K-Pop News Weekly Best 3: Radiolab Explores Korean Entertainment, G-Dragon On Forbes '30 Below 30' List, EXO Excursion Organizer Denies Racism Claims
This week, K-pop saw several intriguing in any other country events.
Radiolab Podcast Introduces Listeners to K-Papparazzi
The WNYC-funded podcast spoke to several hallyu media insiders about the diversities between the scoop of the Korean entertainment industry as antagonistic to Hollywood coverage. The episode spoke about the way of living of K-pop trainees and the rules of Korean paparazzi outlet Dispatch, in addition notable occasions in the Korean entertainment world.
The episode got herebeneathgrievance following an editorial published by way of Beyond Hallyu editor Lizzie Parker. In the article, Parker highlighted Radiolab's oversimplification of several pieces discussed.
Forbes '30 Under 30 Asia' Highlights G-Dragon, Siwon, Kim Soohyun, and YoonA
Forbes' inaugural 30 Under 30 Asia list featured a lot of Asian celebrities, kicking off with Large Bang's G-Dragon. The opening called G-Dragon one of K-pop's "brightest" stars and interviewed the star.
Also featured at the list were other popular K-pop stars comparable to Super Junior's Choi Siwon and Girls' Generation's YoonA. Actor Kim Soo Hyun, Olympian Kim Yuna, and opera singer Lim Hyung Joo were also highlighted by Forbes for their ability and careers.
MyMusicTaste Counters Claims of Discrimination at EXO concert
Overseas K-pop event organizer MyMusicTaste took topics seriously following Korean fan accounts from EXO's concerts that alleged safety and event workforce were racist against Korean lovers attending the group's concerts in the us and Canada. Following the claims, MyMusicTaste startedinquiring for accusers to breakthroughin order that MyMusicTaste can glance into the allegations, promising to research the claims.
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