K-Pop is known for its catchy beats and addictive hooks, but do you know who’s behind the music? Join us as we shine a spotlight on the black producers and songwriters who are making their mark in the K-Pop industry. From Teddy Riley to Dem Jointz, we’ll explore how these talented individuals are bringing their unique perspectives to the Korean music scene.
But it’s not all smooth sailing in the K-Pop world. We’ll also take a closer look at the scandal between Lee Soo Man, HYBE, and SM Entertainment that rocked the industry. Find out what happened, and grab the popcorn.
Hit replay playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRGVtHMPxSFxbjkmSesXmfNKreFVofsrE
Links to things discussed on the episode:
- Tamar Herman’s recap on TikTok/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CofynRMjc91/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
- DJ Jon’s Black History Month Podcast Edition: https://www.mixcloud.com/djjonmaine/k-pop-hits-vol-87/
- Q&A WITH SONGWRITER GEOFFRODAMUS: HOW “JOPPING” AND SUPERM CHANGED HIS LIFE: https://www.envimedia.co/q-a-with-songwriter-geoffro-damus-how-jopping-and-superm-changed-his-life/
- Geoffrodamus Talks Adult Swim, SuperM, and Breaking Down Racial Stereotypes: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/geoffrodamus-talks-adult-swim-superm-breaking-down-racial-stereotypes-interview
HIT REPLAYS (TOP K-POP SONGS):
- LEE HI ft. G.SOUL -“NO WAY” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9cUBhJghZo
- EXO (엑소) – ‘YA YA YA’ https://youtu.be/oQYJXr2YCmA
- EXO 엑소 ‘CALL ME BABY’ https://youtu.be/yWfsla_Uh80
- SuperM 슈퍼엠 ‘Jopping’ https://youtu.be/pAnK1y7qjuE
The Kpopcast Crew: