Who are the 1st, 2nd, 3rd gen Kpop Idols

1st gen (1990s-early 2000s) Seo Taiji SES FINKL HOT Sechskies GOD Shinhwa BoA Rain Kangta Lee Hyori Fly to the Sky Epik High PSY 2nd gen (mid 2000s-early 2010s) TVXQ SNSD (Girls Generation) Wondergirls 2NE1 SS501 Big Bang Kara T-ARA 2AM 2PM Super Junior BEAST Shinee Sistar Miss A F(x) After School Son Dam-bi G.NA … Continue reading Who are the 1st, 2nd, 3rd gen Kpop Idols

What can we learn from the news of Sulli (f(x) member)’s death?

This was indeed a tragedy, and many kpop stars have expressed their feelings about her suicide; and the relation to both mental illness and the effect of cyber-bullying on people’s health. Sulli was only 25 when she died, which makes it even more tragic as she’s the youngest kpop star to die pre-maturely since the… Continue reading What can we learn from the news of Sulli (f(x) member)’s death?

What will it take for KPop to overtake American pop music?

Kpop will never overtake American pop music. Patriotism factor – Americans will support American artists over Korean artists Korean artists don’t speak English well. This is a massive barrier. No American is going to listen to some song where they don’t understand the lyrics. And no, most Americans are not crazy BTS ARMY fans who… Continue reading What will it take for KPop to overtake American pop music?