The Meaning of B.A.P’s “Wake Me Up” Explained

B.A.P’s “Wake Me Up” is layered in meanings which go beyond mental health. We dive into these hidden explanations thanks to Reddit user BrigidAndair. Continue reading

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HyunA will remember this moment from San Francisco

We had a chance to see the San Francisco stop of HyunA’s tour, recap pivotal moments and share a few stories to bring you to the heart of the show. See the photos captured from the program below. Thanks to KpopMe who let us into the show!

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What Most Fans Miss in GFriend’s “FINGERTIP”

GFriend’s “Fingertip” may appear to be a dream-centered story in the music video, but what most people miss is the Greek mythology driving the narrative in this latest hit.

Post-production note: we were wrong about “Navillera” meaning ‘butterfly’ in Spanish. It sounds like this was more based off of “Navi” sounding like ‘butterfly’ in Korean. Continue reading

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The 7 Ways BTS Prove Kpop is Art

BTS is profoundly changing what listeners and music-video-viewers can expect out of Kpop as a genre. For this special episode of the Kpopcast, we perform a double-shot of ‘Daebak or Not’ reviews for their singles “Spring Day” and “Not Today.” Continue reading

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What happens to TWICE after midnight?

The latest single from TWICE seems like a sequel or prologue to their previous single, “TT.” But what does this mean, and why are the girls dying from hypothermia?

TWICE knocks and we answer whether their hit is Daebak or Not. Continue reading

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How Taeyeon is Changing Kpop

Taeyeon’s “I Got Love” offers a lesser-heard flavor in kpop. In this episode, we dive into the music video and explicate what this means for Taeyeon and her label mates. Continue reading

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Three Secrets Explained in K.A.R.D’s “Dont Recall”

KARD’s “Don’t Recall” may appear to be a breakup love song on the surface, but what is it really about? We take a look to discuss the symbolism and meanings not immediately seen in this prolific music video and review the song for Kpopcast’s Daebak or Not.

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SF9 Came to win this Week

After reviewing the surprising results of an online twitter poll, we were shocked (beast: shock) to find that SF9 championed over BlockB to be included in this week’s episode of Daebak or Not. After discussing this kpop banger, we dive into the Spica disbandment and speculate on Miss A’s future. Continue reading

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You won’t believe what Red Velvet’s “Rookie” is really about

We discuss the disbandment of the Wonder Girls and what this means for the industry as a whole. We additionally review Red Velvet’s latest single, “Rookie” and why we think the music video is a drug-related trip.

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