“Naturally Plastic”: An Interview with Creator Terrell Slater

Representation has always been an issue in the world of Barbie. There have been many complaints of lack of variety in hair color and body types. It seemed as though Barbie may have been taking a step forward in January 2016 with the release of “Curvy Barbie,” but nothing much has been seen from the brand since. But the community who has suffered the most … Continue reading “Naturally Plastic”: An Interview with Creator Terrell Slater

KCON17NY Through The Lens Of My First Visit [Guest]

This guest entry was written by MACG Community member Jessica of YouTube channel The Jess Lyfe. Views and opinions expressed in this entry are solely those of the guest contributor. After attending KCON in Paris and Los Angeles last year, I can definitely say that each stop has its own vibe. My first visit to New York for the convention was a fun experience, and JessLyfers made … Continue reading KCON17NY Through The Lens Of My First Visit [Guest]

[Interview] Charli Taft: From Charlotte to Charli

Charli Taft is a name you’ll definitely want to remember if you are interested in K-pop. The singer/songwriter from Liverpool has written songs for some of your favorite idols like Red Velvet, LOONA and Taemin of SHINee. I had the chance to talk to Charli soon after she released her single “Love Like You“ for SM Station. Read on to find out how she got started writing … Continue reading [Interview] Charli Taft: From Charlotte to Charli

It’s a Cole World After All

In the world of K-pop, there is a certain expectation that comes along with attending a concert. It’s an expectation to be “wowed,” to be dazzled, to be blown off your feet, to have an experience that could cause a fan to label it as the “best concert ever.” It is a mighty expectation to live up to. Sometimes fans forget that the same standard … Continue reading It’s a Cole World After All

G-Dragon Introduced Fans To Kwon Ji-Yong At Houston Concert Stop

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, Houston, Texas welcomed South Korean megastar G-Dragon at Toyota Center. Actually, fans sent off G-Dragon and welcomed Kwon Ji-Yong, the man behind the moniker, as he made his “debut” during the “Act III, M.O.T.T.E ‘Moment of Truth The End’ World Tour.” Since its start on June 10 in Seoul, the concert has schedules in Asia, Oceania and Europe, with the Houston tour stop … Continue reading G-Dragon Introduced Fans To Kwon Ji-Yong At Houston Concert Stop

KCON 2017 LA Welcomes Back Running Fan Olympics

Ready for some good news, Hallyu fans? MACG Productions is incredibly happy to announce that we will be co-hosting the 2017 Running Fan Olympics at KCON LA with the Running Fan Group again, making this our second year of doing so. The event will take place during convention hours on one day between Aug. 18-20. It promises to be an exciting addition to your KCON experience, … Continue reading KCON 2017 LA Welcomes Back Running Fan Olympics

[CONTEST] KpopMe! Announces Taeyang 2017 World Tour Ticket Contest

Get your dancing shoes ready and warm up your vocal chords! KpopMe! Entertainment recently announced on Facebook their Vocal & Dance Cover Contest for a pair of P1 tickets during Taeyang’s “White Night” North American tour. Winners are encouraged to apply to the closest tour location to them. Travel expenses and accommodations are not included. Learn more about the Toronto-based company’s competition here and comment what talent you would … Continue reading [CONTEST] KpopMe! Announces Taeyang 2017 World Tour Ticket Contest

[INTERVIEW] Your Sweet Guys

Hallyu vloggers and entertainers alike are all over YouTube, but most aren’t your typical JREKML or KeNNyBoySLaY. If you dig deeper into the K-pop community, you can even find some that are just like you. That was the case for me when first watching Your Sweet Guys. This YouTube channel is run by cousins Ilanna and Peggy. Together, they make up the channel Your Sweet Guys. Their videos … Continue reading [INTERVIEW] Your Sweet Guys

Everything You Missed at NCT 127’s Exclusive Q&A in Brooklyn

It’s been a few weeks since NCT 127 made their debut in the United States by performing at KCON NY, but many were unaware of the second performance NCT 127 had on Sunday, June 25 at the Apple Store in Brooklyn, New York. NCT 127 are the first K-pop group to be invited to #TodayAtApple, an event that shines a spotlight on various world artists, entrepreneurs and educators to showcase their talents. … Continue reading Everything You Missed at NCT 127’s Exclusive Q&A in Brooklyn

Jason Ray: KCON Convention Debut and More

I knew that I had heard one of my favorite YouTube personalities just by the sound of a 3 note run on Friday, June 23. Before KCON 2017 officially kicked off in New York, Austin-based artist Jason Ray was on an outdoor stage warming up for his debut at the convention. To those passing by early that morning, seeing him on the stage — keyboard guitar strapped across his body … Continue reading Jason Ray: KCON Convention Debut and More