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World Traveler



Joined: 29 May 2009

PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:36 pm    Post subject: New Girls' Generation song Reply with quote

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wq7ftOZBy0E

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Girls' Generation has made a drastic change.

They recently made a comeback with a tough hip-hop sound, which is very different from their usual feminine and cute concept.


http://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/18789/20130102/girls-generation-snsd-i-got-a-boy-music-video-180-degree-change.htm

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Immediately upon its release, “I Got A Boy” rose to the #1 spot on Naver Music, Melon, Monkey3, Bugs, Soribada, Olleh Music, and Mnet real-time charts.

The album also is quite popular in the United States as it has entered the Top 20 on the iTunes Bestselling album chart.


http://www.allkpop.com/2013/01/girls-generations-i-got-a-boy-achieves-an-all-kill-places-on-itunes-chart
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Dodge7



Joined: 21 Oct 2011

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LOL. How pathetic can you get, really? They change their image over night to hip hop of all things? That is the very definition of poser but Koreans are too naive to figure that out. They look like some tough girls now - dont mess with them lol.
It's ok if that's what they choose to do, but do they even know why hip hop was born and where the originators drew their inspiration from? Violence, selling drugs and murdering in the streets. I want to puke every time I see a straight edge Korean girl trying to act hard. They have absolutely NO idea how stupid they look to Westerners. I feel embarrassed for them actually.

Whatever sells i guess...
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Singularity



Joined: 28 Oct 2012

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dodge7 wrote:
It's ok if that's what they choose to do, but do they even know why hip hop was born and where the originators drew their inspiration from? Violence, selling drugs and murdering in the streets.
Whatever sells i guess...


Wow, I love it when people make themselves look stupid.

You should look a bit more into the roots of hip hop before claiming it originated in the violent street scene.

Hip hop didn't really become violent until the mid-80s when the gangster rap scene on the west coast took off. See NWA.

Furthermore, hip hop to this day is not just about drugs and guns. There are other styles as well.
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comm



Joined: 22 Jun 2010

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dodge7 wrote:
I want to puke every time I see a straight edge Korean girl trying to act hard.

You didn't actually watch the video, did you?
They look about as 'hard' as the Olsen twins when they were on Full House... and now that I think about it, their clothing is pretty similar as well. So hardcore.
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12ax7



Joined: 07 Nov 2009

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I fast-forwarded through the video. I was half expecting Booger and Lamar to make an appearance.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoFJ9M1W4G0
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Dodge7



Joined: 21 Oct 2011

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Singularity wrote:
Dodge7 wrote:
It's ok if that's what they choose to do, but do they even know why hip hop was born and where the originators drew their inspiration from? Violence, selling drugs and murdering in the streets.
Whatever sells i guess...


Wow, I love it when people make themselves look stupid.

You should look a bit more into the roots of hip hop before claiming it originated in the violent street scene.

Hip hop didn't really become violent until the mid-80s when the gangster rap scene on the west coast took off. See NWA.

Furthermore, hip hop to this day is not just about drugs and guns. There are other styles as well.

I was speaking about rap from the 80's on...and whatever you want to call it, it's crap anyway.
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Zackback



Joined: 05 Nov 2010
Location: Kyungbuk

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I love when kittens pretend to be tigers.
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ricochet



Joined: 04 Sep 2011
Location: 302

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

just loved the brown and black eyes semi-wrinkling at me from plastic-TV-land but too much dyed red hair and in fact too many girls. digged the pink-haired chick and i think one actually wore blue hair. however, all that dyed red and blond red-blond streaked hair on the rest of those girls sort of left me thinking that i was peering into a Korean hair-dye special discount commercial hair salon.

loved the chick with the natural black hair, teenager look(call me old-fashioned but black is still beautiful where im from). the dancing techniques and modern pop dance choreography ive seen a million times before by similar Asian and especially Kpop groups and even though i shudve xpected as much, its getting old, and, i find myself hoping for something way more new and creatively original for younger fans digging Kpop and this overall pop genre in general.

the song itself was a tad boring except for a bunch of young cute Korean girls bouncing about trying to tell of some kind of young love story through music but doing it through a high fantastical, but im sure unintentionally, superficially modern, nearly comical caricatural satire leaves the video shallow and romantically pretentious.

the music is drab and without real, meaningful substance that a young Korean adult or Korean teenager can in real-life learn from or connect to on a daily routine social level. the beat was slow and empty, the tune was hum-drum and the singing was sub-par compared to many other Korean female pop singers.

overall, i liked it visually but hated listening to and trying to understand it. Cool
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falco



Joined: 26 Nov 2005

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awful song......not even a catchy melody. A real piece of &%#.
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CentralCali



Joined: 17 May 2007

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That song was so bad, I had to stop it every time they switched genre. It took a minute or so for me to rid my mind of the crap I just heard and then I went back and started the song again. The only reason I subjected myself to that torture was I didn't want to be unfair and criticize the song if I hadn't listened to the entire thing. Like so many other K-pop things, they tried to do too many things at one time. The end result: garbage.
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youtuber



Joined: 13 Sep 2009

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 4:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Terrible.

They should stick to being cute. K-poppers just can't pull of the whole hip-hop gangster thing.
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Steelrails



Joined: 12 Mar 2009
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Based on some of the comments on here, I can't tell who has a harder time grasping the difference between fantasy and reality, Koreans "acting hard" or Dave's poster who can't tell that they are selling a "Fantasy" and that Koreans know it's a fantasy.

The song sux.
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everything-is-everything



Joined: 06 Jun 2011

PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't care about the song so much as that video isn't really good to spank to. Shocked

Laughing

They're still hot, but I miss the short shorts and high heels those girls wore a few years ago.
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thrylos



Joined: 10 Jun 2008

PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

everything-is-everything wrote:
I don't care about the song so much as that video isn't really good to spank to. Shocked

Laughing

They're still hot, but I miss the short shorts and high heels those girls wore a few years ago.


You're absolutely right-- no spankapalooza here. Neutral
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jammo



Joined: 12 Dec 2008

PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If this is tough hiphop I think ODB just turned over
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