Cassandra Childress can still remember her first time. It was a spur of the moment idea as she and her friends bought tickets to a concert without any further plans of how they were going to get from Gainesville, Ga. to Atlanta. “It’s a life changing experience,” said Childress, as she showed me her K-Pop […]
Lizzo is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and actress who is a big supporter and advocate for body positivity. There has been circulating media of people “fat shaming” Lizzo or making insensitive comments regarding her body. I analyzed three different sources which included Twitter, AM2DM BuzzFeed News, and Nick Reed’s podcast. All three of these sources are different forms of media such as social media, TV, and radio.
Korean Pop was first noticed in the U.S. in 2012 when Psy’s “Gangnam Style” became the first video on YouTube to have a billion streams. When it was released it was something new and unfamiliar to us. Over the past decade, Korean Pop has become more well-known with many groups touring in America. After almost three years since their debut, BlackPink will finally step foot on American soil for the first time.
I am sure that you are pondering the commonalities found in all of the given scenarios and here it is: Nigerian culture. Slowly but surely, the culture is being assimilated into mainstream media, particularly in Western Europe and the United States.