Let KPK Introduce You to…Johnny Gill

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Artist: Park Hyo Shin Press Play to Hear “어느새 (Suddenly)” from Park Hyo Shin’s album Neoclassicism (released June 2, 2005). Park Hyo Shin’s vocal styling echoes… Artist: Johnny Gill Press Play to hear “Lady Dujour” from Johnny Gill’s album Let’s Get the Mood Right (released October…

For Your Reading Pleasure: A Hallyu Bibliography, Part 9: IMAGE

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Welcome to Part 9 of my ongoing series of bibliographic entries about Hallyu.   These entries are listed by year, not by author (TIP: If you know about a title or author and you want to see if it’s included in this listing, use the CTRL +…

Let KPK Introduce You To…Black Greek Fraternity/Sorority Stepping

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Choreography and costuming for: “Maximum” Group: TVXQ Album: Keep Your Head Down Album Release Date: January 5, 2011 Press Play to watch a live performance of “Maximum” by TVXQ. “Maximum” choreography and concepts echo the traditional stepping performances of …) Fraternity: Alpha Phi Alpha (AΦA) (the…

Let KPK Introduce You To…Aaliyah

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Song: “Play Me (소나타)” Artist: Taemin Album: Ace Album Release Date: August 18, 2014 Press Play to Hear “Play Me (소나타)” by Taemin. “Play Me (소나타)” echoes… Song: “Rock the Boat” Artist: Aaliyah Album: Aaliyah Album Release Date: July 7, 2001 Press Play to hear “Rock…

Now at KPK: A Digital Library!

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Over at my Academia.edu profile, my analytics place my Hallyu Bibliography posts in my top ten. Since the bibliography posts are helpful to KPK readers, I want to further assist Hallyu scholars and those working in the Digital Humanities (DH) field. To that end, I’ve been…

만나서 반갑습니다: Let KPK Introduce You To…

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster Korean popular music includes many genres – Jazz, Hip-Hop, Rock, Rhythm & Blues – even Ska and Bossa Nova. One of the reasons Kpop is so addictive and has continued its growth globally is because, despite language differences, the music seems so familiar to its listeners,…

Using Canva for K-pop

      Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, M.S.L.S. University of South Carolina Lancaster After several years of curating Kpop music and performers, there’s one thing I’ve learned: Kpop fans and scholars at all levels are talking about and presenting on all aspects of Korean popular culture in academia – from high school to postgraduate work. A…