This photo taken in 1980s shows the scenery of Gangnam area in 

This photo taken in 1980s shows the scenery of Gangnam area in Seoul, South Korea. Gangnam is the most coveted address in Korea now, but less than two generations ago it was little more than some forlorn homes surrounded by flat farmland and drainage ditches. Now about 1 percent of Seoul's population lives there, but many of its residents are very rich. South Korean rapper PSY's "Gangnam Style" video has more than 200 million YouTube views and counting, and it's easy to see why. Gangnam is only a small slice of Seoul, but it inspires a complicated mixture of desire, envy and bitterness. It's also the spark for PSY's catchy, world-conquering song. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Sung-kyu) KOREA OUT
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This photo taken in 1980s shows the scenery of Gangnam area in Seoul, South Korea. Gangnam is the most coveted address in Korea now, but less than two generations ago it was little more than some forlorn homes surrounded by flat farmland and drainage ditches. Now about 1 percent of Seoul's population lives there, but many of its residents are very rich. South Korean rapper PSY's "Gangnam Style" video has more than 200 million YouTube views and counting, and it's easy to see why. Gangnam is only a small slice of Seoul, but it inspires a complicated mixture of desire, envy and bitterness. It's also the spark for PSY's catchy, world-conquering song. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Sung-kyu) KOREA OUT
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