DEAN x Club Eskimo Slays at Dallas Concert [Guest]

The line wrapped around the building with excited fans ready for a night of more than just K-pop.

Brought to us by The Yoo Group and Transparent Agency, DEAN and his fellow Club Eskimo crew members MISO, offonoff and 2XXX! make their third stop in Dallas to perform at Gas Monkey Live. This is Club Eskimo’s first American tour, but it didn’t show at all. Everyone was oozing with charisma and charm. Seeing them live was most definitely a treat for the eyes and ears. Continue reading DEAN x Club Eskimo Slays at Dallas Concert [Guest]

K-Indie Song Review: The Black Skirts – ‘Ariel’ (Covered by ideadead)

SoundCloud artist “ideadead” creates the musical version of a rainy day by covering The Black Skirts with song “Ariel.” Breaking into the music scene can’t be an easy task. For Korean indie artists, building a following can be especially difficult in a market dominated by K-pop and K-hip-hop superstars. However, this acoustic cover and its original are certainly worth listening to. ideadead’s cover begins with … Continue reading K-Indie Song Review: The Black Skirts – ‘Ariel’ (Covered by ideadead)

TEN – ‘Dream in a Dream’ MV Review (and Comments)

TEN of NCT U broke out with his solo “Dream in a Dream” on April 6, and the music video is decidedly a visual feast from start to finish. SMTown’s YouTube channel describes the work as “Oriental sounds that harmonize with TEN’s dreamy vocals“ featuring “lyrics [that] search [for] the meaning of true love at the border line between dream and reality.” “Dream in a Dream” opens with TEN, clothed … Continue reading TEN – ‘Dream in a Dream’ MV Review (and Comments)

Pretty, Brown & Nerdy: Cheyenne Talks to MACG About Anime, Gaming and Her Experiences in K-Pop

On Feb. 18, Cheyenne Ewulu, best known as one-third of the unit Pretty, Brown & Nerdy and her YouTube handle CheyenneKpop, took some time out of her nonstop schedule to answer some questions for the readers of MACG Magazine. Ever gracious and always energetic, even via email, Cheyenne answered honestly and thoughtfully, revealing some of her aspirations, her favorite aspects of gaming and her fondest … Continue reading Pretty, Brown & Nerdy: Cheyenne Talks to MACG About Anime, Gaming and Her Experiences in K-Pop

SHINee Invites Dallas to an Extravaganza of Iconic Hits [Guest]

Friday was a big day for SHINee, as it marked the quintet’s first full solo concert debut on US soil. The group returned to the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prarie near Dallas, TX for an evening that could only be described as explosively triumphant.

Until now, the SHINee World concert series had only descended upon Asian and South American countries, leaving many fans outside that circuit, myself included, scavenging the internet for glimpses of the show. But with K-pop’s massive popularity hike in the last few years, it was only a matter of time before SM Entertainment granted broader access to one of the most iconic streams of music to ever come out of Korea. Continue reading SHINee Invites Dallas to an Extravaganza of Iconic Hits [Guest]

HyunA Proves ‘The Queen’s Back’ at Dallas Concert

The multi-talented HyunA recently dropped by Dallas on a leg of her very first American tour, “The Queen’s Back.” Presented by KpopMe, this tour has not only proven HyunA’s international popularity, it has shown why she so rightfully deserves the title of queen. As soon as the show began, HyunA appeared under the spotlights like a mystical goddess. During each performance, she ignited the stage … Continue reading HyunA Proves ‘The Queen’s Back’ at Dallas Concert

[GIVEAWAY] ‘Break Out’ With Jessi in NY and LA

Jessi will be hitting the stage for her U.S. “Break Out” tour in a matter of days, and MACG Magazine is offering two lucky fans the opportunity to catch the starlet’s show in New York and LA. The tickets are free, and the rules are simple — what do you have to lose? To enter the giveaway, all you need to do is share your … Continue reading [GIVEAWAY] ‘Break Out’ With Jessi in NY and LA

Jessi Plans to ‘Break Out’ in the US With Her 2017 Tour

Thanks to Platinum K Shows and Woozoo NYC, Jessi will be gracing four U.S. cities with her presence later this month. Many know the charismatic entertainer from her run on the popular competition “Unpretty Rapstar,” but she has also proven herself to be a talented vocalist with her work as a soloist and a previous member of Lucky J. Originally from the U.S., Jessi moved to … Continue reading Jessi Plans to ‘Break Out’ in the US With Her 2017 Tour

Sorry Bangtan, but BTS Broke Your Record (‘Spring Day’ MV Review)

There is nothing that BTS and ARMY cannot achieve. BTS’ release of the music video for “Spring Day” and their new album “Wings: You Never Walk Alone” has been one of the most highly anticipated comebacks of 2017, which is shown through the record number of pre-order sales that have been recorded for their album. Because their previous album, “Wings,” was the best-selling album in … Continue reading Sorry Bangtan, but BTS Broke Your Record (‘Spring Day’ MV Review)