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blinks stay coming up with dumbass excuses for why they don't buy blackpink's music
can't believe this ended up getting over 4k likes...
this comparison doesn't even fit the situation. they're trying to make a point that blackpink's music is better quality (lmao delusion) than the music of the artists who sell more than them, but that doesn't make any sense??? lamborghini doesn't sell less because they're better quality, they sell less because they're insanely expensive. honda civic sells more because more people can afford it albums and songs are not priced like cars... they are all relatively the same price with at most a few dollars of difference. blackpink's music is not significantly more expensive than that of the artists who sell more than them. in fact it's often cheaper because they tend to release way less songs can blinks just admit they don't buy their music because they don't like it instead of making themselves look stupid...
i've seen some blinks say they wish yg would fire teddy and get someone else but that they can't because no one wants to work under yg right now makes sense, it's not a very smart for an artist to stake their future on a company that's declining. art is already an unstable field, and the music industry has become considerably more unstable because of this pandemic. picking an unstable company on top of all that is just asking to end up getting screwed over. the only people who would consider it are people that are not talented enough to get work at a more stable company. and anyone like that probably aren't going to come up with anything better than what they already have... this can apply to basically any kind of position under yg. meaning bp are stuck with mediocrity for the foreseeable future. unless yg magically manages to fix its reputation and find a way to stop losing money i really don't see a change in anything anytime soon. the quality of what they put out will probably just end up getting worse because eventually the few staff left with a little bit of talent will jump ship to find a better opportunity
this is just not comparable to the use of christian symbols. christianity is not and has never been a marginalized religion, in fact throughout all of history christians have been the oppressors themselves. most of colonization happened in the name of christianity. millions of people were forced into it and had their own religions and cultures destroyed by christians. do not misunderstand, this does not mean other religions are perfect nor that christians are all evil. the point is that christianity was never a marginalized religion so comparing the use of christian symbolism to things like this is the equivalent of claiming using things from white people is cultural appropriation. it just doesn't make sense and anyway as someone else explained, madonna was criticized more for reasons that had to do with how race was portrayed in that video
this song is absolutely not going to make it in the U.S., the american gp makes a lot of garbage songs go viral, but they don't like songs that sound unfinished like this one. that's why a lot of kpop songs are actually songs that were sold to korean labels after they were rejected by the western artists they were made for. those western artists know the american gp don't like songs that sound under-produced. even the songs that are purposely made to be minimalist still sound polished. that's part of why songs like yummy by justin beiber get so much backlash. people are just not used to tracks that sound like they left the studio too early
in the past i've seen kpop stans do things like using their school's computer lab during their lunch break to stream, but to rent out entire floors of internet cafes for the whole day to stream an mv?? like... it's a youtube record...
it's just youtube views but it's still really pathetic how yg has to basically cheat in every area to prop up bp. this is why it's so hard to tell if they actually are getting more popular or not and why so much of their data doesn't make sense. so much of their "success" is manufactured
i think it's just because on sites like tiktok people are able to be more honest about how they really feel. the dogpiling effect (at least to the degree that it forces people to conform) is unique to twitter because of the quote retweet feature so it's easy for people to develop a hive mind especially in fandoms as toxic as theirs because doxxing people over minor disagreements is common and enabled by other blinks at this point
this is so embarrassing omg the fact that this has 1K likes and a ton of people agreeing with it... the tiktok itself has thousands of likes as well. even blinks can't deny it's an awful song... i don't think blinks with stockholm syndrome realize that to everyone else most of the song's production sounds like one of these memes (ignore the caption) i just genuinely don't get the idea of forcing yourself to like a song. if i don't like a song i can't listen to it, i don't care if i adore the person who made it, i can't force myself to listen to it over and over again until i like it. there's so much good music out there why would i waste my time with songs i can't stand, or even songs i find mediocre. like why would i listen to them when there's songs out there i can't get enough of
i wonder if the new girl group will get them any profit because last year their profit was -18M
also do you guys think it'll be positive this year because of this comeback? if it was a normal year i would have said maybe but because of covid-19 they can't tour and artists get most of their money from touring (if they sell well that is). even if the album does better than usual it just does not compare to profit from concerts
i'm sorry i know the definition of "rapper" is extremely loose in kpop but come on now #1 and #2 going to ppl who don't even write what they rap... there were plenty of other idols on that list that write their stuff and some of them weren't even in the top 10 lol
they're basically saying that for some reason for blackpink even if you only watch a couple seconds of the video it counts as a full view, but for other videos you have to watch the majority or even whole thing for the view to count. so someone could click on the video, decide in the first few seconds they don't like it and exit out of it, and yet those few seconds will still count as a view idk if anyone remembers this but years ago youtube switched to prioritizing watchtime, aka retention rate, or how long someone watches a video. they stopped counting views that were only for the first few seconds because a lot of these were just views that came from clickbait. because of this many youtubers saw a dramatic decrease in their views, i remember many of them talking about this so now youtube only counts a view if the person watched a majority of the video (or even the whole video if it's shorter). what these little tests prove is that this applies to everyone except blackpink for some reason if they are this lenient on this i wouldn't be surprised if they're lenient on other things. could explain why the bots aren't affecting the video negatively or even being filtered out lol those bots are probably watching a few seconds of the video over and over and still being counted as views