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…

Hello Counselor Episode 311 Recap

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet watched the 310th episode of Hello Counselor, please watch it here. The guests for this episode of Hello Counselor are Yeo Esther and her husband Hong Hyegeol. This episode features the stories from a mother whose daughter won’t stop having children, a granddaughter treated unfairly, and a friend who…

Mr. House Husband Episode 14 Recap

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet watched this episode of Mr. House Husband, please watch it here. Episode 14 marks the end of the first season of Mr. House Husband. The second season of Mr. House Husband will start at different day and time than season one. The first video of this week’s episode is…

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….

Help Send Luna to SXSW

On Nov. 15, 2016, SXSW officially announced its first round of artists invited to perform at the renowned festival. Among the announced performers was gayageum artist Luna Lee. As with many artists from South Korea, Luna’s appearance was funded by Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA). However, it seems KOCCA has reneged on their funding, and on Feb….

Hello Counselor Episode 310 Recap

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet watched the 310th episode of Hello Counselor, please watch it here. This episode of Hello Counselor features not just concerns from foreigners to South Korea, the guests are also foreigners. The guests are Kangnam, Cau Lu, Robin, and Benji from B.I.G. The stories for today are of a Brazilian…

MC Jin ‘Nobody’s Listening’ Album Review

After what seems like an eternity, fans of MC Jin, one of underground hip-hop’s living legends, are finally being gifted more of his original music. What’s more incredible is he’s offering the full-length album completely free of charge. What’s better than an artist who just owns his craft gifting people the results of their creativity? Make no…

Mr. House Husband Episode 13 Recap

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet watched this episode of Mr. House Husband, please watch it here.  This episode of Mr. House Husband is the second part of their holiday chores special. Last week’s episode ended with the 6 men preparing food for the holidays at Kim Jung-Tae’s home in Busan. The tasks were assigned…

Dean ‘Limbo’ Album Review

After 11 months of anticipation, fans of DEAN can now rest easy and revel in some truly marvelous new music. On Feb. 16 single album “Limbo” was released with a small amount of fanfare—Dean hosting a 30-minute countdown to the premier of the music video for lead single “Come Over.” After admittedly having the inevitable…

DAY6 Digs Up Painful Memories in ‘You Were Beautiful’

South Korean band DAY6 has steadily been rising in popularity since their debut in 2015 under JYP Entertainment. After their entry into the music industry with “Congratulations,” the boys came back in 2016 and 2017 with hit tracks “Letting Go” and “I Wait,” sparking curiosity and tugging at the heartstrings of many. While DAY6 has not garnered…

No, Taeyang Is Not the Justin Bieber of K-Pop [Opinion]

Kpoppers, it’s time to stop the comparisons. Stop comparing BTS to EXO and BIGBANG to SHINee, and please stop comparing all Korean boy groups to One Direction. Stop comparing 2NE1 to Fifth Harmony, and stop comparing Taeyang to Justin Bieber. Just stop. Let the artists be their own persons. Let the music be their own. The…