Some of you have noticed that Kpopalypse has a sharp sense for picking the truth in a k-pop scandal, even before the truth is revealed. How is this possible? Is it magic? Is it divine intervention courtesy of the Raina god? Or are the sinister forces of logic and rational thinking at work? Read on as Kpopalypse reveals all!
Monthly Archives: March 2015
Honourable and dishonourable mentions for 2013
At the end of 2013 I did a favourite songs list and a worst songs list, but I never made an honourable and dishonourable mentions list, simply because the thought didn’t occur to me at that time. Since the 2014 honourable and dishonourable mentions list was received quite favourably, I thought why not backtrack and do the same type of list for previous years?
Once again this list is a Kpopalypse website exclusive and won’t be reposted anywhere else (mainly due to lack of relevance given that these are older videos now, but also because reposting a 32-link YouTube list takes a lot of time to re-edit and I’m too lazy). Previous years will be done in future posts. In the meantime, read on and enjoy these alphabetically-sorted lists of some songs that I liked and didn’t like from 2013!
A rap music primer for k-pop fans who haven’t heard Dr. Dre’s “Detox”
People seem to like my technical posts, and for ages people have asked me to write a technical post about rap music just for k-pop fans.
Always eager to please, I have done exactly as asked. Read on and be entertained as Kpopalypse answers all your important questions about rap music and k-pop!
Kpopalypse Nugu Alert Episode 8: Icycider, K-Trance, APLUS
Yes that’s right it’s back again, the k-pop video series that you love to hate to love:
Kpopalypse is going back into nuguland to check out some more nugus! Continue reading
How to be a fan of a Korean pop idol
Being a fan of a Korean pop idol might be something for which you require guidelines.
For this tutorial, you will need:
The Kpopalypse Lexicon
Are you confused about some of the imagery and terminology used by Kpopalypse? Having trouble differentiating your Cao Lu from your Cao Ni Ma? Ever scratched your head when Kpopalypse referred to something that didn’t seem to make any sense at all? Never fear because the Kpopalypse Lexicon is here to the rescue, to explain all those confusing terms just for you!
Believe it or not, I never deliberately set out to write posts in a way that was enigmatic or confusing for anybody, but as the k-pop cultural references and in-jokes piled up, it was inevitable that the site took on its own kind of secret language. This might be alienating for new readers though, so isn’t it nice that I’m here to clarify things for them – yes it is. Some general k-pop knowledge terms and facts that will also ease understanding of Kpopalypse.com for newcomers to both Kpopalypse and k-pop in general are thrown in as well, just for good measure. The Kpopalypse Lexicon is my best friend, is the Kpopalypse Lexicon your best friend?
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