From Emmy- and Peabody-award winning Banger Films, K-Pop Evolution will look at the “past, present and future of the global music phenomenon and $10 billion industry known as K-Pop,” according to a statement about the eight-part series slated to kick-off at 9 a.m. ET on March 31, with new episodes going up on the YouTube Originals hub every Wednesday.
The show will give “never-before-seen personal stories of life as an ‘idol’ from some of K-Pop’s biggest stars and unprecedented behind the scenes access into how K-Pop groups and global hits are created.” The series will highlight Baekhyun, BoA, Danny Im, Doyoung, Han Seung Yeon, Ha:tfelt (Yeeun), Hui, Jinho, Joon Park, Kang Daniel, KANGTA, Kino, LEETEUK, Sandara Park, Seulgi, TAEMIN, Taeyong, Tony An, among others.
Along with the current K-Pop trends, K-Pop Evolution will look at the origins of the genre and how it was shaped culturally with first-person interviews and unseen archival footage and a special appearance from PSY from the viral hit “Gangnam Style.”
Watch the trailer below.
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