Category Archive KPop Observations

Hong Kong needs some Taylor Swift song right about now

“You need to calm down” said Taylor Swift to Hong Kong. OH NO TAYLOR SWIFT SUPPORTS HONG KONG POLICE! JK JK JK. Anyways let’s get down to it again. We are revisiting the Hong Kong situation, this would be our what… 6th time or something??? The whole Hong Kong situation … Read More “Hong Kong needs some Taylor Swift song right about now”

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SM makes a SUPER boy group. Is BTS, Blackpink, and TWICE sending mix signals of success?

News just broke around a week ago of SM Entertainment latest KPop industry move that is not money laundering. No it’s not an NCT 127 tour, no it’s not the revival of EXO, no no no. It is a new group, a powerful group here to save the girls … Read More “SM makes a SUPER boy group. Is BTS, Blackpink, and TWICE sending mix signals of success?”

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MTV: Misunderstood or Racist?

Wow our next piece of news concern the MTV Video Music Awards. Wow those anybody watch that anymore? Like I didn’t even know it was “prestigous” back in the day to earn/get a moon man (the MTV award trophy). I mean I guess that makes sense because back in the … Read More “MTV: Misunderstood or Racist?”

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KPop Trainees, Debts, and Contracts!- Survivor Guide to the Strange World of KPop

A common misperception among Western fans is that famous Kpop idols must make loads of money. A hit song or two and you should be set for a long time, right? However, this is the furthest thing from reality.

See, the Kpop world has a concept called “trainee debt” that … Read More “KPop Trainees, Debts, and Contracts!- Survivor Guide to the Strange World of KPop”

Let’s Be Friends!- KPop Edition

In celebration of International Best Friends Day, let’s talk about friendships within the often cruel and hectic world of Kpop. Fans of any groups are always quick to say “OMG, they’re the best of friends”, even for huge groups such as NCT. Yet this clearly is not true. Research has … Read More “Let’s Be Friends!- KPop Edition”

25 but looks younger? The Korean Age system and an explanation why such a “crazy system” exist

Have you ever met an asian? Well I am certain you have because quite frankly we reproduce like rabbits (hello China!). But have you ever met a person from South Korea? Have you ever ask about their age and then say “man you look TOTALLY YOUNGER THAN YOUR AGE”. Well … Read More “25 but looks younger? The Korean Age system and an explanation why such a “crazy system” exist”

“Lost In Translation”- KPop Edition!

Yo hello our small community, oh yes this is your fellow resident coolguy1234-tzu and wisely1300-tzu. HA GET IT, Tzu because it’s Art of Dramas which is model title off of Art of War by Sun Tzu? I think that joke was gotten a long time ago… AHEM AHEM. So today … Read More ““Lost In Translation”- KPop Edition!”

Thoughts on Show Wins

Before starting: here’s an article to summarize what are music shows and what the scoring standards to determine the song that win that week:

Recently, Wikipedia has made the decision to remove all music show wins of K-pop artists from their pages due to the fact that they think it’s … Read More “Thoughts on Show Wins”

Update on the Website: The Sections of KPop Biographies

Oh yes, not really ENTERTAINMENT NEWS, but it’s news about this website instead! KPop Biographies which gives you profile and stories and overviews about the BIGGEST KPOP GROUP ever since Gen 2 just got a massive update! If you guys haven’t swung over there lately, uh only 3 have complete … Read More “Update on the Website: The Sections of KPop Biographies”

Shedding the Light Where Needed #3: NCT Performs on James Cordon, CLC Comeback

NCT 127 seems to be taken up the news these days, too bad not the INDUSTRY dab. Anyways, they just recently travel to Amurica and perform on James Corden. Of course, it didn’t generate that much hype like the last KPop band that went on James Corden, they failed … Read More “Shedding the Light Where Needed #3: NCT Performs on James Cordon, CLC Comeback”