Gangnam Nationalism: Why Psy's anti-American rap shouldn't surprise you

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Nationalism is a complicated force, and it might not always mean the same thing within one culture as it does in another. Keep that in mind as you read about how Psy, the South Korean rapper beloved in the United States for his mega-hit Gangnam Style, participated in two anti-American performances a few years before he became a big star here. And keep in mind that this is bigger than just Psy and his performances, particularly as controversy is likely to build over President Obama and his family's plans to attend a charity concert featuring the Korean pop star.

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By Staff 12/07/2012 06:06:00