become the maist "likit" video in the history o YouTube.[12]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. miketastic, "Way Back Wednesday: Spring Fling", www.allkpop, March 21, 2012. Note that although English-language sources sometimes mistakenly call the group "Untitled", the group's music videos (i.e. this one) feature the spelling "Untitle" and that is the spelling used by major English-language sources on South Korean popular culture, including soompi.com and allkpop.com.
  2. miketastic, "Way Back Wednesday: Spring Fling", www.allkpop, March 21, 2012.; thunderstix, "Two Old School Idol Groups Come Together for New Album", scoompi.com, May 4, 2011.
  3. miketastic, "Way Back Wednesday: Spring Fling", www.allkpop, March 21, 2012.
  4. miketastic, "Way Back Wednesday: Spring Fling", www.allkpop, March 21, 2012.
  5. edward1849, "Top 20 – May week 4", May 30, 2006.
  6. edward1849, "New albums and singles preview – 2009 October week 5", Nov. 1, 2009
  7. edward1849, "Weekly K-pop Music Chart 2010 – February Week 2", Feb. 14, 2010.
  8. Stewart Ho, "Ulala Session Shakes Things Up With Park Han Byul in Music Video, Makes an All-Kill on Charts", CJ E&M enewsWorld, May 10, 2012.
  9. thunderstix, "Two Old School Idol Groups Come Together for New Album", scoompi.com, May 4, 2011.
  10. Kevin Alloca, "'Gangnam Style' is Your International Hit of the Month", YouTube Trends, Aug. 7, 2012.
  11. Kevin Alloca, "'Gangnam Style' is Your International Hit of the Month", YouTube Trends, Aug. 7, 2012.
  12. "'Gangnam Style' holds Guinness world record for most 'liked' video in YouTube history", guinnessworldrecords.com, Sept. 20, 2012