The K-pop (abbreviation for Korean popular music, in English or Korean popular music in Spanish), is a type of music label under which various styles, among them, are electronic dance music, hip hop, rap, rock or R & B, and that it refers specifically to South Korean popular music because North Korea does not have a Western-influenced popular music industry.
What are the k-pop groups?
According to Dr. Timothy Laurie of Sydney University’s School of Communication, “Since the late 1990s, the success of K-pop artists has drawn unprecedented worldwide attention to musical cultures from East Asia. ” The most modern form of the genre emerged with one of the first K-pop groups, Seo Taiji and Boys, which was formed in 1992. His experimentation with different styles of music “reshaped the Korean music scene.” As a result, the integration of foreign musical genres has become a common practice for K-pop artists.
The K-pop entered the Japanese market in the early twenty-first century and quickly became a subculture among teenagers and young adults from East and Southeast Asia. With the advent of social media technology, the current spread of K-pop and Korean entertainment is known as the Korean Wave has reached countries in Latin America, India, North Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere. west.
Currently, k pop is not only developed by men but also large female groups of worldwide recognition have appeared.