The idol was asked what books shed been reading and she admitted to reading Kim Ji Young Born 1982 a new feminist novel about young woman caught up in a. But behind the glamour the lucrative industry is run by talent agencies with an iron fist.
The dark side of K-pop made listening to the music more addictive.
The dark side of the k-pop industry and idol groups. To be a K-pop star costs too much. Its not only roses and butterflies when it comes to the music industry in South Korea. The Dark Side of K-Pop.
As we all know Asian people tend to do things that seem impossible or just require a lot of hard work strong spirit and motivation. A little-spoken aspect of the industry however is how hard it is to be and stay a star. K-Pop is a massive industry.
In November Insider published a story of the dark side of the industry. The Really Dark Side of the Kpop Industry – YouTube. To make it in K-pop idol.
The Really Dark Side of the Kpop Industry. Assault Prostitution Suicide and Spycams. Read it in full below.
Every day felt like it might bring seismic change to my borrowed world. Global sales were worth over 30m 18m in 2009 and that figure is likely to have doubled last year according to a government website. K-pop stars seem to have it all with millions of fans dedicating billboards and sending gifts to their idols from around the world.
She was mourning the loss of fellow K-pop star Sulli a former member of the wildly popular girl group fx. But this fame comes at a cost. Jenna Park who runs S K-pop Entertainment added that theres a bright side but also a really dark side to K-pop.
Sulli had died by suicide found. She alleged some music industry bosses are aggressively changing girl idols. The first openly LGBTQ K-pop idol Holland made his debut in January 2018.
According to one underground thread a female K-pop idol outed herself as a lesbian during an interview. The frighteningly dark side of the K-pop industry K-pop the common moniker for pop music based in South Korea is a global phenomenon famous for its addictive melodies performed by synchronized dance groups in a variety of genres spanning pop RB hip-hop rock and more. Below the surface the K-pop world has a lot of dark sides and there are shocking struggles that K-pop stars go through as they put themselves.
Theres no denying that the Korean entertainment industry is precisely a war where the winners get known and shine while the losers become bitter and powerless as they have lost their youth stamina hope or even money. Irene of the girl group Red Velvet was the target of some of her male fans ire in March after she said shed been reading a feminist novel. Hello KPOP fans We would like to talk about the negative sides of K-pop music.
While their northern neighbors are wondering where the next meal is coming from South Koreans are obsessing over every detail of their K-Pop stars lives and striving to be as much like them as possible. K-pop is known for impossibly photogenic young stars impeccably choreographed dance routines and undeniably catchy tunes. People all over the world dream of being pop stars but perhaps nowhere else more than South Korea.
Subscribe LikeGet your first audiobook for free when you try Audible for 30 days. Over the past few years K-pop has become increasingly popular among people of all ages. In 2009 almost as soon as I had met them members.
However being publicly queer is taboo both in South Korea and the K-pop industry which leads to speculative rumors and trauma for those who identify as LGBTQ. K-pop fans are sometimes not forgiving to its female idols either. The dark side of the K-pop Industry.
A wave of scandals has brought unwanted attention to South Koreas squeaky-clean music industry. Korean pop groups have been breaking records covering music charts. The stories behind the glamor and beauty of the Kpop idol industry shared by the former SM idol make fans feel sad.
Its most popular export boy group BTS broke YouTube records in 2017 outperforming the likes of Lady Gaga and Drake on the platform.