Exos Growl Is Popular In North Korea And Used As A Confession Song

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EXO's 'Growl' is popular in North Korea and used as a confession song
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EXO's 'Growl' is popular in North Korea and used as a confession song

On the upcoming episode of Channel A's 'I'll Meet You Now', a North Korean defector revealed EXO's popularity even in North Korea.

While filming for the episode, the panel and the guests discussed the hallyu movement and how it is even affecting North Korea. A female North Korean who defected only three months ago said, "EXO is really popular in North Korea as well. Amongst teenagers, EXO's 'Growl' is often used as a confession song where a boy expresses how much he likes a girl." In addition to this, she covered the song "Growl" with an accordion during the episode.

Arcades in North Korea Arent Quite What Youd Expect
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Arcades in North Korea Arent Quite What Youd Expect

When most people think of North Korea, they think of a dismal land where the people have little to no rights and even less fun—enter the North Korean arcade.

In 2008, photos of a North Korean arcade surfaced on the internet and the unadorned space shocked the public. Many of the arcade cabinets were still made of wood and rusting equipment, and the old arcade machines naturally didnt draw in huge crowds.

Gamers sat on plastic chairs while playing the games.The arcade games were from an entirely different era. 

These Are The Most Popular Songs In Korea So Far This Year
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These Are The Most Popular Songs In Korea So Far This Year

The first half of this year has been graced with plenty of amazing songs, collaborations, and duets from various Korean artists.

Some songs, however, have been able to attract much recognition from the public leading to hundreds of thousands of downloads from the citizens of South Korea. In fact, two songs have already surpassed the coveted one million downloads mark already this year, with a few more likely to hit the milestone soon as well.

Here are the top 10 best selling singles of 2017 thus far:

9 Examples of EXOs Incredible Amount of Influence On South Korea
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9 Examples of EXOs Incredible Amount of Influence On South Korea

EXO has become so popular that, whether they mean to or not, they influence just about everything they touch and these are just 9 examples of their impact on South Korea.

Since their debut, SM Entertainments EXO has broken records, lit up stages, and topped charts all while remaining the funny and down-to-earth people they always were. Their popularity has soared through the roof around the world, especially in Korea, thanks to their hard work and adoring fans. They are so popular, in fact, that they inadvertently exert a great influence on everything they touch.

Song Joong Ki To Make Special Appearance In Popular Drama Man To Man
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Song Joong Ki To Make Special Appearance In Popular Drama Man To Man

Song Joong Ki will be making a special guest appearance on JTBC drama Man to Man.

JTBC has confirmed that Song Joong Ki will be making a special cameo appearance on episode 9 of Man to Man. Since the drama was completely filmed before airing, this means that Song Joong Ki filmed his scene back in February.

He will be interacting with both Park Hae Jin and Park Sun Woong and his appearance is expected to leave an impression on the viewers.