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
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!
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…..
Whew chile, MTV done stepped in it this year with the announcement of a new “KPop” category this year for the Video Music Awards. The new category is Best K-Pop, that’s it! The artist in this category are BlackPink, EXO, MonstaX ft. French Montana, NCT 127, Tomorrow x Together, and of course BTS ft. Halsey. … More MTV..Baby what is you doin?
Monsta X is the very first KPop group I saw live. I had the pleasure of seeing them at iHeartRadio’s Jingle Ball in 2018. They essentially popped my KPop cherry, LMAO. I was already a fan and didn’t even know they were going to perform. From that one 5 minute performance of Shoot Out I … More Monbebe’s Cancel French Montana
So this year I finally went to my first KCon in New York City. For those of you that don’t know, K Con is a convention that highlights and celebrates Korean culture, food and entertainment. It is multicultural as people of different races and ethnicity partake in the festivities. It also includes a 2 day … More My First KCon NY
Recently there has been a shit storm of controversy based on a podcast (https://youtu.be/EwfKM4kpu_s) by Danny Kim of DKDKTV and Tamar Herman of Billboard about the future of KPop and BTS. In this podcast they discussed the rise of KPop and the BTS effect not only in the U.S. but also abroad. Also the control … More Respecting opinions in KPop