Gen Z has its own unique perspective, memes, and sense of humor that’s totally different from those of previous generations.
Gen Z K-Pop idols are totally a part of their generation’s culture, and here are 7 times they proved it!
1. Soobin (TXT) asking why people bother to learn math when calculators exist
Gen Z has grown up surrounded by technology, and they’re not afraid to use it! In a live broadcast, TXT‘s Soobin revealed that he struggled with math in school, and he asked “why would you learn math” when calculators exist.
| Kitty Hyun/YouTube
2. Jungkook (BTS) constantly recreating the “We irritating” meme
There’s no doubt that Gen Z loves their memes! BTS‘s Jungkook loved striking the pose from the photo that inspired the “We irritating” meme, and he took every chance he got to show his love for the meme!
| Adam/Know Your Meme
3. Yugyeom (GOT7) making a dance to the “Ottoke Song” that would fit in perfectly on TikTok
Although most K-Pop idols use the “Ottoke Song” to show off their cute sides, GOT7′s Yugyeom used it to show his Gen Z side off instead! While singing this song, he hit the whoa, did the nae nae, and the shoot dance.
| Karen Natalia Nuñez Palta/YouTube
4. Shinwon (PENTAGON) speaking in keyboard smash on the radio
Gen Z knows that nothing captures the complexity of emotions like “asgjkljqiujklgjkldj,” and PENTAGON‘s Shinwon is no different!
Q: the last drama you watch?
🐰 My Love from the Star
🐰 That's what I remember
🦁 It's not. I watched that with Hyung, Sweet Home
🐰 OMGNADHHS Sweet Home! as expected when you're with an insider!
🦁 what the, hyung was the one who asked me to watchpic.twitter.com/OZz7RX6fto
— 🌌🌸🌌 (@0026yoyo) July 24, 2021
5. Haechan (NCT) explaining what a “bop” is to Taeil, Doyoung, and Jaehyun
Sometimes, Gen Z’s slang is hard for older generations to understand! NCT‘s Haechan can definitely relate to the struggle of explaining Gen Z lingo to other people.
“It’s a bap (rice)?” | NCT DAILY/YouTube
6. Vernon (SEVENTEEN) using “iykyk” in a caption
SEVENTEEN‘s Vernon knows all the Gen Z acronyms! He used “iykyk” in a caption on a picture of the movie poster for Spy Kids, which is a certified Gen Z classic film.
7. Mina (TWICE) being obsessed with Minecraft
The game Minecraft is extremely popular among Gen Z, and TWICE‘s Mina loves it! She even filmed herself playing Minecraft and put it on TWICE’s YouTube channel.