Little PSY goes solo after 'Gangnam Style' cameo

The 7-year-old nicknamed "Little PSY" is releasing an electro pop song next week through iTunes. The boy whose real name is Hwang Min-woo says he wants to gain global fame like his "big brother," PSY.

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2013 file photo, South Korean rapper PSY performs before President Park Geun-hye's presidential inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Sporting a black suit and a sleek haircut, a 7-year-old boy, Hwang Min-woo performed at a news conference in South Korea on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. The impish boy nicknamed �Little PSY� is releasing an electro pop song next week through iTunes. Min-woo says he wants to gain global fame like his �big brother,� PSY. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, FIle)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The impish boy who showed off his dance moves alongside PSY in "Gangnam Style" is hoping to go viral, too.

The 7-year-old nicknamed "Little PSY" is releasing an electro pop song next week through iTunes. The boy whose real name is Hwang Min-woo says he wants to gain global fame like his "big brother," PSY.

Sporting a black suit and a sleek haircut, Min-woo performed at a news conference in South Korea on Wednesday. He is the latest recruit in the increasingly global K-pop industry.

Min-woo is a second-grader and his mother comes from Vietnam.

Meanwhile, the big PSY has released a "Gangnam Style" remix and is continuing his worldwide tour. The video released on YouTube in July has a record 1.39 billion views.

Associated Press
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