Why Are Fans Problematic?: EXP, Jaden Smith, CoCo Avenue

In the past decade or so, Korean music has transformed dramatically and with that change, comes a diversity in fans; in aspects of both generation and region. Now,...
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The Problem With Westernizing Korean Food

Fried food, burgers, waffles, cheese in a can- sound familiar? It should if you’re from the West, but for Koreans, these are all still relatively new items....

DIA VS. SF9: Sweet Beginnings And Bitter Ends

One of the beauties of K-pop is the wide variety of musical tastes that can be catered to. From bubblegum pop to emotional ballads, there’s really no...

BTS Opens the Door For Asian Representation in US Music Scene

Last night Korean boy band BTS made history by being the first K-pop group to perform on an American awards show, the American Music Awards. Not only...

The Dilemma With K-Celebrity Scandals and International Fans

Now that K-pop’s global popularity has proven its sustainability, should Korean entertainment companies be more considerate of international fans opinions? In the six years I’ve been a...

Desiigner on Mic Drop Remix – Why the Hype Matters

Since the release of BTS track 'Mic Drop Remix', fan reception of rapper Desiigner's role on the track has varied from love to dislike. Many have embraced the...

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