YouTube Originals to release documentary series showcasing the different sides of K-pop

‘K-pop Evolution’ is a must-watch for avid fans to know what goes on behind the scenes of the K-pop industry and its success.

Xynthea Ong

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Published: 25 March 2021, 3:18 PM

With K-pop being a global phenomenon, YouTube has released their long-awaited trailer to their upcoming series, K-Pop Evolution, on Mar 24. 

The seven-part series will be your guide to K-pop and will cover a range of topics including the origins of K-pop, focusing on pioneer idols such as SEO Taiji, Wonder Girls, and BoA. 

This series will premiere on YouTube every Wednesday, starting from Mar 31.

The series will also invite idols from different generations to share their thoughts about the industry and their personal experiences on the ups and downs of being an idol. 

The current list of appearances includes SuperM, H.O.T, BoA, SUPER JUNIOR, KARA, Ha:tfelt (Wonder Girls), Kang Daniel, Sandara Park (2NE1), Red Velvet, EXO, NCT, (G)I-DLE and PENTAGON. 

As part of the series, several K-pop industry professionals will come together to explain how the usage of vibrant colours and crazy music video concepts makes K-pop so unique. 


Stan culture and the impact of fandoms on K-pop throughout the years will also be discussed in the series. PHOTO CREDITS: YOUTUBE ORIGINALS


However, being an idol isn’t all fun and games. This series will also tackle the harsh realities of becoming a K-pop idol by going behind the scenes of an idol trainee’s life. 

Viewers will be able to learn more about the daily life of trainees and the various limitations they have, such as being unable to date publicly or privately.  

Fans who wish to watch the series ad-free can opt for the YouTube Premium subscription.  

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