K-Pop and the Hypocrisy of Cultural Appropriation

K-Pop, an abbreviation for Korean pop music, has skyrocketed in the music industry worldwide. South Korea experienced a 17.9% increase in revenue growth and ranked at number 6 among the top 10 music markets worldwide.

This has to do with the sales of K-Pop music sold in the United States. Popular K-Pop bands such as EXO, BLACKPINK, and BTS have become popular in the music…