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Is K-Pop South Korea’s Blessing, Or a Curse?

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Is K-Pop South Korea’s Blessing, Or a Curse?

It’s been a great year to be a member of a Korean boy/girl band. Because “Gangnam Style,” the viral, extremely catchy and extremely┬ácochlea-aching single by South Korean singer PSY┬áhas been dominating the airwaves since this past summer, K-pop singers have the golden ticket into the hearts and wallets of their now burgeoning American fanbase. And it isn’t an accident. Before being cast out into the limelight, “accepted” k-pop auditionees pretty much have to make a deal with the devil– the devil of unabashed vanity. It isn’t uncommon for a k-pop...

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