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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.
Biju Belinky
4.9.19
Music

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.
Douglas Greenwood
11.5.18
Internet Exploring

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."
Phil Witmer
8.7.18
Music

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.
VICE Staff
7.19.18
Interviews

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.
Diyana Noory
6.29.18
New music

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.
Alex Robert Ross
5.30.18
Music

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.
Phil Witmer
5.23.18
Essays

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.
Phil Witmer
2.20.18
Noisey News

K-Pop Star Jonghyun Dead At 27

Kim Jon-hyun, known as Jonghyun, was a member of SHINee, South Korea's biggest boy band.
Noisey Staff
12.18.17
Music

North Korea's Secret Weapon is Terrible Synth Pop

For the last 50 years, the North Korean government has controlled all music in The Hermit Kingdom. But Kim Jong-un may be losing control of his propaganda machine thanks to simple technology and the power of pop music.
Jemayel Khawaja
7.11.17
Scene Reports

There’s a New Wave of Korean Musicians Thriving Outside the K-Pop Machine

A crop of producers are breaking free from your stereotypes.
VICE Staff
1.30.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Damn, Son! Lil Yachty Kills This 20-Minute Freestyle Over a K-Pop Instrumental

Lil Yachty performing next to a cardboard cut-out of BIGBANG! is just... wow. This is a perfect marriage.
Daisy Jones
8.3.16
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