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Sun, May 29, 2022 | 05:08
[INTERVIEW] Former Wanna One member Yoon Ji-sung seeks to 'Bloom' in his own way
It may sound ironic, but K-pop star Yoon Ji-sung's upcoming EP “MIRO,” a collection of feel-good spring songs, was born out of his sorrow. Yoon, a former member of now-defunct project boy band Wanna One, was stuck in an anxiety loop when we was working on the mini-album, feeling like he had nobody who recognizes his hard work. His frustration was so deep that at one point, he...
| 2022-04-27 08:50
[INTERVIEW] 'My Name': Lee Su-jeong embarks on new journey to explore herself
For the past eight years, Lee Su-jeong has lived a glamorous life as Baby Soul, the leader of popular K-pop act Lovelyz. Nonetheless, at the same time, the 29-year-old could not live as Lee Su-jeong, having no time to muse on who she is and what she likes.
| 2022-04-26 10:23
[INTERVIEW] Former IZ*ONE member Kwon Eun-bi talks about 'Glitch'
Kwon Eun-bi, a former member of now-defunct project girl group IZ*ONE, immediately fell under the spell of her new song, “Glitch,” when she first heard it. Its dreamy sound was a gem, but what also mesmerized her was its lyrics, which seemed to be reflective of herself.
| 2022-04-24 16:57
iKON, TXT: K-pop big shots gear up for May releases
May is just around the corner and so are new K-pop releases. A bunch of K-pop stars, including iKON, Tomorrow X Together (TXT) and ONEUS, are planning to put out some new songs that people can add to their spring playlists.
| 2022-04-22 17:04
Designer Kim Young-jin adds modern twist to hanbok
The hanbok pieces, traditional Korean attire, created by Kim Young-jin of Tchai Kim is far from conventional. Kim not only uses a variety of silks to design her outfits but also draws on clothing influences from different countries ― such as France and India ― to add a modern twist.
| 2022-04-21 15:01
[INTERVIEW] EPEX speaks for MZ generation with new song 'Anthem of Teen Spirit'
The MZ generation - a term referring to Millennials (those born between 1981 and 1995) and Generation Z (born between 1996 and 2005) - is the target audience of most K-pop acts these days, and this fact is no exception for boy band EPEX. Surviving in the star-studded K-pop industry is like fighting an uphill battle, but EPEX, which burst onto the music scene last year, believ...
| 2022-04-20 17:04
[INTERVIEW] How chef Akira Back brought life to 'BTS menu' in Las Vegas
K-pop juggernaut BTS is having a hectic time staging a series of sold-out concerts in Las Vegas, but chef Akira Back is just as busy as the seven superstars at the moment.
| 2022-04-15 17:19
Over 2.8 million people expected to attend K-pop concerts abroad in 2022
Some 2.85 million people are projected to attend K-pop concerts in other countries in 2022, as the world seeks to transition from a pandemic to an endemic, according to Hyundai Motor Securities.
| 2022-04-14 15:50
[INTERVIEW] A&R consultant enriches NCT DREAM, TXT's albums through foreign songwriters
K-pop bigwigs like NCT DREAM, Tomorrow X Together (TXT), Red Velvet and SEVENTEEN have one thing in common: all of them received a helping hand from Marion Van der wees, a London-based artists and repertoire (A&R) consultant, to place quality songs in their albums, which were composed by some of the world's most acclaimed songwriters.
| 2022-04-13 17:10
BTS lights up Las Vegas, plays concert for 50,000 fans
LAS VEGAS - Just before staging a concert at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday (local time), RM of K-pop titan BTS told reporters that the group would perform with an overwhelming burst of energy to fit the vibe of Las Vegas, a city often dubbed the “Entertainment Capital of the World.”
| 2022-04-10 18:08
HYBE calls for swift decision on BTS' military exemption
HYBE's 'The City' project aims to connect K-pop to major cities
Korean Mental Health: Stranger Things
Dutch Korean artist's project: The Mother Mountain Institute of Sara Sejin Chang
S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases below 20,000 for 3rd day as pandemic slows
Why Mario Outlet founder keeps buying houses of former presidents
KOICA launches interactive town in metaverse for overseas volunteer program
Union agress to resume late-night subway services in Seoul starting next month
'Russia needs huge financial resources for military operations'
Uvalde school police chief faulted in shooting response
Former rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae to wed in August
Koreans hit polls on last day of early voting for local elections
75th Cannes Film Festival
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