K-Pop is known for its catchy beats and addictive hooks, but do you know who's behind the music? Join us as we shine a spotlight on the black producers and songwriters who are making their mark in the K-Pop industry. From Teddy Riley to Dem Jointz, we'll explore how these talented individuals are bringing their unique perspectives to the Korean music scene.But it's not all smooth sailing in the K-Pop world. We'll also take a closer look at the scandal between Lee Soo Man, HYBE, and SM Entertainment that rocked the industry. Find out what happened, and grab the popcorn.Join us on Slack: https://join.slack.com/t/kpopcast/shared_invite/zt-93kzxcv6-YNej2QkyY6vaPnhEQJxk0A Hit replay playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRGVtHMPxSFxbjkmSesXmfNKreFVofsrE Links to things discussed on the episode:Tamar Herman's recap on TikTok/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CofynRMjc91/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_linkDJ Jon's Black History Month Podcast Edition: https://www.mixcloud.com/djjonmaine/k-pop-hits-vol-87/Q&A WITH SONGWRITER GEOFFRODAMUS: HOW “JOPPING” AND SUPERM CHANGED HIS LIFE: https://www.envimedia.co/q-a-with-songwriter-geoffro-damus-how-jopping-and-superm-changed-his-life/Geoffrodamus Talks Adult Swim, SuperM, and Breaking Down Racial Stereotypes: https://www.teenvogue.com/story/geoffrodamus-talks-adult-swim-superm-breaking-down-racial-stereotypes-interviewHIT REPLAYS (TOP K-POP SONGS):LEE HI ft. G.SOUL -"NO WAY" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9cUBhJghZoEXO (엑소) - 'YA YA YA' https://youtu.be/oQYJXr2YCmAEXO 엑소 'CALL ME BABY' https://youtu.be/yWfsla_Uh80SuperM 슈퍼엠 ‘Jopping’ https://youtu.be/pAnK1y7qjuEThe Kpopcast Crew: twitter.com/TheKpopcasttwitter.com/Sparker2twitter.com/michaelajkpoptwitter.com/DJPeterLokpopcast.net Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.