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J-pop

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Definition of J-pop in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Japanese pop music: a local quartet that plays a delicious blend of J-pop and noisy blaring rock [as modifier]: a J-pop star
More example sentences
  • Unlike the West, where radio has traditionally played the primary role in the promotion of popular music, television is J-pop's natural medium.
  • There's plenty of old school and funk, but there's even some Motown soul, swing, Japanese rap, reggae, J-pop, samba and early electronica.
  • And the truth is that despite the ban on J-pop, Japanese music sells well in South Korea, albeit as a pirate product.

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