Let me start first by saying I am a multi group fan. I do not just support just one group, listen to just one group or talk about only one group. With that being said BTS, them Bangtan Boys, are without a doubt my ultimate group. They were not the first group that started me … More My BTS Story
I had the chance to go to a sold out exhibition called Korea Cubically Imagined that was organized and sponsored by Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) https://www.kocca.kr/en/main.do. The KOCCA is a governmental agency that oversees and coordinates the promotion of the Korean content industry, was established in May 2009 by integrating five related organizations, including … More Korea Cubically Imagined
Roughly two months ago I saw a heated debate about the newly elected South Korean President Yoon Seok Youl on Twitter. Many Korean Americans and native Koreans alike were disheartened and disappointed in the outcome of the 2022 election. Yoon’s campaign, who is a part of the conservative People Power Party, was plagued by controversy … More An Americans view of the Inauguration of South Korean President Yoon Seok Youl
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?
In the United States, the entire month of February is observed as Black History Month. Stating in 1926 as “Negro History Week”, Black History Month evolved into an entire month celebration and achievements of African Americans in the U.S in 1976. This Black History Month, I wanted to shine a light on some Black creatives … More Black Creatives in the Korean Music Industry
As I revisited my favorite Korean Pop albums of 2021, I found myself listening to “Magic Carpet Ride” by NCT 127 on repeat. I grew up in the 90’s where R&B was king and you would sit anticipating when you could here your favorite songs on the radio. “Magic Carpet Ride” give me the same … More Harvey Mason Jr: A potential ally for K-Pop inclusivity into The Recording Academy-Grammy’s
It has been recently rumored by StarNews Korea that actor Park Seo Joon has been added to the cast of Captain Marvel 2: The Marvels. It has yet to be confirmed by Marvel/Disney Studios if he has indeed been cast. His agency has only stated “No Comment” when asked about this rumor. In the world … More Okay so hear me out: Park Seo Joon and Marvel
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. Not for lack of trying, there are so many things I want to talk about. I actually have about 4 articles that are partially written. However, after contracting Covid in January my focus and energy is just not the the same. It’s been hard keeping focused to … More Site Update and A new series
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
**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?