How to Make It in America: K-Pop’s Bid for the West
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 reinforces the idea that K-pop is for teenagers. Many K-pop artists are veterans even at young ages and many K-pop fans are not teenagers. One runs into problems when trying to explain K-pop’s appeal to older fans if one insists that it’s a genre solely for young fans.
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