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Alright...so Chad Future just released this MV for his upcoming second album (He made an album already?) that will be released on June 30th.
I honestly don't even know where to begin...
The only reason I thought this was K-pop news was because the MV also feature's BESTie's U.Ji. But then I looked up and read Chad Future's website...and here's what he said:
"Right now, My focused goal is to bridge the gap between K-Pop and American music and continue on the path becoming a successful American born K-Pop Artist in USA, Korea and The World."
I am not sure about other K-pop fans, but I don't think there is a "need" for anyone to "bridge the gap" between American music and K-pop. They are perfectly fine being their own separate entities and I'd like to enjoy them just the way they are.
He goes on to mention the awesomeness of K-pop music (which I can agree with):
"Check out the lighting, the sets, the choreography, the outfits, the video quality, the epic-ness, the production of the music... It is honestly the absolute top in the entire world. American music and videos are great, but they are not as big as K-Pop."
But then mentions his genre of music being AK-pop (American K-pop?).
What exactly about his music makes it (American) K-pop??? If he's talking about the English lyrics, there are TONS of groups that have English verses in their music!
Overall, "So Good" seemed like a lazy attempt at a catchy song with a not-so-original MV. However, it is nowhere near bridging any gap between "American" music and K-pop. And based on what I've learned so far, I don't think it is possible to (unnecessarily) bridge such a gap without the artist understanding the culture or knowing the language (he seems to do neither).
U.JI sounds pretty good but I will not be adding this one to my playlist.
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But I think don't you think it's kinda funny how this card about Chad Future is kinda hating on him but the other card about him is approving him? I guess people really do have different opinions about him...But to each their own. xD @PassTheSuga
@StephanieDuong indeed! I have pals who love him and meanwhile I'm on the opposite end of the spectrum..... but we just kind of agree to disagree because a fan war over Chad Future would be beyond ridiculous (´ヮ`)
@PassTheSuga Yeah. Honestly I don't care what he does or what he associates his genre of music with. Whatever makes him happy, then he should do it. We'll just not agree with his ideology. ┐(︶▽︶)┌
@StephanieDuong I'm absolutely with you on that one girl! You can make whatever music you want but don't claim things you are not doing with your music, such as bridging gaps. And AK-pop sounds so weird too! lol.
@PassTheSuga I am totally with you as a fellow Kpop goober! And I know right, you at least have to know the language. I've barely heard him speak or sing in Korean. And thank you for the gif game compliment, I'm learning from the best (you)! Hahaha ^_^