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Posted by EunhaYi Tuesday, April 16, 2024

LE SSERAFIM and BABYMONSTER: contrasting live performance skills spark debate

AKP STAFF

Recent comparisons between girl groups LE SSERAFIM and BABYMONSTER have stirred discussions amongst fans.

LE SSERAFIM took the stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, performing a set of 10 songs over 90 minutes on April 13. Despite the excitement surrounding their rapid debut at Coachella, questions arose regarding their live performance skills. Criticism of their pitch instability, shaky breathing, and off-key moments added fuel to existing concerns about their singing abilities, particularly evident when performing without backing tracks. The group has faced ongoing scrutiny for perceived shortcomings in this area, with some critics suggesting their participation at prestigious events like Coachella may diminish the standards of K-pop representation.

Adding to the controversy, member Sakura's recent remarks on Weverse have drawn further attention. Expressing her perspective on stage performance, Sakura highlighted the subjective nature of perfection and emphasized her intention to create an enjoyable and memorable experience for audiences, despite varying standards of excellence. While acknowledging potential immaturity in her approach, Sakura defended the group's Coachella performance as their best yet, attributing it to sincere preparation and commitment to delivering a compelling show.

In contrast, BABYMONSTER has emerged as a group recognized for its prowess and proficiency.

Debuting with the return of member Ahyeon, who overcame health obstacles to join the group, BABYMONSTER has showcased its talent across various platforms, including music broadcasts, entertainment shows, and YouTube content. Notably, the group has garnered attention for its exceptional live skills, with member Rami demonstrating impeccable vocals during an interview on SBS's 'Inkigayo' and member Asa impressing with her powerful rapping on Mnet's 'M Countdown'. Additionally, Ahyeon's live performance on YouTube's 'It's Live' showcased her versatile abilities, affirming her status as a multifaceted performer.

With Japanese members Ruka and Asa further contributing to the group's appeal through their proficient Korean rap delivery, BABYMONSTER has solidified its reputation as a hip-hop artist known for flawless live performances in an era dominated by easy-listening tracks.

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northstars712 pts Tuesday, April 16, 2024 4
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Gfriend was sacrificed for LE SSERAFIM.

Sad but true.

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Jarambo747 pts Tuesday, April 16, 2024 3
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Even though babymonster have many 13-16 year olds I really support them. Don't hate on minors

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