Raised in a karaoke-fuelled Filipino home, Mark is no stranger to Asian pop music and the power it holds in shaping culture and identity. His current stan list is led by BLACKPINK, GFRIEND, Chungha and Laboum. Find him on Instagram at @markusmuch.

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As K-pop fans, we’ve all been asked the same thing: “How can you love a song so much if you can’t even understand what they’re singing about?”
K-pop has reached audiences all over the world, and it continues to grow thanks to the power of social media. As groups venture into markets outside of their own, is it now a requirement to have members who speak multiple languages? Or is ...
Idol survival programs have taken the K-pop industry by storm. With millions of viewers and voters all over the world, why do some groups formed from these shows still fail to succeed?
With the fourth instalment of the Produce series in full swing, and over 1.3 million followers on the official Instagram, trainees from Produce X 101 have already begun to build an incredible multinational fan base. Survival programs like ...