As I listen to J-Hope’s new solo album Jack in the Box and read English translations, something occurs to me. What if all the accolades, the number one albums and singles, all the chart topping and record breaking, history making was just too much. What if all the excessive album buying campaigns and purposely purchasing … More Here Me Out: Unpopular Opinion-Can extreme fan support be detrimental.
Recently I had a friend ask me about the name of this blog, The Melanin Ajumma, and why I had chosen such a name. Being Black American, she understood the melanin part of the name, but not being familiar with Korean Culture, she had no idea the reasoning behind Ajumma. It then hit me, that … More Why do I call myself the Melanin Ajumma?
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
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!