Korean Pop (K-POP) Essay
K-pop is short for K = Korean and pop = pop. So what is K-pop? Korean pop. But what really is it? It is the pop of Korea. (No one really knows.) However, there is evidence that it is used for non-ceremonial purposes on the historic peninsula of Korea.
Korean pop music happens to be very popular in Korea. It is most popular among the youth of Korea. For the purpose of clarity for this one-thousand-word essay, the youth is defined roughly as ages 0 - 22. Now, there is a phenomenon that occurs with Korean pop music and older Koreans. This phenomenon is a distinct characteristic of Korean pop that separates it from the older Korean pop music of the seventies. This phenomenon is that the older Korean people do not …show more content…
Korean music often incorporates human voice boxes, keybords, electronic keyboards, drums, electronic drums, guitars, electric guitars and electronic guitars, basses, electric basses and electronic basses, and cymbals. And electronic cymbals. A notable feature that is distinctive is that often lyrics are predominantly in a language different than what is being typed here. Predominantly, this language is that of the people of the peninsula of Korea. However, K-pop these days often includes bits and pieces of English, the business language of the world called Earth, the third rock from the sun. Yup.
How is Korean music used? Korean music is used by listening with the ears. Ha, ha, no. K-Pop music is used just like American youth use A-Pop. It's played at disco-techs, played at parties, played on the radio, played on television music video channels with the often-accompanying music videos, played in the cars of people who drive and who possess in the passenger seats Korean youth who like K-pop unless the driver has a stronger will than the passengers to play other type of music and, remember, not that the driver himself or herself is not of the Korean youth or does not like K-pop, and it is played in the headphones and