Flowerboys and the appeal of 'soft masculinity' in South Korea
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The scene is bizarre, almost hallucinogenic, especially to commuters on their way to work. Meanwhile, other groups have tried to distance themselves from the moniker and its forefathers. But instead of balking at the boy-band label, PrettyMuch has reclaimed it. Brockhampton, a fellow California-based group, has also proudly claimed the moniker even starring in a Viceland documentary series called American Boyband , while independently releasing a dizzying array of infectiously sweet pop songs, emotional ballads , frenzied bangers , and more. But outlets stubbornly deem the person collective — made of rappers, singers, producers, and other creatives — a hip-hop or rap group, to their annoyance.
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In July , Bass came out as gay in a cover story for People magazine. Of this experience Bass said, "I was certain from then on that my future was to be involved with space. When Bass was 11 years old, his father was transferred to a different hospital, and the family moved to Clinton, Mississippi  Bass began singing in his Baptist church choir , and was encouraged to audition for local performance groups by his childhood best friend, Darren Dale,  the youngest child of former longtime Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale.
I have to say I made some very questionable choices. Cream suede shirts and my hair all wrong. I kind of looked like an old lesbian aunt. And when it does, you have to go home to a normal, humdrum existence and work out how to use a tin opener. He got the full boyband experience — screaming girls in baggage reclaim, being flown by private jet to perform for princesses.