i’m not a YouTuber, English teacher, or soldier. i’m Ryan. to collaborate, email [email protected].
in April 2021 i began performing in the popular Hongdae (홍대) neighborhood of Seoul. check out one of my original Korean songs below:
my first Korean/English album, 외국인 (Foreigner) debuted September 30, 2021.
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i was also cast as a weekly guest on Life Abroad, a Monday morning segment discussing the idiosyncracies of Korean culture.
in September 2021 i joined popular Twitch streamer Tyongeee for a 2.5 hour live interview and performance in Gangnam, Seoul.
in Spring and Sumer 2021 i produced over a dozen “가사 의미” (Lyric Explanation) videos to help Korean native speakers learn natural English expression through popular song lyrics.
in Summer 2021 i was cast as a recurring guest on KBS2’s 백종원 클라쓰 (Paik-jong won Class), a reality cooking show where foreigners are taught to make traditional Korean dishes.
one time i even got to sing a duet with co-host and pop superstar 성시경 (Sung Si-kyung).
to celebrate Korean culture and the recent merger of technology and art thanks to NFTs, in September 2021 i launched Gimbap with 2 friends.
we sold out our entire collection in just 24 hours and are launching more exhibitions later in 2021.