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Don’t Kill My Vive: K-pop’s Borrowed Hip-Hop Lyrics

20140225_theoneshots_hip hop lyrics_thumb In honor of the relationship between K-pop and hip-hop, here’s breakdown of all your favorite K-pop lyrics, and where they came from.

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The K-pop Fanatics Guide to Concerts

20140218_theoneshots_guide to kpop From fansigns to meet and greets, K-pop concerts are in a special category all their own. Here’s a how to on getting through your first concert without suffering the wrath of another crazed fangirl or boy.

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The K-Fan Handbook: The Bad Boys in K-Pop

20130806_theoneshots_badboys_shinee_taemin_thumbnailIf you are ready to regain your sanity and finally get a good night’s sleep instead of stalking your favorite K-Pop idol on the Internet, this guide to the bad boys of K-Pop is definitely for you. Get to know just who the players of K-Pop are that are secretly ruining your life so that you can check yourself before you wreck yourself.

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The BACKpacker’s Guide to the Best ACronyms in K-pop

20130522_theoneshots_bestacronyms_ftisland_thumbnailFrom simply abbreviating a sensible Korean name to working with some clever wordplay, sometimes Korean companies do get it right with their group names.

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K-Pop for Dummies: K-Drama-rama

300K-dramas have a language all of their own, and if you’re rusty on the terms, we’ll help you out. Welcome to our second installment of “K-Pop for Dummies.”

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The WACKO Guide to the Worst ACronyms in K-pOp

20130312_theoneshots_acronyms_b1a4_thumbnailAn easy method for choosing a name for your new K-Pop group would be to go with an acronym, but sometimes I really wonder whether these executives just open an English dictionary to random pages, string some interesting words together and then abbreviate them into a cool sounding acronym. Here’s a guide to the worst acronyms in K-Pop today and why some of these naming executives should start looking for a new job.

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