Jun 23 2013
Korean “Gangnum’ star to change title of new song out of fear of getting his throat cut by Arab Muslims
The Korean pop star, Psy, will make alterations to his new track ‘Assarabia,’ which stems from a slang term used to describe thrills. Korean pop sensation doesn’t want to get himself in trouble with Arab jihadists.
Hollywood Reporter (h/t Maurice) In his new track “Assarabia,” also known as “Assaravia” in English, Psy announced that he will change the song title, and some of the lyrics, to avoid upsetting Arabs, according to The Associated Press. South Koreans use the slang term to describe thrills with no suggestions to ethnicity or body parts. However, to prevent any misinterpretations, Psy plans to change the song title.