It’s 2020. Who Still Thinks K-Pop is Cheap? The History and Evolution of Korean Pop

Cheap, that is pertaining to taste, like in film or music. In Filipino terms, it means “buki,” “baduy,” or something that has “no class” or something that’s of “bad taste.” I recall a conversation with a friend in 2012 regarding K-pop, and how she is so annoyed by her little sister’s qualms on the now-defunct boy group 2pm. She can’t grasp how this genre has … Continue reading It’s 2020. Who Still Thinks K-Pop is Cheap? The History and Evolution of Korean Pop