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In the hysteria of K-Pop fans, ready to do anything for their idols


A global surge, music made in Seoul is also a cultural revolution. Ready to do anything for their idols, the public lives their passion to the extreme, encouraged by the stringent digital marketing of the labels.

It was at the end of 2019. A few months before the Covid, the confinements and all that this brought as digital vertigo in our lives.

In this world before, Maryam Ragheb, a journalism student at the University of El Paso, Texas, does not feel “not necessarily happy, in any case not very motivated in the face of the existence” that she leads.

This is what she expresses in a blog post published on the


media and titled

The Uniqueness of the K-Pop Fan Experience

(“the uniqueness of the K-pop fan experience”).

On her laptop, she launches a video.

Song name:


Decor: the facade of a Californian cinema in bright colors.

In front, a gang of seven post-adolescents advance at a steady pace.

In their pink XL jackets, they have the smooth, perfect features of a portrait of Dorian Gray reviewed and corrected by a clearly futuristic manga artist.

They call themselves Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, Jungkook, Jin or just V.

In video,

Boy With Luv

by BTS, reference of K-pop

If everyone defends an attitude...

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Source: lefigaro

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