On The Rise Of K-Pop, Coming To America & Blackface

By: 03.07.12  •  35 Comments


“K-Pop has been gaining popularity in America, with a sold-out world tour last autumn showcasing a number of acts from SHINee to Girls’ Generation—that featured stops at NYC’s Madison Square Garden and LA’s Staples Center—cementing Korean pop music as an international sensation. So now that K-Pop has the world’s attention, people are looking a little more closely at what these groups are all about, and are uncovering some disturbing imagery, language and behavior with regards to racism. Namely: Blackface.”

Read the full article at Jezebel.

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