They do this by using Korean and English lyrics, and also by mixing the music and the style of dancing they do. While they do incorporate Western culture they don’t loose sight of their own Korean culture. This type of music is also widely known as, Kpop, and it has a strong influence on those of all different backgrounds of Asian youth and it also has a strong influence of those from Western Culture, like America and even the U.K. This article mentions the importance the role the Internet has on society today. The article says, “The internet has great potential for spreading awareness and exposure to the countless varieties of music around the world and for promoting the sale of music CDs and downloads” (Sutton 2009).
Korean stars put a big impact on the consumer culture, including fashion, make up trends food and language. Many people infatuate with Korean culture, they are eager to learn Korean language and travel to Korea. Up until, 2000, Korea was not well known to the Hong Kong people and people were not interested in Korean language. Since 2001, because of Hallyu, Korean things have become famous in Hong Kong. Korean popular culture started to gain attention and popularity among the younger generation as well as elders in Hong Kong.
A recent study showed that residents in Hong Kong, who had previously very little ties with Korea and had a negative view on South Koreans primarily due to the Korean Civil War and the growing tensions with North Korea, found that some of the reasons why one would be affiliated and attracted to Korean culture were; ‘It is suitable for my taste’ (28.9%), ‘It is in vogue’ (23.7%), ‘The level of access to the culture is easy because it is in Asia’ (19.1%), ‘There is something to learn from Korean culture’ (16.4%), and ‘It has less heterogeneity than Western culture’ (Samuel. S. Kim, et al, 2008). As South Korea is in a fixed position in general Asian society, it benefits from the luxury of fellow Asian counterparts taking an interest in their
With the advances of K-Pop more fans are coming out and supporting their idols. However some K-Pop fans think differently, some agree with these misconceptions while others don’t. Whether someone is a fan of K-Pop or not, it’s better to know who these fans are really. Either way K-Pop fans are not as everyone says they are, they are simply a group of people that need to be better understood
Pop art like many other forms of art can be described as an amalgamation of many different artistic styles (Chapman, A. (2011). However, Pop art is set apart from other forms of art by the fact that it uses its own unique aesthetic style that often involves incorporating music icons, political figures, movie celebrities in order to come up with a unique and interesting artistic product (Chapman, A. (2011). As a result, this has made pop art to become an effective tool to be used in the advertisement industry especially when targeting a huge market.
Most of the Teenagers nowadays, loves to listen foreign music rather than their own country music. Korean pop culture or K-Pop is really well known in the world. It is so popular that even the non-Korean people know it as well. The popularity of this Korean music is influential. Even if the people that lives in another country are highly influenced by the Korean culture and they are adapting it too.
It normally used a simple rhythm followed by the lyrical rhyme schemes. (McKeen William,”Rock Music) The Sugar Hill Gang were the first of their group to score a major hit in the Hip-Hop genre. Although the history of Rock Music and its origins don’t paint a pretty picture, the genre has changed many people’s lives, either physically or emotionally. It is still the most popular genre of music out in the world right now. Rock still has a lead in the current marketplace with many bands from the 70’s 80’s and 90’s still actively touring, bringing in many people to see them perform.
(Interviewee 7) Indeed, proclaiming that “K-pop stars do not imitate the U.S. pop stars” demonstrates their two different standards judging the U.S. pop and K-pop. While the interviews read the U.S. pop star images only with the images, they interpret K-pop star images with diverse contexts, such as who is the most influential figure to a singer or what kind of different images a singer shows in other TV shows. Unintentionally they ignore amplification of voyeuristic sex appeal images in K-pop stars. In doing so, their attempt to challenge the dominant discourses of sexism goes to
The United States was in a vastly different time when the Latinx music wave came, and the fact that the music was able to access the market back then speaks volumes. In a time where blatant racism was the norm and xenophobia was everywhere, it must have was genuinely surprising to witness the rise Latinx music. In today’s world, the initial breakthrough would seem to be a lot easier since the US is generally more accepting compared to the 90s/00s, and there already exists a whole culture that is thriving in the current market. For instance, many K-Pop groups like BTS and EXO have found a huge market in the United States due to their rising popularity. While their journey into the United States seems very promising, it is too early to say whether K-Pop musicians will experience the same levels of success compared to the 90s/00s era of foreign
Even though some of the Japanese musical cultures are having a positive influence among the Japanese and the global societies, such as the Hatsune Miku music technology that have mentioned above, but societies and subcultures such as the otaku and the hikikomori are in fact having a very negative effect in Japan, and that also lead to a lot of global issues for the Japanese government. Finally, we hope this article could give you a good and clear understanding of the Japanese society in general and the music that have