Using the Mamamoo Number of Trufax to determine how much you should care about k-pop scandals

We’ve all been there.  One day, seemingly out of the blue, your favourite idol runs over a toddler with a jet ski, says candidly on a variety show that French people all smell funny, gets classy-sexy with someone they shouldn’t have, or fails to get along perfectly with one of their groupmates.  Suddenly your perfect k-pop world is turned upside-down – how could your favourite idol of angelic virtue and physical and mental flawlessness be capable of such a dastardly thing?  Should you quit following your idol completely?  How can your life go on?

But wait.  What if there was a way you could tell exactly how many fucks you should really give about the latest scandal endangering your relationship with your favourite idol?  Never fear, because Kpopalypse has devised just such a method using the power of k-pop’s queens of problematicism, Mamamoo!  Read on for the answer!

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Kpopalypse’s mysteries of k-pop: how the fuck is Skull not in jail

It’s well-known that South Korea has super-strict marijuana laws.  Artists like G-Dragon and T.O.P faced the possibility of jail time for not much more than looking at a funny-smelling cigarette the wrong way from across a room, whereas other Korean artists like E Sens and DMTN’s Daniel who didn’t have powerful agencies to fight for them found themselves punished heavily for fairly minor drug-related activity.  With all this harsh action against drug-takers, as well as the huge social stigma against marijuana users created by Korea’s old dumb-ass dictatorship that people oddly still subscribe to the ideals of, how is Skull even a thing in South Korea?  Does he smoke weed, and if so, how is he getting away with it so openly when nobody else in South Korea does?  Welcome to another edition of Kpopalypse’s Mysteries of K-pop!

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Idol group vs independent group – which is best?

Many musically inclined Korean pop fans both in Korea and around the world seek to become Korean pop idols.  As a result of noticing this lemming-like trend, Kpopalypse has been happy to dish all the dirt about the perils of the k-pop idol career path.  However is being an independent musician really any better?  This post has all the trufax on what you can expect from both career paths, so you can make your music industry career decision wisely!

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