K-Pop

7.30.19

Why So Many Former Emos Are Now K-Pop Fans

Something about these two seemingly disparate genres seems to bring the same people together.

5.29.19

We Need To Stop Asking Celebrities To Apologise For Mental Health Issues

Goo Hara apologised for being depressed. Maho Yamaguchi apologised for speaking out against sexual assault. Why are women being asked to do this?

5.26.19

Photos From The Red Carpet of Southeast Asia’s Biggest K-pop Festival

Super Junior, Winner, and more take on the red carpet at HallyuPopFest 2019

4.9.19

The Weird World Of K-Pop Prediction Accounts

What do you do when your favorite artist reveals absolutely nothing about their private lives? You turn to other, more prophetic means.

11.5.18

Pop’s Embrace of Languages Besides English Feels Here to Stay

How acts from Rosalía, who sings her modern flamenco in Spanish, to K-pop groups show that English may not be pop's lingua franca forever.

8.7.18

How a Beat Made in a Bedroom in Canada Accidentally Sparked a K-Pop Smash

Evan Berard of Montreal scored millions of YouTube views when a production he made on a whim became the basis of EXO's single "Electric Kiss."

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7.19.18

The World's First Non-Korean K-Pop Group

We met up with the members of EXP Edition to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars.

6.29.18

Tiffany Young's "Over My Skin" Is a Rebirth, So We Asked Her About Everything

Tiffany captivated the world with K-pop supergroup Girls' Generation, and now it's time for her to take the throne back home in the USA with her new solo single.

5.30.18

K-Pop Group yyxy Just Released a New Single with Grimes... Apparently

The four-piece K-pop group, who are part of a 12-piece K-pop group, appear without Grimes in the video for the song, and nobody's quite sure what the pop wunderkind's role is here. Still, it's a fun, sugary bit of pop.

5.23.18

BTS Will Probably Have the Number One Album in America This Week

The K-pop band's latest album 'Love Yourself: Tear' is apparently challenging Post Malone's 'Beerbongs and Bentleys' for the top position on the Billboard 200.

2.20.18

Take a Seat North America, It's Global Pop's Time to Shine

As BTS, the ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack, Bad Bunny, Charli XCX, and more show, we should be optimistic about a future where everything popular isn't in English.

12.18.17

K-Pop Star Jonghyun Dead At 27

Kim Jon-hyun, known as Jonghyun, was a member of SHINee, South Korea's biggest boy band.

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