This week Simon & Martina talk hip hop culture in Korea, illegal downloading and Simon explain how he is going to get his beach body back.
Eat Your Kimchi

9 Mar 2015 - 6:14 PM  UPDATED 10 Mar 2015 - 11:29 AM

This week's episode of Eat Your Kimchi radio is all about hip hop culture in Korea and how the K-pop industry is expanding worldwide.  

  • How bad is illegal downloading in Korea?
  • When it comes to music, Korea is 2nd in the world for illegal music downloads
  • Kpop expanding overseas as a result to make up for sales that are missing in Korea
  • A celebrity tweeted saying his movie had Arabic subtitles + screenshots – netizens reacting to the fact he had downloaded a pirated movie.
  • Have you heard of the ‘good downloading pledge’

On hip hop culture in Korea & the "Unpretty Rapstar" show:

  • There have been public criticisms of "Unpretty Rapstar" saying it promotes sexism and unhealthy competition between females.
  • Hip-hop culture vs Korean culture and society: competitive and aggressive vs humble and respectful

And most importantly... FYI Simon is working on his beach body for a wedding in Dominican Republic. 

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