So, this week I ran across a brief story by Esther Oh on the “failure” of Kpop. While I’m always open to hearing what others have to say about Kpop, good or bad, I disagreed with several points that she made. Ok, it’s not just I don’t agree with what she says. What she says is not the Kpop world I know.
First of all, her story had “tone.” It just didn’t take a position on Kpop, it set out from the get-go hatin’ on Kpop. It’s clear she has no love for Kpop. She says she “cringe[s]” when she hears about the Wonder Girls or Rain. Personally, I have a different reaction when I hear about Rain, but that’s just ME, and I’m not even the biggest Rain fan in the world.
Read more at kpopkollective.com (Originally published on June 4, 2011)