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Middle East: Korean pop 'brings hope for peace'

Middle East: Korean pop 'brings hope for peace' | K-Pop in the world | Scoop.it
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According to this article, K-pop culture deeply got through to young people in Israel. Young people see K-pop as "cultural capital" Also, K-pop gave strong impact in the palestinian terrorists.

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MFBTY (Tiger JK, Yoon Mirae and Bizzy) Spread Korean Hip-Hop in France

MFBTY (Tiger JK, Yoon Mirae and Bizzy) Spread Korean Hip-Hop in France | K-Pop in the world | Scoop.it
With thumping beats blasting throughout the Palais des Festivals venue, hip-hop maestros Bizzy, Tiger JK and Yoon Mirae e
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Mostly people think that K-pop is a S.Korea style of dance music which has group dance and fancy performance. However, MFBTY is great Hip-Hop group that is consist of trio who are Tiger JK, Yoon Mirae and Bizzy. Now it's a their turn to show to the people in the world how they are fantastic and crazy with their music.

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K-Pop's Profile Expands Exponentially, All Thanks to Psy

K-Pop's Profile Expands Exponentially, All Thanks to Psy | K-Pop in the world | Scoop.it
It's been a year already?
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It has been more than a year from the success of Gang-Nam style by Psy. By his success, the number of K-pop view from Youtube has increased amazingly. In the U.S, K-pop had been unknown genre of music, before Gang-Nam style hitted the web.

 

Pros : Psy made path to the world that K-pop is able to hit people who  have different cultures. Also, his success was not only success of korea music industry, it also brought Korean entertainment to the world.

 

Cons : His success gave opportunities to Korean pop singers; however, he gave storng memory of his song style, and it can give the prejudice to listners.

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'Korean Wave' of pop culture sweeps across Asia

'Korean Wave' of pop culture sweeps across Asia | K-Pop in the world | Scoop.it
At the end of May, it was announced that a South Korean band called Super Junior would perform at the Shanghai World Expo.
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in the Asia entertainment market, South Korea has became the Hollywood of the East. it spreads out from Japan to Indonesia. K-pop doesn't only affect to music industry of Asia, also TV dramas, movies and video games widly popular with young people across Asia. Moreover, Thai producers travel to S.Korea to learn how to make better TV shows.   

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Forget Politics, Let’s Dance: Why K-Pop Is a Latin American Smash | TIME.com

Forget Politics, Let’s Dance: Why K-Pop Is a Latin American Smash | TIME.com | K-Pop in the world | Scoop.it
Lapped up by a Spanish-speaking market that adores K-pop's lavish production values and upbeat message, a Korean wave is sweeping through Latin America
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untill few years, Latin pop has given to effects on global pop music industry. However, now they are making waves Coreano, or K-pop.Korean wave is sweeping through Central and South Ameria, attracting large audiences and inspiring cultish devotion.

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