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[OP-ED] What's the Most Effective Method to Attaining Mainstream Fame as a Rapper?
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[OP-ED] What's the Most Effective Method to Attaining Mainstream Fame as a Rapper?

Zico sporting hip-hop markers of faux 'authenticity': chains, grillz and tattoos.

What is authentic hip-hop?

Between the underground hip hop scene, rap battle shows, record label trainee auditions, and mainstream idol rappers, it seems like there is no shortage of methods to attain widespread fame as a rapper in the South Korean Music Industry. However, challenges have begun to rear their faces as rappers are beginning to be carefully examined for any negligence to acknowledge their own instances of cultural appropriation by international and domestic fans alike. Xenophobia, or an irrational dislike of people from other countries, exists as a rampant issue in South Koreaand is often times projected onto the genre of Rap and Hip Hop. Frequently, it is thought of as a second-class music genre and subconsciously or purposefully, artists are prone to involving themselves into scandals involving instances of utilizing the "N" word or imitating a 'black voice'. It seems that the way to attain mainstream fame as a rapperis to remain vigilant in understanding those who have set the precedent for the genre before oneself.

EXID's Hyerin reveals her secret method to lip-synching
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EXID's Hyerin reveals her secret method to lip-synching

EXID made a guest appearance on the April 27 installment of'I Can See Your Voice 4.'

The girls tried to figure out the tone-deaf contestant when they came across lip-synching footage.

SEE ALSO: EXID will be splitting album profits equally with Solji included

Seeing this, member Hyerin commented, "I have my own way of lip-synching." She then went on to explain, "There are times when I lose my breath after dancing ecstatically, making it difficult to hit high notes. So that's when I cover my face using my hair," causing the audience to laugh.

Highlight's 1st solo concert sells out immediately after ticket sales open
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Highlight's 1st solo concert sells out immediately after ticket sales open

Highlight have sold out all seats to their upcoming 1st solo concert after switching their group name!

SEE ALSO: Highlight promises to come back with repackage soon + concert in June

Tickets for Highlight's 'Highlight Live 2017 - Can You Feel It?' went on sale on April 29, and were sold out immediately, even causing disruptions on the ticket sales page due to the flood of visitors.

'Highlight Live 2017 - Can You Feel It?' will take place from June 2-4 at the Jamsil Olympic Arena. The Highlight members are currently busy preparing for the concert, as well as their repackaged album.

tvN variety 'Youn's Kitchen' dominates Friday variety ratings + achieves its best rating yet
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tvN variety 'Youn's Kitchen' dominates Friday variety ratings + achieves its best rating yet

The April 28 broadcast of tvN's 'Youn's Kitchen' has topped viewership ratings for Friday variety shows by a landslide, in addition to achieving its own highest rating yet!

SEE ALSO: 2PM's Taecyeon discusses the topics of entering the Western market, joining the army, and more

The program stars actors Lee Seo Jin, Jung Yoo Mi, Yoon Yeo Jung, and Shin Goo, who attempt to fulfill a faraway dream of opening up a small restaurant on an island country by traveling to Bali. With veteran actress Yoon Yeo Jung as the owner, they opened up 'Youn's Kitchen', serving Korean cuisine to beachgoers. It is also the newest variety show produced by Na Young Suk PD, known for 'Three Meals a Day', 'New Journey to the West', 'Grandpas Over Flowers', and more.

LABOUMs Agency Responds To Accusations Of Album Sales Manipulation
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LABOUMs Agency Responds To Accusations Of Album Sales Manipulation

On May 2, LABOUMs agency Global H Media released an official statement on accusations of album sales manipulation.

In the press release, the agency stated that the album sales of LABOUMs second mini album Miss This Kiss were not manipulated, and they are discussing taking legal action against those that spread the rumors.

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They continued on to reveal, In February, LABOUM signed a two-year contract as models of a franchise. The franchise has more than 500 locations in Korea and also has locations in Southeast Asia. The advertiser for the franchise purchased albums fairly through the distributor to use for promotional events at locations in both Korea and foreign countries.