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BTS rising fame in the U.S

BTS rising fame in the U.S

BTS, a Korean pop, or K-Pop group is a seven member boy group from Big Hit Entertainment made in 2013 and is slowly and steadily becoming more popular in the United States. BTS, which stands for Beyond the Scene, received more public attention when they won the Top Social Artist of the Year at the 2017 Billboard Music Award on […]

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Two jasmine milk teas with boba in lightbulb bottles give a creative look to the desserts at Taiwan Ice. Photo by Christy Ma

Review: Taiwan Ice pops in Coral Springs with boba tea

  Teens in South Florida are discovering East Asian desserts like shaved ice and boba tea, and a restaurant named Taiwan Ice opened over the summer in Coral Springs on North University Drive specializing in these delicacies. When I first entered the store, I was surprised by the trendy and minimalistic interior design and Korean pop music playing. The clean […]

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G-Dragon opens his Miami concert on July 25th with a "BigBang." Photo by Alex Han.

Growing popularity of K-pop in the West

In recent years, Korean pop music, or K-pop, has come to the attention of many in the West. What used to be a genre for a niche audience has now become an international trend, garnering millions of online fans from the United States to Qatar. Recently, the boy group BTS, or Beyond the Scene and formerly known as Bulletproof Boy […]

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