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South Korean Pop Culture: K-Pop
    2007-04-10 07:29:59     thefreedictionary.com

South Korean singer/actor Jeong Ji-hoon, better known by his stage name Rain, is well-known throughout Asia. [File Photo: itbaodao.com]

K-pop is an abbreviation for Korean popular music. Many of the K-pop stars, most notably BoA, TVXQ, Rain, and Se7en, are very popular in Asia. The popularity of K-pop is often considered a part of the rise of the Korean Wave, or "Hanryu," in the region.
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