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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