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Music Video Anatomy #7 – 몸매 (MOMMAE)

Title:  몸매 (MOMMAE) Artist: Jay Park feat. Ugly Duck Setting: “MOMMAE” is set in a few different “places” (I’m using the term super loosely here). A dance floor in what almost looks like an abandoned club, a bed(room?) in bi … Continue reading

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Music Video Anatomy #6 – MA GIRL

Title: Ma Girl Artist: Taeyang feat. G-Dragon & T.O.P Setting: There is not much to say about the setting of this video beyond how this looks like the filming budget was light. Like I remember seeing a twitter meme asking … Continue reading

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Music Video Anatomy #5 – Uh Oh

Title: Uh Oh Artist: (G) I-DLE Setting: The first setting of the music video – and the part worth clocking and commenting on for me – is a part of a strip mall that looks like something you’d see in … Continue reading

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Music Video Anatomy #4 – NUNU NANA

Last installment, we dove into BTS’ debut single “No More Dream“! Title: 눈누난나 (NUNU NANA) Artist: Jessi Setting: The main recognizable settings for “Nunu Nana” are a restaurant kitchen doing double duty as a gambling den, what looks like a … Continue reading

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Music Video Anatomy #3 – No More Dream

Did you catch the first two installments of my Music Video Anatomy series last month? I covered Epik High’s epic ode to hating the haters “Born Hater” and the H1GHR Music collab for the TELÉFONO Remix! Title: No More Dream … Continue reading

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Music Video Anatomy #2 – TELÉFONO Remix

Title: TELÉFONO Remix  Artist: pH-1, HAON, Woodie Gochild, Jay Park, Sik-K, TRADE L, Big Naughty Setting: This music video – which does double duty as a lyric video – is set in a Mexican restaurant in what appears to be … Continue reading

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Music Video Anatomy #1 – Born Hater

In the end, I like “Born Hater” because it’s clear catharsis for all of the rappers involved because they’ve all had to reckon with valid and nonsensical hate because of who they are (idol/rapper) or who other people thought they were (boujee ass Beenzino, a faker for Tablo, etc). Continue reading

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