Blacks in Korean Media, From Movies to Music

Its no mystery that much of Korean music is influenced by black artists, but its not common to see blacks in Korean media. Especially in the recent years, as Kpop has become more popular worldwide, we’ve started seeing blacks appearing in Korean movies, and music videos. *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * … Continue reading Blacks in Korean Media, From Movies to Music

Blacks & Kpop: East Meets West

Kanye West & Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins In 2010, JYJ released their album, “The Beginning.” Title track, “Ayyy Girl” was produced, and featured Kanye West, while “Empty,” and “Be My Girl” was produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins. “I’m really glad to work with JYJ on their debut album.  It’s all about the East meeting the West these days and the world is becoming a melting pot of various cultures.  To have Kanye and … Continue reading Blacks & Kpop: East Meets West