psy is the stage name of the south korean k-pop / dance pop musician park jea-sang. he is a funny and very passionate artist, braking the roles of traditional k-pop with brining in controversial elements into the lyrics with the result that he had to pay a fine in south korea for ‘inapproriate content’ for his debut album in 2001. with the second album he pushed it a tick harder and became known as one of the controversial artists with the consequence of the album been banned in 2002 from being sold to the under 19 years old.
since then he has released several albums with similar effects and he kept on touring with a great stage show. know in 2012 he became a web phenomenon with is song and fun video of “gangnam style” attracting already over 220 million views.