Netizens Criticize The Chinese After Seeing How The Rap Of China Blatantly Copied Show Me The Money

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Netizens criticize the Chinese after seeing how 'The Rap of China' blatantly copied 'Show Me The Money'
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Netizens criticize the Chinese after seeing how 'The Rap of China' blatantly copied 'Show Me The Money'

Chinese rapper competition program 'The Rap of China' blatantly copied South Korea's 'Show Me The Money'.

The logo, rules, and concept of 'The Rap of China' isthe exact same as theKorean competition series. However, it's revealed that 'The Rap of China' did not officially purchase the copyrights.

Production companyCJ EM spoke up about the plagiarism on July 26, and stated toTV Report,"iQIYI's'The Rap of China' did not officially purchase the rights to the content. It's unfortunate how they're broadcasting a similar program without going through the proper procedures."

Netizens think this Chinese show is plagiarizing 'Show Me the Money'
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Netizens think this Chinese show is plagiarizing 'Show Me the Money'

iQiyi's upcoming variety program 'The Rap of China' is getting a lot of rap from netizens for possibly plagiarizing Mnet's 'Show Me the Money.'

One netizen criticized the show via an online community board for its similarities in terms of how the overall show is run not to mention the brand identity.

Let's take a closer look, shall we? First at the obvious logo.  The words 'The Rap of China' is stylized in a similar matter with a hint of gold in the words and background.  Then how about Korea's 'Show Me the Money?' It is the same. One can see that the background is decorated in gold.

Fans are angry at a Chinese modeling group who blatantly copied NCT 127
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Fans are angry at a Chinese modeling group who blatantly copied NCT 127

A Chinese modeling group has copied NCT 127 and it's so obvious that fans are beyond angry. 

SEE ALSO: NCT 127 react to fans' 'Cherry Bomb' dance cover!

On August 16, a Chinese modeling group named Shanqi Culture released images with the word ''Monster'' on their Weibo page. The photos with animations pop with many colors, and also immediately make you think of NCT 127's ''Cherry Bomb''. As you can see, it's not an exaggeration to say the two group's concepts are exactly the same.

Netizens LOL over MONSTA X Minhyuk's expression after witnessing 'couple skinship' during a music show
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Netizens LOL over MONSTA X Minhyuk's expression after witnessing 'couple skinship' during a music show

MONSTA X's Minhyuk has netizens ROFL-ing, all thanks to a GIF going around on online communities!

The post in question goes along with the title, "An idol's lost eyeballs after witnessing a 'couple's skinship' on stage". As you can see in the GIF below, artists are exiting a stage after the closing remarks of a music show recording, and Minhyuk spots a male and female leaving together, arm in arm. See his frozen expression and his lost eyes, quickly averting his gaze?

SEE ALSO: [OP-ED] Why fans feel angered when Korean idols 'change'

YG Entertainment signs two PDs from 'Show Me The Money'
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YG Entertainment signs two PDs from 'Show Me The Money'

YG Entertainment has recruited 2 more PDs, in order to implement their plans to take on more tv productions in the future.

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It's been revealed on April 21 that two PDs from Mnet's 'Show Me The Money', Lee Sang Yoon PD and Choi Hyo Jin PD, have decided to leave Mnet, finding a new home under YG Entertainment instead. The label also signed Park Jun Soo PD of Mnet's 'God of Music' last January.

Stay tuned for additional updates on YGE's tv productions in the future!