Q-pop as a Phenomenon to Enhance New Nationalism in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan

  title={Q-pop as a Phenomenon to Enhance New Nationalism in Post-Soviet Kazakhstan},
  author={Danabayev Kakim and Park Jowon},
  journal={Asia Review},
Q-pop refers to popular music that was developed by applying or combining western music composition techniques on the basis of the musical elements in Kazakhstan. Even though Western and South Korean pop music played an important role in the creation and development of Q-pop, reviews or research about the topic itself as well as how Q-pop changes Kazakh society have not been conducted comprehensively. This study aims to compensate the research gap by investigating the new popular culture… Expand

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