Figuring Out with Raj Shamani

Eric Nam On Dark Side Of K-Pop Industry, Korea Vs America, BTS & Income | FO 163 Raj Shamani

February 03, 2024 Raj Shamani
Figuring Out with Raj Shamani
Eric Nam On Dark Side Of K-Pop Industry, Korea Vs America, BTS & Income | FO 163 Raj Shamani
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00:00 - Intro
02:48 - Eric’s journey
08:04 - His biggest challenge
11:26 - American culture vs Korean culture
13:52 - American audience vs Korean audience
17:22 - Why is Korea becoming famous?
22:02 - His skincare routine
26:03 - Weirdest korean skincare treatments
28:23 - How did BTS become so big?
33:42 - Meme marketing
35:48 - Anuv Jain
36:21 - K Pop artists are product or extreme torture?
40:02 - His strength & weakness
42:19 - His income
45:37 - His reaction on Blanko 
48:26 - Conclusion


In today’s episode of Figuring Out, we have popular K-pop singer Eric Nam in conversation with Raj Shamani. He is an Artist, Actor, and Entrepreneur. His popular songs include “I Don’t Know You Anymore”, “Lost On Me”, and “Don’t Leave Yet”.

In this episode, we talked about how he went from doing a job at Deloitte to becoming a singer and a popular personality. We talked about his childhood, how he entered the music industry, how he got his first break, how he started becoming popular, and all the hardwork that he has put in throughout these years. He shared his memories of interviewing Robert Downey, Will Smith, and many popular celebrities in his early days. He shared his experience with facing racism, and the cultural difference between America and Korea. We also talked about why suddenly Kdrama, K-pop music, Korean skincare, and Korean food have exploded globally and how he feels about this change. He also shared why everyone is always well-dressed and has great skin in Korea.

Towards the end, he revealed his skincare routine and why skincare is important. We also talked about BTS and what led to their huge success globally. I also shared the meme business in India and how much revenue one can make in that business. He shared his strengths and weaknesses on stage and revealed his different income sources and where he spends the most. In the end, I made him try Blanko perfumes and what happened next is something you need to watch in this episode and figure out!
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