[OP-ED] The Rising Demand for Co-Ed Okay-Pop Teams

[OP-ED] The Rising Demand for Co-Ed Okay-Pop Teams
[OP-ED] The Rising Demand for Co-Ed Okay-Pop Teams

[OP-ED: This post reflects the opinions of the author and not necessarily those of allkpop.]

Because the emergence of Okay-Pop, it has develop into obvious that two varieties of teams sometimes debut: male or feminine. Nevertheless, in some instances, followers have been offered with a singular group dynamic. A co-ed group that consists of each female and male members!

Among the many numerous variety of Okay-Pop teams that made their debut, the notable co-ed teams that you might have come throughout are KARD, MFBTY, Co-ed Faculty, City Zakapa, Clazziquai, and Triple H. Often, female and male idols have come collectively to collaborate. Nevertheless, it’s not typically that we witness the dynamics of a gaggle composed of each genders. This results in the query: why is that this the case?

Having a mixture of female and male members in an idol group brings a brand new flare to the tune and choreography, and it is nice to see these teams not persist with the anticipated norm of a solely male or feminine idol group.

Granted, South Korea’s tradition of female and male dynamics is a little more strict, and on high of that, South Korea tends to be extra conservative in relation to interactions between women and men. Nevertheless it’d be nice to see extra teams have a mixture of genders, do not you suppose?

Maybe it is as a result of the potential for scandal between members of a co-ed group is bigger than that of a single-gender group. However, one should give credit score to the businesses which might be keen to take the danger of introducing a co-ed group, as it’s one thing novel and nonetheless unfamiliar within the Okay-Pop trade.

I hope that sooner or later, extra firms will try and launch a co-ed group; this might have a big influence on the Korean music scene!


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