These 4 Concepts From 2nd-Gen K-Pop Are Actually Perfect Fits For 4th-Gen Girl Groups, According To Fans

Which of these cover stages would you like to see come true?

Ever wondered how some of the most cherished, tried-and-true girl group concepts from the earlier eras of K-Pop would look and sound if done by the newer groups active now? Well, in a viral post shared via a popular Korean online community, one ambitious K-Pop fan matched these four 4th generation girl groups with the most fitting concepts from their 2nd generation sunbae idols!

1. IVE → “So Hot” By WonderGirls

IVE is, without a doubt, the retro queens of 4th-Gen K-Pop.

IVE | @kpop_sbs/Twitter

Already having conquered the glitz-glam aesthetic, it’s not at all too difficult to imagine hearing the line from “So Hot” in IVE’s vocals.

“So Hot” by Wonder Girls 

And IVE—with their glowing confidence—would 200% swallow this “can’t-touch-this” concept whole!

IVE’s Wonyoung 

2. LE SSERAFIM → “Lupin” By KARA

Describing LE SSERAFIM in one word would be easy: Fearless.

LE SSERAFIM | @le_sserafim/Twitter

Like these hoobae members, KARA once rocked the bold and fierce concept, too. “Lupin,” when it came out, was deemed sensational…

“Lupin” by KARA 

…and who better for “sensational” than LE SSERAFIM? Right?


3. NMIXX → “I Got A Boy” By Girls’ Generation

When, in 2013, Girls’ Generation released “I Got A Boy,” K-Pop fans couldn’t get enough of the experimental rollercoaster of a song.

“I Got A Boy” by Girls’ Generation 

And speaking of “experimental,” NMIXX debuted with “O.O,” shocking K-Pop fans once again with something as exciting and unparalleled as “I Got A Boy.”

NMIXX | @nmixx_official/Instagram

Both being trail blazers in K-Pop land during their respective eras, there is not a better 4th-Gen girl group who would best fit the iconic Girls’ Generation’s concept!

4. NewJeans → “Pinocchio” By f(x)

Could it be producer Min Hee Jin‘s magic? Girl groups f(x) and NewJeans share a lot in common—as undeniable trendsetters from their eras.

NewJeans | @NewJeans_ADOR/Twitter

So… If not NewJeans, then who else would be able to pull off the quirky, fun girl-in-love concept from “Pinocchio (Danger)”?!

“Pinocchio (Danger)” by f(x) 

Both f(x) and NewJeans loved for their “eclectic, electropop-based sound,” this match feels like one made in heaven.

NewJeans’ Haerin 
Source: theqoo
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