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Ready for a ‘New Era’ with GOT7?

New Era indeed! GOT7 dropped the music video for their new Japanese single on May 6, showing off an edgier side. Notably, member Jackson is missing from video and song, as he does not participate in Japanese comebacks. “New Era” is a high-energy hip-hop heavy track, and the music video reflects this sentiment. The video switches between numerous scenes of the boys in street clothes, … Continue reading Ready for a ‘New Era’ with GOT7?

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Health and K-Pop Part 8 — Eating Disorders

**DISCLAIMER: The remainder of the article contains trigger words about eating disorders (ED) and habits that may be concerning for people who are currently struggling with eating habits. If you feel like this article may not be a good read for you, but would like to know more  about the content, check out “Health and K-Pop Part 6 — Self Esteem,” which contains a similar … Continue reading Health and K-Pop Part 8 — Eating Disorders

K-pop Katch-up: SEVENTEEN — ‘Thanks’

In the immortal words of Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you might miss it.” That is exceptionally true in the world of K-pop, where half a dozen new things — songs, albums, music videos — arrive at the tip of your fingers on a daily basis. Two years into this journey and as … Continue reading K-pop Katch-up: SEVENTEEN — ‘Thanks’

A Broken Hart — ‘Kevin’s Heart’ MV Review

The news of Kevin Hart‘s infidelity with his wife Eniko Parrish came as a shock to the public back in October of 2017. The two have been married since 2016 and were about to celebrate the birth of their son, so when the popular comedian took to Instagram to announce the scandal, it did not sit well with the majority of his friends and fans. … Continue reading A Broken Hart — ‘Kevin’s Heart’ MV Review

A Fine Farewell: JBJ Thank Fans with ‘Just Be Stars’

On April 29, boy group JBJ dropped their music video for “Just Be Stars.” The song serves as a thank-you and farewell to their fans, as the group disbanded on April 30, 2018. They were put together after all the members participated in the second season of the survival show Produce 101. After the show ended, fans advocated for the six contestants to form a … Continue reading A Fine Farewell: JBJ Thank Fans with ‘Just Be Stars’

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Amber Strips Down to Her Most Honest With ‘Rogue Rouge’

On April 15, 2018, three years after her intrepid foray into solo music, Amber Liu released a new body of work. “Rogue Rouge” is a bit of a self-revelation, an honest look at a young woman’s journey to self-acceptance and her pervasive need to be herself to the absolute fullest. “Rogue Rouge” offers more musically than her solo debut. While 2015’s “Beautiful” was decent enough … Continue reading Amber Strips Down to Her Most Honest With ‘Rogue Rouge’

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‘2018 Soribada Best K-Music Awards’ Scheduled for August 30

Click for Korean | Click for Mandarin South Korea – 2018 Soribada Best K-Music Awards will be held on Thursday, August 30 with top artists of the Hallyu Wave attending. The theme, “Make It Wave!” 2018 SOBA, will merge the audience and music into one during the music festival! The upgraded festival, ‘2018 Soribada Best K-Music Awards’ which is hosted by Korea’s representative music platform will … Continue reading ‘2018 Soribada Best K-Music Awards’ Scheduled for August 30

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‘EDEN STARDUST’ Project Debuts First Collaboration With Singer Younha

The first collaboration on Eden’s monthly project dropped on May 14 and features solo artist Younha of C9 Entertainment’s Wealive! A press release issued by E&P Company expressed the excitement that continues to grow around the developing project. Singer Younha will be the first artist to collaborate with the talented producer, singer and composer Eden for his monthly project ‘EDEN STARDUST’. KQ Entertainment, Eden’s agency, released … Continue reading ‘EDEN STARDUST’ Project Debuts First Collaboration With Singer Younha

Seoul Searching: Racism and Identity Part 1

Seoul Searching (2015) is a coming of age comedy set in Seoul, South Korea in the 1980s based on real-life events. The film follows a group of foreign-born Koreans reconnecting with their Korean roots through a government-sponsored program; a program founded in the hope that young Koreans could develop a relationship with the country and culture of their ancestors. Benson Lee, the film’s producer and … Continue reading Seoul Searching: Racism and Identity Part 1

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Journey To: Rihanna — ‘Anti’

If you’ll remember, it didn’t take much for me to appreciate Rihanna‘s first single. “Pon de Replay” is the type of song that any debut artist would wet themselves for. It’s the quintessential party song, around the time that dancehall was having a resurgence of popularity Stateside, the track also had enough pop to it for a universal appeal that grabbed a broader audience than … Continue reading Journey To: Rihanna — ‘Anti’