K-Pop News Weekly Best 3: South Korea Uses K-Pop Propoganda, 'Family Guy' Parodies HyunA, Seungri's Fraud Case
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South Korea Blasts K-Pop In opposition to North Korea
Following the scoop of an alleged hydrogen bomb examine from North Korea, South Korea resumed propaganda attacks toward its northern neighbor. Speakers from the South blasted news, K-pop songs, grievance of Kim Jong Un and North Korean leadership, discussions of human rights, and propaganda from South Korea's leadership towards North Korea's border, where North Korean squaddies are located.
The music, which integratedGiant Bang's "Bang Bang Bang" and songs via IU, Girls' Generation, GFriend, Apink and other South Korean artists were played from the speakers. The songs are expected to be heard by soldiers and shared with North Korea's populace. In the past, North Korean defectors reported that South Korean pop song is illicitly smuggled into North Korea and is extremely popular.
Big Bang's Seungri Stuck Up In Genuine Estate Scam
The youngest member of huge smasher filed and then withdrew a lawsuit opposed to Shin Eun Sung, a former singer that Seungri had a privatedating with. Shin in the past approached Seungri with an investment offer, which the massive Bang member used to be interested in. After a chain of transactions, Seungri become out of more than $1.6 million USD and not able to contact.
Seungri dropped the lawsuit after Shin Eun Sung contacted him and resolved the misunderstanding.
Last Sunday night, Fox's "Family Guy" featured an episode that brought characters of the animated sitcom to South Korea. Whilst in Seoul, the characters explored South Korean culture, adding K-pop and K-dramas. Womancrew Sistar was shown on screen several times, and the display ended with a parody of HyunA's "Bubble Pop" conducted by Peter Griffin and friends. K-pop lovers likewise noted that dances and degree outfits made favored by teams like Kara and EXO were also featured in the cover.
Tamar Herman is a multi-media journalist and the co-founder of KultScene. She is a freelance creator and replica editor, and has written for MTV Iggy, Noisey, and Paste Magazine.
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