A Little Bit About Me

I’m just a college student living in the Midwest of the US who loves K-pop.  My favorite group is Super Junior, but I’m pretty much open to anything with a good beat.  Welcome to my world!

This blog is for me to both talk about things I’m noticing about K-pop and how it is changing as well as post reviews of music videos, songs, and albums.  I have a more… let’s say “conservative” perspective when it comes to music videos, being a practicing Muslim, and I hope you will hear me out on my maybe sometimes unique opinions.

At the end of each of my posts, I will include a song recommendation. So if you’re ever looking for something new to listen to, check out one of my posts!

A little story about how I got into K-pop (To see my full post about this, click here):

The first music video I ever saw was Girls’ Generation’s “Gee.”  My sister showed it to me and I’m not gonna lie, I found it pretty hilarious.  They just seemed like dancing and singing Barbies to me.  My sister also showed me Super Junior’s “Sorry Sorry” which I was much more drawn to.  The catchy beat and amazing dance got me completely hooked.  Before really getting into Super Junior however, I became completely obsessed with SHINee after watching “Ring Ding Dong.”  I fell in love with all of the members and watched all of their music videos and a bunch of their variety shows.

Through SHINee, I started seeing more of the Super Junior members and when “Bonamana” came out, it was love at first sight.  Bonamana began my journey to completely loving everything about Super Junior.  I watched all of their live performances of Bonamana, discovered Sukira and watched a bunch of clips from that, then learned of the millions of variety shows Super Junior has been on and watched all of those.

I eventually gave other groups a chance and discovered Beast and UKISS and rediscovered Girls’ Generation who I am a huge fan of now.  The rest is history.

So yes, I am an ELF.  But I’m also a Starlight, Sone, B.A.B.Y, Aileean and so much more.  I do still listen to American music, but K-pop has pretty much taken over my phone. #KpoppingSince2010

To get an idea of the kind of music I like or the songs I’m currently into, check out my My Tunes Playlist. Whenever I hear a song that I particularly like, I add it to this playlist. If you want slower, softer songs, check out my Ear Candy playlist. These are songs that I could just get lost in.

For even more variety, I have a Workout Playlist specifically for when I work out. Upbeat. Fast-paced. Perfect for getting your blood pumping.

Yes, I am very particular when it comes to my playlists.

I also make youtube videos!

Super Junior Videos (lyrics videos, dance versions, and random SuJu love): skippykipper101

Other random K-pop videos (just VIXX and B.A.P for now): skippykipper102


Got any questions?

Comment below, tweet me at @mystification86, or email me at mystification1220@yahoo.com.

I love talking, especially about K-pop. 😉

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15 thoughts on “A Little Bit About Me

  1. Oh my god I’ve been following you for ages, and I never knew you were Muslim :O

    I never commented, but your reviews are like, everything I think. Almost. It’s like you’re voicing my thoughts and I’m just like wow THANK GOD SOMEONE THINKS THE SAME WAY.

    Also this blog is where I come when I need new songs to listen to so thanks for unknowingly recommending stuff hahaha. Keep being awesome 😀

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    1. You posted this a couple of months ago and I feel so bad that I am only now responding to this, but you have no idea how happy your comment made me! Thank you so much. I’m so glad you enjoy reading.

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  2. omg.
    your story about how you got into kpop is almost EXACTLY the same as mine!
    I discovered kpop from my korea-obsessed friend. she introduced me to sistar, shinee, snsd. eventually I started checking out other groups, but super junior is always my favorite. surprisingly, the first song I heard from them was not a single, it was “opera” from mr. simple. I LOVED IT and I listened to their other songs and that’s how I became an ELF.
    YAY

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