BY EDITOR’S NEWS DESK STAFF
The Defense Ministry is apparently minded to use songs and music videos by manufactured girl bands such as Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls, After School, Kara and 4minute in so-called psychological warfare against North Korea.
(K-Pop.us) — In 2010, South Korea responded to military provocations from North Korea with a renewed psychological warfare effort. The first weapon of choice? Korean popular music known as K-Pop.
The first shot fired came in the form of a K-Pop song by the popular girl-group 4Minute.
Though balanced by a stern speech by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, admonishing North Korea for sinking its naval vessel, South Korea’s re-inaugural broadcast began with a song by the popular K-pop girl group, 4minute. Their song, “HuH (Hit Your Heart),” was chosen as a shot at the North’s oppressive regime. “Baby, you’re kidding me? I do what I want and I do it my way,” the girls purr, flaunting the South’s prosperity and freedom of expression to its impoverished northern counterpart, complete with a thumping beat and sultry dance moves.
Watch the music video for the song “Huh” below.
“Baby you are kidding me?”
[4Minute / YouTube]
Image credit: Screenshot of 4Minute music video for “HuH”