K-Pop legend PSY is back after his 5-year long hiatus to show the kids how it’s done. After releasing the viral sensation ‘Gangnam Style’ that took over the world in 2012, he had promised an equally iconic comeback 10 years later and it looks like he has stuck to his words. After focusing on his own K-Pop label P Nation and preparing for his first boy group TNX, PSY makes his comeback with ‘PSY 9th’.
PSY released ‘PSY 9th’, his 9th studio album and its title track ‘That That’ featuring BTS’ Suga on April 29th. PSY’s 12-track album immediately trended on social media platforms like Twitter and MelOn. And his fans showed their support by helping ‘PSY 9th’ and its title track chart as ‘That That’ debuted at #1 on Bugs, #7 on Genie, and #15 on MelON. All of the other b-side tracks featuring the likes of Heize, Zico, and Hwasa also charted on Bugs and Genie. ‘That That’ even topped iTunes Top Songs Chart immediately after release in several regions like India, Singapore, and Thailand. Meanwhile, the music video for ‘That That’ reached 1 million likes on YouTube in just over an hour!
PSY – ‘PSY 9th’
PSY proved that he’s still got it and that he is the icon of all icons as he unfolded a star-studded tracklist for ‘PSY 9th’. Not only has he participated in the making of almost all of the tracks, but he also roped in some bigwigs for the best collaborations of the year. He almost broke K-Pop Twitter before the release as BTS’ Suga produced and collaborated on the title track ‘That That’ as they declare the end of the pandemic and carpe diem through the Wild Wild West in its music video. ‘Celeb’ is the 3-year-old song that finally made it out of the dungeons featuring Zico and Suzy. We also have tracks with the likes of Mamamoo’s Hwasa and Epik High’s Tablo while PSY’s labelmates, Jessi, Crush and Heize were also more than excited to collaborate with their CEO.