[NEWS] LA TIMES: Korean pop group 2NE1 to play Los Angeles

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The global tide of K-pop is finally beginning to show up in person on American shores. Following in the wake of the David Letterman-endorsed Girls Generation, who performed in Anaheim in the spring, the saucier and more hip-hop-inclined girl group 2NE1 has set an L.A. date on a forthcoming world tour.

The group will headline the Nokia Theatre on Aug. 24, one of only two American shows (the other is on Aug. 17 in New Jersey). It’s the first solo headlining tour for an all-female Korean pop group. 2NE1 was one of the groups profiled by The Times in an April survey of the K-pop scene.

The group’s sci-fi flash has won it some powerful fans, including producer will.i.am, who reportedly has been working with the group, and designer Jeremy Scott, who contributed costuming for the group’s tour. Singles such as “I Am the Best” and “I Love You” have racked up tens of millions of views online and created a powerful cult audience among Korean Americans and all sorts of curious fans in America.

 

 

Gelombang global K-pop ini akhirnya mulai muncul di pantai orang Amerika. Berikut di belakang Generasi Letterman-Girls generation, yang tampil di Anaheim pada musim semi, hip-hop yang cenderung ke girlgroups 2NE1 telah menetapkan tanggal  untuk tur dunia di LA yang akan datang.

Kelompok ini akan menggelar konser di  Nokia Theatre pada 24 Agustus, salah satu dari hanya dua pertunjukkan di Amerika (yang lainnya adalah pada 17 Agustus di New Jersey). Ini adalah tur solo pertama  untuk grup pop yang semuanya perempuan Korea. 2NE1 adalah salah satu kelompok yang diprofilkan oleh The Times dalam survei April adegan K-pop.

grup Sci-fi  flash telah menang dari beberapa penggemar yang kuat, termasuk produser will.i.am, yang dilaporkan telah bekerja sama dengan grup, dan desainer Jeremy Scott, yang berkontribusi kostum untuk tur girl group. Single seperti “im the best” dan “i love you” telah disiksa sampai puluhan juta pandangan online dan menciptakan audiens kultus terkuat antara Amerika- Korea dan segala macam penasaran daro penggemar di Amerika.

 

Source : http://www.latimes.com

By August Brown @ LA TIMES

Reupload and Indo trans : Devin’z@2ne1Bjindo

 

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