NEWS 

Most Iconic Performances of All Time in K-Pop

From catchy songs and stunning choreographies to dazzling outfits and charismatic personalities, K-pop superstars have delivered some of the most memorable and impressive performances of all time. Whether it’s on stage, on screen, or online, these performances showcase the talent, creativity, and diversity of K-pop. We listed down the most iconic performances of all time in K-pop history. Are you ready to be amazed? Girls’ Generation’s “Genie” on MBC’s Helipad In 2009, Girls’ Generation performed their mega-hit “Genie” on MBC’s rooftop with the members standing confidently on a helipad, their…

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K-LIFESTYLE K-TRENDS 

What is The Perilla Leaf Debate

The Perilla Leaf Debate is a trending topic in South Korea, igniting discussions about trust, care, and the unwritten rules that govern relationships. This hypothetical scenario revolves around a simple dining situation: you, your partner, and a close friend are at a restaurant, and on the table sits a dish of perilla leaves, notorious for being tricky to pick up with chopsticks. Your friend is struggling to separate a leaf from the pile, and your partner takes notice. Herein lies the debate: should your partner step in to help, or…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT NEWS 

EXO’s D.O. Will Reportedly Leave SM Entertainment

UPDATE: In an official statement released on October 18, SM Entertainment announced that D.O.‘s exclusive contract with the company will end in early November. SM and D.O. have both decided that his activities with EXO will still be under SM Entertainment, while his acting and personal activities will be managed by Company SooSoo, an independent company established by a management director, Nam Kyungsoo, who has been with him since his debut days.  ORIGINAL: According to the exclusive report of media outlet JTBC Entertainment news on October 18, EXO’s D.O. is…

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NEWS 

Who is The Original Ending Fairy?

The term “ending fairy” is used to describe a person whose sole ending shot is captured by is captured by the camera. According to several Korean online community sites, the origin of this phrase is attributed to EXO‘s Xiumin, who is also credited with popularizing the term “two-hand synchronization.” The concept of the ending fairy emerged on back in 2013, when a gif of Xiumin shaking off confetti from his head before clapping for someone on stage at the end of SBS’s Inkigayo went viral. Fans started referring to him…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT NEWS 

SM Entertainment VS. Its Artists

SM Entertainment, one of the most prominent entertainment companies in South Korea, has played a significant role in shaping the K-pop industry and launching numerous successful careers. However, behind the glitz and glamour, there have been instances of disputes and tensions between the artists and their management. Let’s take a look at some of the notable conflicts between SM Entertainment and its artists over the years.   1. EXO’s lawsuit: In 2014, three members of the popular boy group EXO—Kris (Wu Yifan), Luhan (Lu Han), and Tao (Huang Zitao)—filed lawsuits…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT NEWS 

A Breakdown of the EXO-CBX and SM Feud

EXO members Baekhyun, Xiumin, and Chen (also known as Byun Baek Hyun, Kim Min Seok, and Kim Jong Dae, or simply “artists”) are represented by attorney Lee Jae Hak of the law firm LIN. The artists’ perspective with regard to the exclusive contracts between them and SM Entertainment (hereinafter “SM”) is expressed below by our legal counsel. The artists previously demanded copies of transparent settlement reports and settlement grounds by sending certificates of contents to SM seven times through their legal counsel between March 21 and the present. Additionally, once…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT K-TRENDS 

EXO: “Flops” to “Nation’s Pick”

South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO won over millions of fans with their extraordinary talent, original ideas, and everlasting dedication. Although they faced obstacles along the way to fame, their extraordinary successes speak volumes about their talent, resilience, and the unwavering backing of their passionate fan base. Let’s explore the elements that gave EXO the boost they needed to reach incredible heights and become a recognizable force in the K-pop industry.   1. Exceptional Talent: EXO stood out from the start thanks to their remarkable talent. Each member had outstanding singing…

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Western Artists Who Influenced K-Pop Tunes Evolution K-ENTERTAINMENT K-LIFESTYLE NEWS 

Western Artists Who Influenced K-Pop Tunes Evolution

While K-Pop boasts a distinctive and innovative sound, it owes a debt of gratitude to the pioneers who paved the way for its evolution. Among these pioneers are Western artists who have left an indelible mark on the genre, reshaping its tunes and inspiring generations of K-Pop artists to push creative boundaries. Let’s explore the profound influence of Western artists on the vibrant landscape of K-Pop, highlighting the musical maestros who have played a pivotal role in its transformative journey.   1. Michael Jackson: As the King of Pop, Michael…

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Who do you think is K-Pop King? K-ENTERTAINMENT K-TRENDS 

Who Is The True K-Pop King?

Korean Pop Music or K-Pop, has captured the attention of the world in recent years. The popularity of K-Pop has been attributed to its catchy beats, synchronized dances, and eye-catching visuals. It can be challenging to determine who the true kings of K-Pop are, due to the sheer number of groups and artists in the K-Pop industry. Let’s take a look at some of the most successful and influential K-Pop groups of all time.   1. BTS – K-Pop is incomplete without BTS. This seven-member group has taken the world…

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K-ENTERTAINMENT K-EVENTS 

K-Pop Superstars BAEKHYUN, Somi, and B.I To Headline OVERPASS Concert

Filipino K-pop multistans, this one’s for you! EXO’s Baekhyun, Jeon Somi, and B.I are set to headline the OVERPASS: K-Pop Music Concert happening on June 11, 2023 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. OVERPASS is a platform that brings together R&B, Soul, and Hip-Hop artists of Asian descent from different sides of the globe. The concert is an entry to a global music gathering that celebrates Asian excellence in music.  Coming from his much-awaited return, Baekhyun is back on the scene once again!  Apart from being the lead vocalist of the…

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