6 Vivid K Pop Music Videos That Incorporate Asian Cultural Elements Folklore

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6 Vivid K-Pop Music Videos That Incorporate Asian Cultural Elements + Folklore
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6 Vivid K-Pop Music Videos That Incorporate Asian Cultural Elements + Folklore

K-pop is known for incorporating really cool and different concepts; and one of these concepts include using Asian cultural elements and folklore in their music videos and music. Check out our list of six cool K-pop music videos that use these themes below!

VIXX (aka Concept Kings) is known for their unique concepts, and their latest one was no exception! This time they received inspiration from the tale of Do Won Kyung, or the Peach Blossom Land. This fable is about the discovery of a paradise where the inhabitants live in isolation from the rest of the world. VIXX portrays a slightly different twist to the tale, where the paradise they reference in both the music video and lyrics is a woman. Complimenting and enhancing the East Asian concept is the use of a gayageum (a Korean traditional instrument) in the track.

PSY Confirmed To Make Comeback With Multiple Music Videos
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PSY Confirmed To Make Comeback With Multiple Music Videos

Singer PSY will be returning with a brand new album soon!

It was previously reported in March that PSY is preparing to make a comeback in April. He even announced the news himself in front of a live audience in the Philippines, but a source from YG Entertainment stated on April 21, PSY will be coming back in May. He has already finished filming two music videos.

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This will mark PSYs eighth album release in a year and a half after his last album Chiljip Psy-da.

12 Japanese Music Videos From Korean Artists That Will Blow Your Mind
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12 Japanese Music Videos From Korean Artists That Will Blow Your Mind

Korean music is life for all of us, theres no denying it. But many Korean artists have debuted internationally, as well, quite often in Japan. So, to all of you K-poppers out there who havent seen a Japanese MV yet, I welcome you to a whole new world. To those of you that already have, this first ones for you.

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If any group could be known for their habit to blow your mind, its EXO. Their sub-unit, EXO-CBX, certainly doesnt disappoint either. Not only are their moves perfectly in sync, their concept alone reaches a whole new level. With a cross between the circus, the casino, and the undead, its hard to consider this MV as anything less than perfection. To be honest, Id be content to watch Ka-CHING! on repeat all day.

Psy's New Music Videos Hit 10 Million YouTube Views in a Day
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Psy's New Music Videos Hit 10 Million YouTube Views in a Day

Rapper Psy's new album garnered instant attention upon its release on Wednesday.

The music videos for the album's two lead tracks have been viewed more than 5 million times each on YouTube.

Less than a day after the release, "I Luv It" and "New Face" received 5.5 million and 5.1 million views on the video sharing site.

"He returns with new easy-to-learn moves that look like an updated version of the 'Gangnam Style' dance", Billboard said.

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