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CONFESSIONS OF AN EX-SM TRAINEE

I cannot confirm if this is true, but it was an interesting read.

Fiction or true, this was a cool glimpse into the trainee world - and shows how no matter who the idol is, they have to work their butts off to debut...and sometimes even that is not enough.
All credit to Kpop Secrets. I simple copied the text - no edit were made!

This is NOT me:

So, yes I was an SM Trainee.

There are a few things you need to know about me before I get to all the goodies. I am a boy, I am 22 years old, I am Japanese-American, I trained for 5 years (sadly) and I never got to debut.
I studied Korean in my high school and got to the third year in the language and my school had found some sort of program which would allow for students to kind of study abroad, but it was more of a Summer kind of thing so it wasn’t really.. idk, kind of hard to explain but that’s not the point~ So a bunch of students including me went into this program and we actually got in. Since the program was based off of a more CLASS type of thang, the two Korean teachers at my high school came along with us to South Korea. This all happened in the summer of 2007.
We stayed in SK from the end of June to the beginning of August and obviously we had some free time, actually A LOT of free time. I have always been into singing and dancing and especially KPOP, that kind of triggered me into taking Korean Class and my host brother was really into KPOP too, but he just listened to it, he didn’t really much dance or sing to it.
One day we talked about our hobbies and whatnot, getting to know each other and he told me to sing for him and I did and right after he told me to audition for SM, which was literally just a couple blocks from his house.
So I got all EXCITED~~~
It was a weekly audition, before I actually went down to audition, we had to call in and schedule and fill out applications and whatnot. It wasn’t until like mid-July when I actually got confirmed for an audition. I went down to the little audition building (it wasn’t the actual SM building, it was like a miniature SM building, they have more than one SM building, this wasnt the main one though) and there wasn’t as many people as I had expected, maybe about 30 of us, probably not even. It was like a normal high school class size. We all waited patiently to go in to audition and while in line everyone stayed quiet, I was expecting people to be rehearsing and whatnot but no one was doing that. It was extremely awkward and quiet.
All of this also took place INSIDE the building, we waited on the first floor, where it was quiet and they played some SM Artist stuff on a TV and we just sat everywhere. Someone would come down the stairs and call a name and whoever it was would follow. The youngest person I saw there was probably a little boy who was like .. maybe roughly 13 or 14, the oldest looking was a tall, skinny girl who looked about 21ish. I waited about 30 minutes when they finally called my name. My first name is an American name but my last name is very much Japanese. As soon as they called my name everyone turned and looked at me, their eyes wide and confused. I was like “okay then…”
I went and auditioned, sung my heart out cause singing is my specialty. The judges smiled and nodded and they asked me in English “How long have you been singing?”, “Were you born in Japan?” and that’s really all I could really remember.. After I answered, I left the room.
I was bummed out because I felt like I didn’t leave a good impression on them.. I was so sure I didn’t get in and continued on with life.
Apparently after like four days(?) I got a call from one of the SM judges and they told me they wanted to see more of me and that there would be another audition. I went and got through, another audition, went and got through. There are three rounds. I passed all of them. It was like almost August when they finally pulled out the contract and explained EVERYTHING to me, they made sure I knew what I was getting myself into and that I was sure about doing this.
I signed it with no hesitation.
Since I was a foreigner and it would be my Senior year in High School, SM told me to continue in America and when it would be breaks, I would come back to SK and train. Also at least three times a month, I would receive vocal and dance lessons over Skype, it was kind of funny. I finally graduated from HS and I was now an official trainee in SK. I really wanted to go to College, but SM didn’t cover that, it was my own kind of decisions. I decided maybe not to go to college (biggest mistake).
Now this gets more interesting.
I began to do intense training. At SM there are different levels for every category, the categories are Singing, Dancing, Acting, Rapping, Language (English, Japanese, Chinese (Korean for foreigners)) and instruments.
There are levels 1 through 6. Lvl 1 being NOVICE and Lvl 6 being EXPERT. For me, when I first entered, my stats were Singing: 3, Dancing: 2, Acting: 1, Rapping: 1, Language: Korean-1, Japanese-3, English-6, Instrumental: Saxophone-3.
SM encouraged us to focus only on our mains but never to forget about the other ones, so I only stuck to singing, dancing and language, brushing the others to the side.

There wasn’t a day when I didn’t train.

Intense vocal training in the morning till about lunch, then Dance practice from then on until about Dinner, then after that you do whatever you want. I mostly just focused on my singing and dancing. There were probably a total of like.. 40 trainees.. But I could be wrong.. All varying from like ages 8 to 25 …
Trainee life really is harsh, but very rewarding. I was considered a bigger size, not HUGE, but bigger, and once I quit being a trainee, I was considered SKINNY… LOL, kind of funny. I was put in an international dorm, which was a little bogus, but I was okay with it, preferred to be with everyone else but oh well. I shared a dorm with two others, they were both Chinese.
As trainees we are encouraged to train at least six times a week, but SM doesn’t really have control over us. Whoever wants to train is welcome to do so, those who are not as driven aren’t pushed to doing so. Basically you have all the freedom in the world but that depends if you want to work hard or not. Some trainees I saw like once a week. Some I saw every single day. Most of the time, those who trained EVERY day or most of them, were the ones who debuted.
Actually I wasn’t bullied for not being Korean, there are a lot of scenarios where you are and whatever, but it really depends on how you portray BULLYING. I mean, duh, I was looked at as a waste or energy or whatever because it is KOREAN pop, but that wasnt BULLYING. It all came down to how determined I was, that’s what determines my drive for being something in the KPOP world.
There were cliques, YES. I didn’t revolve myself around anyone in specific but I was pretty close to some trainees. We are encouraged to not become close with anyone because, ya know, we might not even debut with them.
You would expect some trainees to have entered SM just to get close with idols, but nahhh, that was BARELY the case. At first, I was very excited to meet BoA, Super Junior, etc. but once we were in the company, they were just like everyone else, they weren’t seen as stars anymore..
And YES, there was INTENSE competition, but even that doesn’t mean you are set for debut. There were some RUDE and arrogant trainees but when the reps and staffs came around their personalities CHANGED. Training made me realize how .. ahem.. scripted and ‘fake’ the kpop world can be.. BUT, of course the staffs and reps are in on it as well, they know who’s mean and who isn’t and most of the time, the nice ones get to debut.
At the end of the day it all depends on your drive, determination and character.
SM has like four buildings I think..?? One is for the trainees, one is for the artists and the others is just for staffs, representatives, etc. for business purposes. I was ALWAYS at the trainee building, duh. I was only at one of the business buildings for financial issues such as our weekly allowances ($25 a week). Trainees only ever went to the Artist building when we had showcases, which were monthly and it was an evaluation of how much trainees improved and whatnot. Many trainees were sent home because of showcases. I, surprisingly made it far .. not to be conceited..

NOW on to your favorite, the idols..

Like I said, they aren’t all that after entering the company.. They’re just as human as everyone else. They didn’t come around the Trainee building much, but they were always at the Artist building.
Whenever we had showcases, the only idols who ever came to watch were Yunho, BoA, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Tiffany, Sunny, Onew and a couple others. I’d say the MOST DOWN TO EARTH idols were most definitely Tiffany, Luna, Yunho and Amber.
I personally don’t consider the EXO members idols because I kind of went through everything with them, just didn’t know them personally. The SNSD members barely ever came around, the one I saw most was probably Sunny, she is probably my favorite member after getting to know a little bit of SNSD. They came around and the only ones that ever greeted us were Sunny, Tiffany, Taeyeon and Yoona, the others would walk right pass us. They gave short encouragements, telling us to not give up and they would end it there. From what I saw, what they portray on screen definitely isn’t fake.
The Super Junior members didn’t really interact a lot with trainees.. Eunhyuk talked to a lot of the girl trainees though and Shindong is only funny with the older people, he isn’t really much goofy with the younger kids. I say Luna is the most down to earth because even though she debuted already, she still talks to fellow trainees and she comes by a lot to encourage us to not give up.
Krystal isn’t a snob, but she’s been called that so many times, she just kind of stopped trying, but she is really nice, she comes to the showcases sometimes and always encourages all of us to do well. Amber is most definitely a tom boy, a lot of people say it’s SM’s doings but no, it really isn’t. The initial thing was to make Amber girly, it didn’t work, so they switched up the concept of f(x), having a tom boy. She is a tom boy but she has a very caring soul. I’d say she is the idol a lot of foreigners can relate to most, for she is an outcast, being Chinese and a tomboy, etc. She speaks up for a lot of trainees who are being outcasted and when f(x) comes around to check up on trainees, she tries to include outcasted trainees in some things, like maybe dance warm-ups, she would always bring them up to the front when they always stand at the back all shy and stuff.
I didn’t see much of SHINee, when I did, they always looked SERIOUS and like focused.. They’re the serious idols, they really aren’t that down to earth, from what I saw.

Now, onto EXO..

Since I trained for 5 years, you’d expect me to have been a line-up member, right? Well no.. sadly. I mean one of the managers brought it up to me and told me to work extremely hard, this was in 2010, when the ‘New Boy Group’ rumor was spreading throughout trainees. We all began to work EXTRA hard, but I wasn’t even chosen to be a POTENTIAL member..
The EXO members weren’t that close at first, obviously.. I’d say that my favorite members, after getting to know them through TRAINING, would have to be Suho, Baekhyun and Lay. Suho, being trained for 7 years, he never gave up and he lacked a lot in singing back in 2008, when I first entered. I was like ..why is he here.. then I saw his face and I was like Oh.. But yeah, Suho is VERY hardworking and he is very popular amongst trainees, as in like he is friends with a lot of them. He is very down to earth and yes he is a crybaby. He cries every time something dramatic happens to him that lets him get closer to his dreams. He cried when he was confirmed an EXO member.
Baekhyun, you’d expect him to be cocky and whatever, being trained for only 1 year, but you are all wrong, he already had an amazing voice when he entered SM, but his dancing was okay. He worked extremely hard to improve his dancing AND singing and his personality was already on point, so he was already at a 4th year trainee level. Lay is a super nice guy, he always smiles and tries to bring laughter to everyone.
Like I said, I didn’t know these guys personally, but who wouldn’t know who the popular guys were? The EXO members come around just a little and when they do, they aren’t as lively. Chanyeol is way different off-screen. He knows that he’s cute, so he’s a bit cocky and not too much a great guy. Kai is short-tempered, that’s just what I heard, so the EXO members don’t talk to him off-screen, the only one who does is Chen, but Chen talks to all the members.
I heard that if something seems to be going wrong OR needs to be done, the reps and staffs DEMAND the artists to do something about it. Chanbaek was created through staffs, because they knew that every group needs an OTP in order to gain a lot of popularity, so the one with the VOICE and the one with the MAD INSTRUMENT SKILLS was put together. It is very scripted, indeed..

After EXO debuted, the question of me still being in SM while I was 21 came to be questioned..

SM was probably not going to be ever debuting another boy group any time soon and I was right. My manager talked to me and said that reps discussed that the New Girl Group (GE7) would debut in 2014 and another boy group would have to settle for 2016, I’d already be like 26 .. I evaluated all my goals and I realized that what I had been doing all this time was just a waste of my time.. I was looked upon as just an extra and I didn’t even have a chance.
The KPOP world is definitely HARD and it you’re not a stand out, then don’t try.
I left SM in April 2013, when my contract with SM ended. I went home and right now I am working and hoping to go to College in the fall. My manager still calls me once in awhile just to check if I need anything or just to talk. It is quite sad, but you know, all you can do is learn from things like this.
Oh and also, I got a call from a rep from CCM and they want me in as a trainee and I just shook my head like NO and declined.. Really..? Uhh.. no, after all the controversy..
This is all I have to say.. Sorry for it being so long.. I hope this helped OR just was enjoyable.. Thanks for reading :))
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Wow, this is very very interesting to read. We never really get to hear things from the perspective of an idol trainee. I can only wonder how many other trainees train for years and years but never actually get to debut. It's a harsh industry in that sense. Regardless of how accurate this, I think this gives some insight into what trainee life is like. Too bad he didn't make it though. 5 years is a long time :/
Of course that is how it is. Just because you work hard doesn't guarantee you will debut. Same with any regular company job. Just because you want to be a manager/supervisor and put all your energy into proving yourself, it doesn't mean you will move up. I have friends wjo have become quite popular in Korea. Some even being in M/Vs, but I mean it is hard work for them and the foreigner aspect makes it that much more challenging. I feel the fact that he was Japanese~American actually worked against him...as sad as that is to say. Koreans don't much like Japanese (children are taught to not like them from their parents or some teachers) and also being American....uhh I feel like he already had the cards against him. Yes Koreans do like Americans, but it depends on what your race is. As a black American who had lived in Korea and who has many friends still there I know how hard it is when you are not the white, blond hair, blue eyed westerner they think make up the US. Seriously, when I first arrived people asked me if I was from Africa. When I said no and said I am from the US they didn't believe me and asked if my parent's were from Africa. I said no, not even my great great grandparents. We are from the US. They were beyond shocked. They assume that all black people are Africans, but as you know, it just isn't so. I honestly thought SM was one of the better companies because of Super Junior. Maybe it's just better for foreigners to go to JYP or YG or even those smaller companies. Good Luck to anyone else who is going to tryout. I will be back in Korea next year so I hope your dreams come true.
Now please nobody take this the wrong way, because I love Exo, I really do. I've been following them from the beginning. But I TOTALLY always got that cocky vibe from Chanyeol. Like they always portray him to be this perfect life of the party every one and everything loves him type of guy and it just didn't seem genuine. But you can't really blame him, if what this guy says is true, it's totally SM's fault. I'm mean who would have a big head after being pumped up that much? This whole account is really interesting though. Thanks for sharing!
Tbh I've always wanted to try at least auditioning for an entertainment. I've always looked up to Cube because they seem to focus so much on increasing their singers vocal skills to the best of their talents and I wanted to send in my application this year but Damn April for me is a really busy time because they might not know it but April, and May are all prepping for the tests in June. I feel like Ive lost my chance because as a junior this year it's going to be hard to make the time to try and audition and if I make it I know I'd have to be a trainee for a while because I know I dont have outstanding vocal skills, but I am a quick learner to dancing and music but well you can't change your voice can you. To become a singer is a semi-dream of mine but to be honest, even in the American society it gets harsh once you've been pushed back and sometimes the risks aren't worth it... And it's hard giving up on a dream but reality is like that and it must feel so much worse to have worked for your dreams for so long when they were so close but not be chosen to get it. Yes some people were born to be idols. Amazing voices and perfect faces. I don't have any of that. But maybe I'll still try ahahah!! 😥 maybe 😂
Wow looking back on this a year later I've changed a lot. My dancing skills have definitely improved a lot and I realized just how fast of a learner I am. My singing skills are relatively the same but I would say that I may have increased some power (but of course I'm no where near professional seeing as the only singing I do is on my own). My friends have encouraged me to audition for Kpop Star or Super Star K as a semi-joke but I'd rather go to Korea and audition in a non-competitive/broadcasted environment. But wow. What I'd do do at least have the confidence to audition.
wow very interesting^^ I know as trainees they have a long difficult road ahead of them. but the details here really has me appreciating all trainees and even treasuries every debut stage a million times more♡♡♡
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https://www.vlive.tv/video/129798 *update they just ended the v live* Awww my heart! They are feeding us well! First Jin was live with Jimin. now Jungkook is live with Jimin & Jin just showed up! Tae showed up BTS ARMY TEAM: @Yugykookie97 @DefSoul1994 @MelissaGarza @Jiminsnooder @jungkookieeeee @Rose2demhaters BANGTAN'S ARMY TAGLIST: @blessowmwago @BoyGroupKpop @Bxbybri @echoxsoul @gabstar143 @HannahC19 @herreraletecia  @HomegirlG @izzybell1202 @jennyfer1111r1 @jiminiebae @Just2BLoved @kaylawalker929 @krissynormam @Mochiroon @Nyxxonn @PANDABTS @QueenPandaBunny @rodrickagardne @Rose2demhaters @samcorsam @simpsonsamantha @Shelbeigh19 @shellyfuentes70 @Starbell808                *let me know if you want to be apart of BANGTAN'S ARMY taglist* Christian ChimChim Squad: @Jiminsnooder @Yugykookie97 @DefSoul1994 @BTSMicDrop KoreanStarCouncil: @DefSoul1994 @MelissaGarza @Yugykookie97 @Jiminsnooder K-Monsta Squad: @Yugykookie97 @BBxGD @lilbr0wneyes @DefSoul1994 @KpopGaby @MYAlpha @BangtanGirlOT12 Tag List: @cagonzales9696 @Jiminsnooder @MonieManhiM @cherriblossom17 @SimplyAwkward @Btsislife @jaselgalindo @emealia @saraortiz2002 @xsandos17 @VictoriaBossier @TaehyungKey @Sarahdarwish @kpopandkimchi @Emealia @terenailyn @MonAnnahiX @4dalientae @PrettieeEmm @kyokeo @KwonOfAkind @AnimeKpopLover @SugaOnTop  @QueenyCrossGene @MadAndrea @B1A4BTS5ever @zyxzj @Taehyungie @VKookie47 @NuXX @Baekyeol27 @DOislifeExoL @kpopbeat @BTSMicDrop @BulletproofV @PrincessUnicorn @luna1171 @LisetteZapata @herreravanessa9 @MadAndrea @AnimeKpopFreak @amandamuska @RandomName @aliendestina @mrsyookihyun @MaelstromVIP @Foxxyjinxx @Bangtanss @YessicaCardenas @JadeOwens @cns1391 @JJiBin @TheEnlightment @BlueMoon201 @QueenPandaBunny @emberreynemoll @LacyTanner @nyxxonn @SweetDuella @MmIlk @KihyunA @ARMY4Life @SerenaArthurs @Additional18 @jessicaclove  @olive07354  @YungStatin  @nickij @Mochiroon @LiyahBoon @BoyGroupKpop *Let me know if you want to be added or untagged from the taglist*
Changmin Saturday 🌷
Hello Cassiopeia! It's Melissa with Changmin Saturday! Let's enjoy an Changmin video together. *credit video to owner https://youtu.be/k7kV2z1zwnY TVXQ 'Keep Your Head Down' Live Performance Changmin Focus. Like Wow! I still can't believe it's been 8 years since this song came out. I still remember when the teasers first came out. Until next time Cassiopeia! Cassiopeia Duo @TaylorHill5 @MelissaGarza comment if you would like to be tagged Cassiopeia @QueenPandaBunny @KpopIsPleasing @Yugykookie97 @CLAKPOP @addri @Just2BLoved @cns1391 my Vingle Family @AlexisJ15 @KellyOConnor @annevictoriaa @TaehyungV @SugaOnTop @passthesuga @MonieManhim @unnieARMYKeY @FromBlue2U @luna1171 @xxchicharitoxx @XxGummybearxX @sarahdarwish @ShinoYuki @YailinTejeda @awkwardjazzy @ibMINI @buddyesd @cardboardart @Namjoonsbutt @SashaKmseoul @lovetop @VixenViVi @kingTaeTae @EvilGenius @Helixx @LocoForJiyong @LadyLuna @peahyr @sherrysahar @kirinacorn81 @mbg3t @Bwolfgirl @JiyongLeo @AmberRelynn @IsoldaPazo @AnnaArai @QuennyCrossGene @kaeliShearer @HeichousRegalia @VeronicaArtino @XergaB20 @thetrillestkid @Nikkitty @PrincessUnicorn @scarletmermaid @SugaMint @SimplyAwkard @AlenaSegura @BabydollBre @JaiiPanda @BBxGD @LemonLassie @SindyHernandez @YongRaviMon @QueenPandaBunny @terenailyn @tayunnie @JustinaNguyen @JamiMilsap @culversyanne @CallMeMsDragon @LinnyOk @PolarStarr @halsyeon @ChoiJiah @VeronicaArtino @MaricelvaRomero @TerraToyaSi @AlittleJoy @leilakyrsten @kpopandkimichi @kpopdeluxegirl @CarolPantoja @Isolate @royalpandajedi @DayDaySMDC @tinytreeleaf @artificialgold @SweetDuella @TaehyungV @amobts @LuisUmania @Remysrose @chenisbaekasy @BlackFawn @JohnEvans @stsmarlene @StephanieDuong @LunaFergus @StefaniTre @JamiMilsap @JaxomB @WinKonVIP @EmilyPeacock @SugakookieV @bangtanss @marisamusic @vkookie47 @alywoah @twistedlove @TwistedPDnim @Infinitekiss @LiyahBoon @sukkyongwanser @InfiniteSky @cns1391 @ynsamgwlk
Suho Birthday Party 🎉🎂🍾
Hello EXO-L! The party is still going on... 5/20~ Fave Moments My favorite Suho's moments are when he's mom of EXO XD *credit video to owner https://youtu.be/_wMxDqjh5BI Until next time EXO-L! EXO Crew @MelissaGarza @Starbell808 @EXOahjummafan @Just2BLoved @cns1391 KokoBoppers @Just2BLoved @QueenPandaBunny @AngelaDarkness @SkyBlast @lop0929 @cns1391 @awkwardjazzy @MonstaHyungwonX my Vingle Family @ynsamgwlk @AlexisJ15 @KellyOConnor @annevictoriaa @TaehyungV @SugaOnTop @passthesuga @MonieManhim @unnieARMYKeY @FromBlue2U @luna1171 @xxchicharitoxx @XxGummybearxX @sarahdarwish @ShinoYuki @YailinTejeda @awkwardjazzy @ibMINI @buddyesd @cardboardart @Namjoonsbutt @SashaKmseoul @lovetop @VixenViVi @kingTaeTae @EvilGenius @Helixx @LocoForJiyong @LadyLuna @peahyr @sherrysahar @kirinacorn81 @Bwolfgirl @JiyongLeo @AmberRelynn @IsoldaPazo @AnnaArai @QuennyCrossGene @kaeliShearer @HeichousRegalia @VeronicaArtino @XergaB20 @thetrillestkid @Nikkitty @PrincessUnicorn @scarletmermaid @SugaMint @SimplyAwkard @AlenaSegura @BabydollBre @JaiiPanda @BBxGD @LemonLassie @SindyHernandez @YongRaviMon @QueenPandaBunny @terenailyn @tayunnie @JustinaNguyen @JamiMilsap @culversyanne @CallMeMsDragon @LinnyOk @PolarStarr @halsyeon @ChoiJiah @VeronicaArtino @MaricelvaRomero @TerraToyaSi @AlittleJoy @leilakyrsten @kpopandkimichi @kpopdeluxegirl @CarolPantoja @Isolate @royalpandajedi @DayDaySMDC @tinytreeleaf @artificialgold @SweetDuella @TaehyungV @amobts @LuisUmania @Remysrose @chenisbaekasy @BlackFawn @JohnEvans @stsmarlene @StephanieDuong @LunaFergus @StefaniTre @JamiMilsap @JaxomB @WinKonVIP @EmilyPeacock @SugakookieV @bangtanss @marisamusic @vkookie47 @alywoah @twistedlove @TwistedPDnim @Infinitekiss @LiyahBoon @InfiniteSky
[Learn Korean Phrases with K-Pop!] Meoributeo bakkeutkkaji (머리부터 발끝까지). Sound Familiar?
HELLO HELLO Everyone!!!!!!!!!!!1 Yes-everyone's super pumped up about the MOBB songs release, and my favorite song from the whole album is... *drum roll plz*... "MOHM". Literally- the beat is so sick and I just... I love it so much. So if you haven't watched it, I'll put the link for the MV right here! --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlJHZJ8EqeA So now that you've watched it (or knows it already... haha), I'm pretty sure the pre-chorus is stuck in your head. Easy-to understand, 80% English pre-chorus. "I’m talkin’ about your 몸 Talkin’ about your 다리 Talkin’ about your lips Talkin’ about your 머리부터 발끝까지 OH I’m talkin’ about your 몸 Talkin’ about your everything 근데 넌 어딨어" And here's the thing I want to point out to you in this card today... "머리부터 발끝까지" (Meoributeo bakkeutkkaji). I'm 150% sure y'all have heard this before, because believe it or not, it's in every song you know (not really true, but). So here it is! A HUGE list of songs that contain this phrase... and if you haven't known already, it means "from your head to your toes" Mmmm... sexy. First Up: iKON: My Type So I didn't know this until I read the lyrics!!! Pretty interesting. You can hear the phrase at 0:23. "머리부터 발끝까지 다" NEXT: BTS: War of Hormone WELL I DIDN'T KNOW THIS EITHER I THOUGHT I'VE LISTENED TO THIS ENOUGH THOUGH V says it the first time; you can listen to the phrase at 1:46. "머리부터 발끝까지 최고 최고" JYP: Who's Your Mama? This one was obvious from context... But believe it or not, It's Jessi who says it! You can hear the phrase at 2:55. "Ya, 머리부터 발끝까지 Got it eatrom my mama" NCT 127: Another World It's a hidden song in their album, but it's still amazing af. You can hear the phrase at 2:33. Taeyong says it! GUGUDAN: Wonderland This one's pretty obvious: it's in the chorus! You can listen to this phrase at 1:20. "머리부터 발끝까지 모든 걸" UP10TION: Catch Me You can listen to this phrase at 0:40. "머리부터 발끝까지 갖고 싶어 미칠 걸" (Jinhoo) BTS (again): Dope I'm guessing BTS loves this phrase... hmm... I didn't notice it because it was so fast....oh my You can listen to this phrase at 1:12. Suga raps this part... "Ok 우린 머리부터 발끝까지 전부 다" B.I.G.: Hello OMG please support this group! It's so underrated!!! Anyway I didn't notice this either! And I listen to it so much... *sob* You can listen to this phrase at 1:51. J-Hoon sings this part! "건민은 Hip style 머리부터 발끝까지" Ladies' Code: Pretty Pretty OK I REALIZED THIS You can listen to this phrase at 0:55. Sojung sang this part! "(예뻐 예뻐) 머리부터 발끝까지" *sighs I love her voice* VIXX: On & On WHAT OK He starts rapping at 2:17. Let's see if you can hear it... he's like rapping and then that part's just like a;sldkfja;srjweidjkv;zxjksdlafja Ravi raps this part! "머리부터 발끝까지 전부 다 가져 ah" SNSD: I Got a Boy Truthfully I didn't realize this Yuri says this part at 0:44. "어머! 또 얘 좀 보라고 머리부터 발끝까지 스타일이 바뀌었어" BTOB: Wow HEY I KNEW THIS HEY THIS WAS MY FIRST KPOP SONG BTW HEY I LOVE ILHOON AND HEY THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME I FOUND THIS PHRASE LIKE 3 YEARS AGO LOL WHO DOESN'T LIKE THEM LOL Hyunsik says it at 2:08 "머리부터 발끝까지 Hot한 너와 단둘이" ((I finally found the song I've been looking for with the phrase in it... YESSS)) 4MINUTE: Hot Issue Ok tbh this is kind of making me feel sensitive... You can hear this phrase at 0:25. "머리부터 발끝까지 Hot Issue ho!" HYUNA: Ice Ice One of my favorite songs from her A+ album... hehe You can hear this phrase at 0:49. Yook Ji Dam raps this part. "지금 우린 머리부터 발끝까지 빨개요" Boy's Republic: The Real One All time fave... You can hear this part at 1:04. Sunwoo sings this part "네 머리부터 네 발끝까지" And lastly but not least... MINO: MOOOOOHM Love love love. 1:08. "I’m talkin’ about your 몸 Talkin’ about your 다리 Talkin’ about your lips Talkin’ about your 머리부터 발끝까지 OH I’m talkin’ about your 몸 Talkin’ about your everything 근데 넌 어딨어" Congratz for getting through! Hopefully you met some new bands or new songs that you didn't know of before... if you know any other songs that have this phrase in it, make sure to comment! I'm talking bout your 머리부터 발끝까지 OHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!
TVXQ Song of the Week: Ten (10 Years)🎤
Hello Cassiopeia! It's Melissa with new TVXQ Community feature. It is Song of the Week. I will be featuring a TVXQ song every Monday. Now for our first Song of the Week. *credit videos to owners TVXQ 'Ten (10 years) is this week's Song of the Week. Artist: TVXQ Album: Tense Released: 2014 Genre: Pop https://youtu.be/MzP-A_uw-U4 TVXQ 'Ten (10 years) audio video https://youtu.be/-6ZdaLak5tI TVXQ '10 (10 years) Lyrics video https://youtu.be/Hiux-doBuBw TVXQ 'Ten (10 years) Comeback Stage Until next time Cassiopeia! Cassiopeia Duo @TaylorHill5 @MelissaGarza comment if you would like to be tagged Cassiopeia @QueenPandaBunny @KpopIsPleasing @Yugykookie97 @CLAKPOP @addri @Just2BLoved @cns1391 my Vingle Family @AlexisJ15 @KellyOConnor @annevictoriaa @TaehyungV @SugaOnTop @passthesuga @MonieManhim @unnieARMYKeY @FromBlue2U @luna1171 @xxchicharitoxx @XxGummybearxX @sarahdarwish @ShinoYuki @YailinTejeda @awkwardjazzy @ibMINI @buddyesd @cardboardart @Namjoonsbutt @SashaKmseoul @lovetop @VixenViVi @kingTaeTae @EvilGenius @Helixx @LocoForJiyong @LadyLuna @peahyr @sherrysahar @kirinacorn81 @mbg3t @Bwolfgirl @JiyongLeo @AmberRelynn @IsoldaPazo @AnnaArai @QuennyCrossGene @kaeliShearer @HeichousRegalia @VeronicaArtino @XergaB20 @thetrillestkid @Nikkitty @PrincessUnicorn @scarletmermaid @SugaMint @SimplyAwkard @AlenaSegura @BabydollBre @JaiiPanda @BBxGD @LemonLassie @SindyHernandez @YongRaviMon @QueenPandaBunny @terenailyn @tayunnie @JustinaNguyen @JamiMilsap @culversyanne @CallMeMsDragon @LinnyOk @PolarStarr @halsyeon @ChoiJiah @VeronicaArtino @MaricelvaRomero @TerraToyaSi @AlittleJoy @leilakyrsten @kpopandkimichi @kpopdeluxegirl @CarolPantoja @Isolate @royalpandajedi @DayDaySMDC @tinytreeleaf @artificialgold @SweetDuella @TaehyungV @amobts @LuisUmania @Remysrose @chenisbaekasy @BlackFawn @JohnEvans @stsmarlene @StephanieDuong @LunaFergus @StefaniTre @JamiMilsap @JaxomB @WinKonVIP @EmilyPeacock @SugakookieV @bangtanss @marisamusic @vkookie47 @alywoah @twistedlove @TwistedPDnim @Infinitekiss @LiyahBoon @sukkyongwanser @InfiniteSky @cns1391 @ynsamgwlk
I Can't Deal With Fandoms {The 5th GAON Chart Kpop Awards'}
So I'm just making this card for the people who missed this award show, I started watching it at 6:00am for me. Somehow my body knew this award show was on and woke me up. I catched the last half of the performances but I couldn't help but be disgusted by the live chat beside the video. There was so much negativity, I literally couldn't even bear to look at the chat. But before I get into that, I want to show you guys who performed and what rewards they received. B.A.P "Wild, Young & Free" First of all the intro was so good I almost fell out of my bed. So B.A.P of course performed this song and killed it. They all looked good esepecially Youngjae's contacts and Himchan's hair. They won the "Hot Trend Of The Year" award along with Baek Ah Yeon. Red Velvet "Automatic" and "Ice Cream Cake" I'm so glad Red Velvet performed both of these songs because they are both of my favorite songs by them besides "Dumb Dumb". They did a great job with the performance. They won the "Hot Performance Of They Year"award. Zion.T "Yanghwa Bridge" I'm so glad he performed this song because I can't get enough of it, it is so good. His voice is just perfect both live and recorded, you can't even tell the difference. He won the "Discovery Of The Year R&B Award". Mad Clown "Fire" and "Sour Grapes" He won the "Artist of Year" during January. AOA Cream "Heart Attack" and "I'm Jelly Bean" They won the "World Rookie Of They Year Award" *this is the time where I started watching* IKON "My Type" and "Dumb And Dumber" Aside from the 15 dabs Bobby did in this live performance this performance was alright. The background music was a little to fast for them and they struggled to catch up but they did good overall. They won the "Artist of The Year" for September and "New Artist Of The Year" along with GFriend. SEVENTEEN "Mansae" and "Shining Diamond" Seventeen surprise me with this performance, it was unique they way they introduce themselves and really worked for them. They won the "World Rookie Of The Year" along with AOA. Taeyon "I" My girl Taeyeon did great with this performance and it was so beautiful too. She won the "Artist Of The Year" for October Zico "Boys And Girls" Of course this bias wrecker had to perform as well and "Boys And Girls" are one of my favoirite songs by him. He won the "Artist Of The Year" for November Vixx "Chained Up" I got so happy when I saw N's sassines in this live performance. The remix of this song is always good and Ravi just destroyed my life like always. His shirt didn't come off in this performance which is kind of bittersweet but thier performance was still great. Which might explained why they won the "Hot Performance Award of The Year". This is where the fandoms wars start to erupt in the live chat, So in each block will be some comments other fans said about their group or other groups....WARNING YOU MAY GET MAD AT SOME OF THESE COMMENTS!! BTS "I Need You" and "Dope" BTS killed their performance and they look so good in their classy suits. They won the "K-Pop World Hallyu Star Award". I was partially glad when BTS performed because I thought that would stop the wave of BTS comments but instead it made it worse with fans saying "That wasn't long enough", "BTS needed more time", and they also made insulted the other performers as well. I got so tired of seeing BTS in the comment section that I just started to ignore the live chat. EXO "Exodus", "Call Me Baby" and "Love Me Right" EXO left a path of destruction that killed me and my ears. It was so good although I think they could've had better mics because we could barely hear them. They won the "Artist Of The Year(album)" for the first, second and fourth quarter and the "Fan Vote Popularity Award". Sehun also recieved the award "Weibo Star Award". Now EXO fans were totally inappropriate with comments like... -"This is boring, Big Bang is winning all the awards" -"They(Big Bang) look like beggers on stage." And many others that were horrible. Big Bang "Bae Bae", "Bang Bang Bang" and "We Like 2 Party" Big Bang killed it but is that really something new...They all look so good and happy and of course Seungri had to do another Sehun moment with a member of Super Junior. I'm so glad they were enjoying themselves. They won the "Artist Of The Year" for May, June, July and August. They also won the "YinYueTai Most Influential Group in Asia Award". But the sad part about this is that their fans in the live chat were arguing with other people. They were the worst in the live chat. Comments included stuff like.... -"Exo has no quality on their work" -"Exo rappers can't rap worth nothing" -They even said that EXO had the worst live performance. Again this is not all the negative comments I saw in the chat. Besides the negative comments that I saw during the show everything was awesome and I will continue to watch this award show the next time it comes on. If you want to see all the awards that were presented just click this link here Did You Guys Watch The Award Show? 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