3 Things That Used To Be Common In K-Pop That Fans Miss

We miss #3 so much!

In the world of K-Pop, many things have changed over the years. As it grows in popularity, different trends fall in and out of style. If you’re feeling nostalgic, check out these 3 things that fans wish didn’t change!

1. Simple Dance Practice Videos

In years prior, dance practice videos had a much less manufactured vibe. They were shot in one take and often contain background noise like footsteps.

Some fans deem these types of dance practice vides more fun to watch as they are easier to follow along with the dance moves.

Later on, dance practice videos became more of a production, featuring varied camera angles and music dubbed over, like the following videos from EXO and LE SSERAFIM.

2. Rookies don’t look like rookies

Previously, K-Pop rookies had a unique vibe that made them appear like rookies.

BTS
TWICE
SEVENTEEN

Nowadays, rookies have a more mature appearance right from the start, making it harder to identify them as rookies and feeling empty of that nostalgic feeling.

IVE

However, many fans believe NewJeans gained popularity for bringing back a fresh rookie aura due to their natural and youthful looks.

3. Groups no longer interact

Previously, during various award shows and events like Idol Star Athletic Championships, different groups could openly interact with each other and show their friendships.

SHINee’s Taemin and EXO’s Kai
BTS and GOT7

Nowadays, apart from TikTok challenges, we hardly see groups interact with one another.

aespa’s NingNing and Winter with LE SSERAFIM’s Yunjin 

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