Sometimes art can imitate life — and other times, life can imitate the Internet

“Gangnam Style,” which currently has racked up almost 2.5 billion YouTube views since it was released in 2012, took down then-reigning YouTube champ Justin Bieber and encouraged a conversation about geography with Dennis Rodman

And now, it may live immortally in real life, too.

The Gangnam district in South Korea announced a proposal to build a bronze statue of the elegantly placed hands of Psy, which would be located in front of the South Korean COEX shopping center, one of the locations where the music video was filmed. The tourism director of Gangnam district, on which the song was based, hopes that the statue will become a popular landmark of the district Read more…

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‘Gangnam Style’ may soon be a statue in South Korea