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The world of Kpop
In a world where music dominates and influences everything we do, there is a new type of music that is quickly progressing in popularity, not only nationally but globally as well. Kpop is Korean pop music, although it is not only pop music, it is also trot, hip hop and R&B and Rap. It is a competitive field that requires hard work and determination. Kpop is not only music though; it is a guide that can help give a person more insight about the world around them. It is a hard thing to be an idol in Korea, there are so many values and difficulties they must overcome in order to achieve recognition and fame. If someone were to want to be an idol in South Korea then their best bet would be to go to “The Big Three”. YG Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and SM Entertainment, These three companies are named “The Big Three” because they are three of the most highly distinguished and accomplished companies in all of South Korea. “The Big Three” have led many idols to fame in not only South Korea but globally as well. In comparison to Canada or the US you could call South Korean’s harsh with the way they train upcoming artists, but they have higher standards. The training process consists of around three year’s minimum of being a trainee and there are many hardships that must be overcome through that process. The trainee years are what determine whether or not a person can make it in the competitive field of being a Korean pop idol.
Have you ever looked around and wondered, what music lies behind what we have grown up with, as children and teenagers we are subjected to many genres of music, but what we are taught is not all there is. When I first was subjected to Kpop it was a revolutionary moment in my life, and it changed me as a person, but for others it is something that they are not comfortable with. It is foreign and hard to understand, but that…...

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