I remember when the New Kids on the Block had girls swooning; now it’s BEAST (B2ST), Korean Boy bands are the thing with some Hampshire girls. The cute band members are raising heartbeats, and having fathers pulling the last hairs from their heads.
Meira: BEAST, they are so awesome!!! Yang Yoseob is the cute one, and Cube Entertainment just put out pictures of him on the internet showing off his abs. K-pop is sweeping the nation so many people are listening to it now, we don’t care we can’t understand them.
For those that don’t know what K-pop is…“K-pop is an abbreviation for Korean pop music (also referred to as Kayo or Gayo music), specifically from South Korea” ~ kpop-jpop.com
“Even if you don’t understand the language, you can still love the music.” CL from 2NE1
Gerardine: Are there any girl bands that you like?
Meira: I like the girl band 2NE1- (pronounced 21) they don’t have to show off skin to be popular, and they rarely wear heels.
- CLis the rapper, she sang with Minzy, ‘Please Don’t Go’. She lived in japan, and France, she talks about it..
- Minzy, the main dancer, was discovered by the CEO of YG Entertainment for her dancing she has been with them since she was eleven
- For sure Park Bom, main vocalist, has two solos, ‘You and I’, and ‘Don’t Cry’. Park Bom looks like a doll.
They all dye their hair weird colors and it doesn’t look weird on them.
- Dara, fresh vocals, had one solo, ‘Kiss’, a beer commercial and she is a famous teenage actress in the Philippines.
- Minzy is eighteen, CL is twenty, Dara is twenty-seven, and Park Bom is twenty-eight…
Meira continued… The fans of each band are given names..
- 2NE1 fans are called Blackjacks
- Beast fans are called Beauties- Yang Yoseob- is awesome
- SHINee fans are called Shawol. Key is my favorite! If your Key’s fan you’re a, Locket… I really love their music, their song: ‘Love is like oxygen’, sounds like Michael Jackson. My favorite song is “Lucifer” The dance for Lucifer is really cool!
- Bigbang fans are called, VIPs. G-Dragon is my favorite person in BigBang. They are real people and they are hilarious –G-Dragon sprained his ankle and still did the concert- Daesung recently got into a bad car accident…
- All the bands have an intro where they say ‘hello’ their fans then introduce themselves-
Meira: Here are some great fan sites: 2NE1, 2NE1, BigBang, SHINee,
Gerardine: Thank you, Meira for telling us about this band.
If you’re wondering how this leads into writing, everything in life does, you just need to see it…Do you?