KPOP, Lock and Drop It
In with the Korean Wave spreading across Asia (and slowly but surely trickling into the United States) rushes a specific dance style and form that is KPOP, or Korean Pop for all you unfamiliar with the term. It’s even found its way into Stony Brook University, which has a large international Korean and Korean-American population. It usually consists of synchronized, group movement that resembles a mix between hip-hop and the classic pop dancing of the boy-band era of in 90’s.
Unlike the United States’ music industry, Korea has clung to their boy bands and are not letting go anytime soon. These bands range in size from about four to thirteen members, all of whom must be top-notch dancers and presumably decent singers (but that is nothing a little auto-tuning cannot fix) in order to make the cut.
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Source: Alyssa Carrol @ THiNK Magazine
This is only an article from a university magazine, but I thought it might raise an interesting debate.