According to the related personnel, PSY chose the particular performance as the most memorable one amongst all M COUNTDOWN WHAT’S UP performances. Before watching the show, he tweeted his current state with a photo of him and Missy Elliott.
He said, “They contributed greatly to spreading K culture to the world. I am so impressed that the performance ended in enormous success in L.A. Looking at the performance joined by 20,000 spectators, I felt very proud as a South Korean artist.”
South Korea’s baseballer Ryu Hyun Jin was also present at M COUNTDOWN WHAT’S UP, and at the post-performance dinner, he applauded the K-Pop artists by meeting them personally and telling them they were awesome.
To spread K culture and sustain K-Pop craze in the heart of world’s entertainment city, L.A., CJ E&M held a comprehensive K-culture festival KCON 2013 for two days on August 24 and 25.