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G-Dragon, Teen Top and B1A4 make K-pop's next moves at KCON
G-Dragon, Teen Top and B1A4 make K-pop's next moves at KCON

Korean pop has its own term, sasaeng, to describe the underground teen-idol culture’s more extreme forms of creepy devotion, which can be measured on the tear-streaked faces of fans. But now that K-pop has crossed over into America, where top acts such as G-Dragon and Girls' Generation have major-label record deals, it seems fair to expect the genre's arena shows to get by on more than sasaeng fever alone. On Saturday, opening night of the South Korean pop-culture extravaganza KCON at a crowded Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, the lineup featuring mostly sweet-and-scrubbed-up boy-band acts such as B1A4, Teen Top and Vixx (with the saltier rapper G-Dragon headlining)...

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