So you wanna be a K-pop star or trainee…
Around the globe, teens are catching the fever of K-pop and with Korean entertainment companies casting their net wider, there’s been auditions around the world for SM Entertainment, YG Entertainment, JYP etc… It’s become so popular that even Korea has a new tv show out there called Survival Audition K-Pop Star.
But what does it really take to become a Kpop star?
Well, here’s a few links to article and video inspirations:
‘Hot Blood’ ( 2AM & 2PM were still trainees but submitted into a reality show by JYP to add a little pressure)
Rain failed 18 auditions to get into JYP Entertainment? (AllKpop.com)
JYP Trainee life: Don Lee interview (click here)Being a trainee: Jaedyn Park (Interview: Kirin Media)
Composer Ilsang Yoon, founder of Nega Network, talks about what he looks for in a trainee. (YouTube video interview by Soompi.com)
SNSD Training/Debut Days: Sweat and Tears. Smiles and Laughter. (click here if you don’t see video)
ZNS, KPop Star Contestant (Interview: Kirin Media)
K-pop Idols are Livin’ the College Life (Kinda) (SeoulBeats)