Tag Archive | Wonder Girls

Ethnicity, Glamour and Image in Korean Popular Music

Crystal S. Anderson, PhD Elon University The 1960s girl group concept makes regular appearances in K-pop.  While some think that this kind of image represents a lack of ethnic identity in a quest for mainstream acceptance, I suggest that the 1960s girl group image promoted by women of color represents an ethnic glamour aesthetic. Contemporary […]

JYP (Jin Young Park)

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS  Name Park Jin-Young (Jin Young Park, JYP)  Debut  1994  Status  Active  Label  As Is (?) 1994- 1997(?) Tae-Hong Planning Corporation (1997-2001) JYP Entertainment (2001-)  Fan Name None  Origin of Fan Name  N/A  Official Website http://www.jype.com/  Related Websites Click to […]

Omona

Often shortened to “Omo!” A type of “Oh my!” expression used to express surprise.

Wonder Girls

Click to jump to a section: BASICS FANFACTS VIDEOS DISCOGRAPHY: KOREAN RELEASES DISCOGRAPHY: JAPANESE RELEASES BASICS Name Wonder Girls Meaning of Name They were introduced through the television series “MTV Wonder Girls” Members Yoo Bin (Kim Yu Bin) Ye Eun (Park Ye Eun, “Yenny”) Sun Ye (Min Seon Yeh, “Sun”, leader) Sun Mi (Lee Seon […]