Profile Of A K-Pop Fan: 17-Year-Old Girls' Generation Facebook Fan Page Creator Le Thuc Chung Of Vietnam On Why He Loves SNSD
(Photo : courtesy ofLe Thuc Chung ) (Photo : Facebook) NAME: Le Thuc Chung
HOME: Vĩnh Linh District, Vietnam
CURRENTLY: Attending Vinh Linh High School
FAN CREDENTIALS: In the one month since he started a Girls" Generation fan page on Facebook, Chung has already received over 2,000 likes. The bio statement in the page"s "About" section is simple for anyone who knows that fans of Girls Generation (also known as SNSD) are also referred to as sone. "We are sone," reads Chung"s statement on the Facebook fan page. We love Girls" Generation. For sone only."
WHAT MOST AMERICANS DON"T GET: "People often mistake K-pop as a narrow, plastic concept where all of the members of the group are the same," Chung said.
FAVORITE BAND: Girls" Generation
WHY HE"S SMITTEN WITH SNSD: "I love Girls Generation because they are beautiful, talented, they can MC, DJ, model," Chung said. "And especially because they love their fans."
FAVORITE SONG: "Gee"
WHY "GEE": According to Chung it was "Gee" that turned him on to K-pop to begin with. "I had I often heard US pop music or music from the UK, but when I heard "Gee" from Girls" Generation, I was enthralled," he said. "I love dancing and singing along to it. I like all of their songs, but especially "Gee." That"s the song that first introduced me to Girls" Generation."
FAVORITE SOLO ARTIST: BoA
WHY BOA IS A OK: "I like BoA," Chung said. "She"s very talented and beautiful. Her music covers a wide array of styles."
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