Tuesday, April 14, 2015

K-Pop til you drop

My ears perked up when I listened to this NPR report last night about the growing influence of Korean pop on American culture. Nickelodeon is the latest US company jumping on the K-Pop bandwagon with the debut of its new tween sitcom Make It Pop.

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If you need to brush up on your K-Pop knowledge, here are a few music videos for your perusal.

This one, from Girls' Generation, already has 6.8 million views and was uploaded only five days ago:

This one, from 2NE1, is a little bit Missy Elliott, a little bit Nicki Minaj:

Boy band EXO is kinda like a Korean wannabe Backstreet Boys:

And of course, the K-Pop granddaddy of them all:

Photo of Girls Generation via Pinterest.