Introduction to BTS

  BTS has taken the world by storm, and can be attributed with the recent rise in popularity of K-Pop in the west. BTS, whose name stands for ‘Bangtan Sonyeondan’ meaning ‘Bulletproof Boy Scouts’, is notable for not being signed by one of the big 3 (SM, YG, and JYP). Big Hit Entertainment held auditions … Read moreIntroduction to BTS

 

K-Pop Terminology: Maknae

  In Korea, Confucian philosophy has imprinted itself into many aspects of society. One the most blatant ways is in the ‘age hierarchy’ of the country. The Korean lagrange uses suffixes and other types of language depending on the age of the the subject and the object in relation to the speaker and the person … Read moreK-Pop Terminology: Maknae