The musical genre K-Pop—Korean popular music—is, according to the New Yorker’s John Seabrook, “an East-West mash-up,” in which boy/girl band performances of “mesmerizing synchronized dance moves, accompanied by a complex telegraphy of winks and hand gestures, have an Asian flavor, but the music sounds Western: hip-hop verses, Euro-pop choruses, rapping, and dub step breaks.”
Today, K-Pop is internationally know. It’s global appeal is drawing in seemingly unlikely fans, including City College psychology major Almendrita Recio who describes herself as “raised in Sacramento very Mexican.”
Dec. 9, 2013
Some people play cards for fun. For the select few, it is a way to make money, win prizes and gain fame. Jacky Fu and his team do all of these. Attending various events nationwide, Fu brings his competitive spirit to any table he plays at.