For visual artists or artists, inspiration can come from anything in your environment: paintings, photographs, symbols, or even music. Through various outlets, artists will always give credit and admiration where it is due to whoever inspired their future projects. In doing so, they show their appreciation for the works of other artists by creating new and fresh interpretations of the original. In the music industry, famous singers and performers find themselves doing covers of original works not only to show respect to the original artist, but also to show their own respective talents.
In particular, K-pop artists have vocally expressed their influences from musical performances from a variety of genres and artists from around the world, especially Latin musicians. With the intention of expanding their musical abilities and succeeding in the Latin American market, K-pop idols seek to show off their hard work and skills by creating dance covers from well-known dance pieces. artists of Latin origin. By creating choreography through dance – for which K-pop acts are particularly known – it gives an interpretation that cannot be done with words alone. It also provides a visual experience for fans and viewers online while showing the K-pop artist’s desire to pay homage to the original artist.
When it comes to our pop stars, they perform in a different style of dance than what you would expect to see in K-pop performances. Since most of our artists usually don’t have a full-fledged choreography for every song and performance, we love to see when K-pop idols cover our favorite Latin songs and create a new interpretation with their dancing abilities. well known. That said, here are a few dance covers from K-pop idols that will wow you with the talent they have to offer.
BLACKPINK’s Lisa x “SeÃ±orita”
BLACKPINK’s Principal Dancer and Principal Rapper Lisa performs crisp, clean choreography from Camila Cabello’s acclaimed single, “SeÃ±orita”. With choreography created by YG Entertainment choreographer RARMG, also known as Eunyoung Park, Lisa stuns alongside her backup dancers in this short dance cover. Lisa was able to perform this choreography live for fans (otherwise known as BLINKs) during the group’s 2020 world tour for their solo scene. The timing and control of the body within the choreography is fascinating, leaving many who watch her performance in awe of the simplicity with which she brings up the choreography. The talents of Lisa and her backup dancers show dedication to their craft and express the feelings of Cabello’s fan favorite single. There is just something about Lisa’s dancing that will always grab the attention of fans, whether it’s in solo dance projects or group promotions with BLACKPINK.
Last week, Lisa hopped on DJ Snake’s “SG” with Ozuna and Megan Thee Stallion, marking his first solo collaboration with a Latin artist. BLACKPINK, on ââthe other hand, has previously worked with Selena Gomez and Cardi B on their LP. THE ALBUM.
Dreamcatcher x “Taki Taki”
Among a roster of K-pop idols who have created their own unique dance choreography for the moombahton banger “Taki Taki”, the Ladies of Dreamcatcher have captured the attention of over 5 million viewers with their 2019 dance cover. Along with the group’s JiU, SuA and Yoohyeon, they performed a dynamic and charismatic take on the DJ collaboration track Snake with Ozuna, Selena Gomez and Cardi B. With a choreography created by SuA herself, fans have left comments congratulating them. girls for their impressive dance skills which also showcased the underrated talents that the members of Dreamcatcher have to offer. From flip hair to floor choreography, this blanket is sure to draw your eyes to their out of the ordinary original choreography. Dreamcatcher is known in the K-pop music industry for easily performing challenging choreography on and off the stage, so this dance cover show only a fraction of the talents, skills and auras on stage that these girls put in their performances.
OnlyOneOf x “Malamente”
Six-member male formation OnlyOneOf paid tribute to RosalÃa with a passionate dance cover of her single “Malamente”. In the description of the group’s YouTube video, it is stated that their track attributes “massive influence” to OnlyOneOf’s career, going so far as to influence the symbols and metaphors used in their own first single. “savannah“And the clip of”sage. In the dance cover, the boys give a powerful take on the hit La RosalÃa with precise movements and daring facial interactions with the camera. If you pay close attention, you can see the members singing the lyrics, displaying their love. for the song.
Also found in the description, OnlyOneOf sought to highlight their artistic take on this cover by performing “RosalÃa’s choreography and expression beyond genre”, giving this performance the admiration and appreciation that she deserves comments from their fans. One thing is certain, we are definitely showing a future collaboration between these two.
T1419 x “Problem”
In a recent upload from MLD Entertainment’s YouTube channel, booming boy group T1419 expresses their admiration for reggaeton king Daddy Yankee in a dance cover for “Problema.” The boys begin the video with heartfelt words of love and appreciation for Yankee’s music, adding that they are fans of his music themselves, before performing their own dance choreography for the song. The choreography shown throughout the video will take your breath away and in shock at the raw talent and technique the boys of T1419 exude in this one cover. You can tell by their passionate expressions and powerful endurance through a choreography so fast these boys gave it their all. Certainly, it is an unforgettable dance cover that will leave you watching it over and over. We hope Daddy Yankee notices T1419’s incredibly addictive and accurate dance cover.
Alexa x “Abusadamente”
In this dance cover released before AleXa’s solo debut with her choreographer TinaMirae, we see a powerful and energetic rendition of the single by Brazilian artists MC Gustta and MC DG, “Abusadamente”. With the advanced and solid dance skills that AleXa has demonstrated throughout her career, this choreography is definitely not for inexperienced or beginner dancers. With high jumps, deep falls, precision and confidence in their dance skills, AleXa and her choreographer shine together in a short but exciting dance cover. Hopefully she teams up with TinaMirae again to perform more difficult dance choreography for Latin pieces.
Chung Ha & HWASA x “Mi Gente”
For the 2019 SBS Music Awards in South Korea, solo artist Chung Ha and MAMAMOO’s HWASA collaborated on stage for an unforgettable dance cover of J Balvin’s popular track “Mi Gente”. Showcasing their respective charms and aura through their stage presence drove the crowd crazy. The chemistry of the singers on stage together was undeniable – their interactions were lively and witty, showing that both ladies enjoy the fun choreography. As much as fans appreciated the comments to wish the choreography more showcased their dancing skills, there’s no doubt the girls had a blast regardless. Even after their performance, fans are now hoping to see more female artists from the K-pop world team up for notable Latin song dance collaborations.
Earlier this year, Chung Ha worked with Guaynaa to âCrazy, from his album Querencia, and even sang in Spanish.