The elitist nature of some Korean Hip-Hop fans

This is a topic that is often discussed but never gone into enough for my liking and over the years it has become something that has bugged me more and more as a fan of Korean hip-hop. It often comes up in online posts and discussions that fans of…

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Korean Hip Hop Interview: B Free

With over 15 thousand twitter followers, acknowledgment from senior rappers as one of Korea’s top ‘underground’ rappers and a fixed position at Hi-Lite records (one of the countries premier indie labels) it’s not difficult to see why fans and critics alike love B Free. Formally known as…

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Korean Hip Hop Interview: Wutan

Any fan of Korean hip-hop knows that good Korean rappers are easy to find in Korea at the moment. Finding good rappers who stand out from a crowd is an entirely different thing. In a sea of big sharks, small fish either get eaten or swim towards the reef…

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Beyond Hallyu’s A-Z of K-Music Part 2

Recently we shared the first of a three-part A-Z of my own personal essential music which gave you a mix of hip-hop, indie and K-pop. You can find the first part posted here. We were happy with the response we received from readers and enjoyed listening…

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Beyond Hallyu's A-Z of K-Music Part 1

From pop to rock, hip-hop to trot, Korean music has a wide range of avenues a person can go down when trying to find a song to fit a mood or situation. If you think back over the hundreds of artists that debut each year now who would be…

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An Interview with Korean Underground Rapper Vasco

If I were to mention the name Vasco in a conversation with friends most would look at me in wonder, while a select few would nod their heads and jump into a long conversation with me. A skilled underground rapper who has worked with the likes of Huckleberry P, Swings…

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