This blog was created for people like myself. I am a 35+ woman (ajumma) of color (melanin) who loves Korean Pop, Hip Hop, R&B, Dramas, Movies and culture. Often times I find that other blogs or platforms are filled with young people who share the same love of Korean entertainment and culture. Unfortunately I also … More Welcome
“You have to be odd to be number one” — Dr Seuss. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post and new updates.
The success of Dynamite, charting the number one and two spots off and on since it’s release, has made buzz throughout the industry. This now has people talking, including ARMY, about BTS being eligible for a Grammy nomination. Grammy nominations will be announced November 24th with the awards tentative date for January 31, 2021. Although … More BTS and the Grammy’s: An Unpopular Opinion
***This is an older post about Monsta X all English album that I never completed to due the pandemic. I still feel like it’s relevant, especially with BTS’s “Dynamite” and Blackpink’s “Ice Cream” All English songs hitting the global market**** I started really thinking about the importance of Korean Pop artist and groups releasing all … More Are all English songs/albums necessary?
I’m not sure how many of you have been having a hard time finding motivation to still be productive and creative during this global pandemic. It’s been so hard for me to finish a few blogs that I have written over the last few months. As an essential worker in NYC it has been a … More Finding Motivation through Fandoms
The Korean film Parasite by famed director Bong Joon Ho has gained enormous media attention since it won the Palm d’ore at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. It has set records and broken barriers since it’s debut. So far it is the highest grossing foreign film, the first Korean film to when the Cannes grand … More Do I have the right to feel Korean Pride as a non-Korean
**Please note that all references to Asians would be in relation to East Asians. However much of this article could relate to both East and South Asian men*** For as long as I can remember I have always been attracted to all types of men. Men from different races, cultures and religions. I’m a born … More Where did all these Asian Men come from?
I’ve been in this world of Korean dramas, pop, hip-hop and R&B for about 2 years now. One of the first things I noticed was the deep and eminence passion that people feel for their favorite groups, idols and entertainment personalities. Stan culture is real! Like so real, internet wars have broken out. These Twitter/Internet … More I Think I’m in a Gang!
*** TRIGGER WARNING: DEPRESSION, SUICIDE, BULLYING** On October 14th the world of Korean entertainment lost another shining star in the passing of Choi Jin-ri better known as Sulli. At this time it is reported that she took her own life. This has caused many around the world to question what drove her to this point. … More When too much is just too much!
In the last 24 hours I have read and seen some of the most childish and disgusting behavior from members of a fandom in the two plus years I have been following K-Pop. Some “ARMY’s” felt the need to email and tweet Big Hit Entertainment to put a stop to “gay behavior“! Are you fucking … More How dare you call yourself ARMY…..
For many new to the world of KPop and Korean entertainment the following words are often misheard and misunderstood. When trying to understand a language that is not native to you, it’s easy to mistake a word or two for something else. I know when I first heard these words a few years ago it … More The Most Misunderstood N-words in KPop!
I LOVE K-DRAMAS!!! I LOVE, I mean absolutely LOVE a good Korean drama. I was hesitant at first to get into them. It wasn’t even the language issue. I’m an avid reader and have watched my share of movies with subtitles. I think the hesitation was whether or not I would be able to understand … More How a K-Drama Changed My Life