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How to Make It in America: K-Pop’s Bid for the West – VICE (blog)

See on Scoop.it – Hallyu How to Make It in America: K-Pop’s Bid for the West VICE (blog) G-Dragon falls into a folding chair, looking calm and nearly bored. Kpop Kollective‘s insight: Overall, this is a very thorough account of G-Dragon’s presence at KCON, althought he was not the only K-pop artist there.  However, Tyler […]

YG Entertainment, COSON Team Up in China – BusinessKorea

See on Scoop.it – Hallyu YG Entertainment, COSON Team Up in China BusinessKorea COSON and YG Entertainment will establish a cosmetics marketing corporation in Hong Kong with US$10 million capital. Kpop Kollective‘s insight: Korean agencies like YG Entertainment use their artists to branch out beyond music into other economic ventures. See on http://www.businesskorea.co.kr

Are Korean Male Idols the Cure to Asian American Emasculation? [BLOG] – Asian Fortune

See on Scoop.it – Hallyu Asian Fortune Are Korean Male Idols the Cure to Asian American Emasculation? Kpop Kollective‘s insight: This article continues a scholarly trend of limiting discussions of masculinity in K-pop to the bishonen ideal. Doing so ignores the range of masculinites represented by K-pop artists and groups. If one looks at a […]

K-Pop’s Antic Emissary Raids the Cupboard

See on Scoop.it – Hallyu “Coup D’Etat,” the new album from the K-Pop star G-Dragon, has America heavily on its mind and in its credits. Kpop Kollective‘s insight: This overview of G-Dragon focuses on the surface: what he looks like, the kinds of images in which he appears. Is Caramanica suggesting that surface is all […]

A Swede Makes K-Pop Waves

See on Scoop.it – Hallyu Mark Russell’s article draws attention to the global impact of people behind the scenes of K-pop, like songwriters.  At the same time, the story overlooks the role of Korean producers and songwriters on K-pop, especially those who bring their experience with American R&B and soul. See on blogs.wsj.com