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In 2012, the rapper went from being unknown outside of his native Korea to a genuine global superstar, thanks entirely to his international hit song.
“Hit” may be the understatement of all time.
It’s inspired countless parodies and become a phenomenon – one that goes beyond mere dance moves or lyrics no one in the U.S. really understands.
So you may be surprised to learn how he plans on capping off 2012: by “ending” the song with a performance on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.” He tells MTV News: