Seo Taiji & Boys Pioneered Socially Conscious K-Pop for Groups Like BTS
BTS’s trajectory leads fans to seek deeper meaning in their music, just as Seo Taiji did 25 years ago.
Watch CL's Insane Video for New Solo Song "Hello Bitches"
CL is a symbol of the global pop golden age to come. We talk to the Seoul-born superstar about her upcoming solo LP. Hello bitches indeed.
An Epik Interview with Epik High
We caught up with the beloved rap pioneers at the end of the largest North American tour by any Korean act since 2010.
The Noisey Guide to
The Noisey Guide to Korean Rap Pioneers Epik High
After a hiatus that sent one member into hiding from fans who wanted to kill him and the other two members into the military, one of Korea's favorite rap groups is back and about to tour North America.
Deep Ass Questions
Who Is CL and Why Is She Leading the Vote for the Time 100?
The breakout star of K-pop sensations of 2NE1 is dominating a reader poll of the world's most influential people, and you may be hearing a lot more of her name in the year ahead.
2014 in Review
How YG Entertainment Owned K-Pop and Crushed 2014
While the competition floundered, the Korean label-turned-conglomerate made it tough to count all the ways they got it right. We talk to YG Entertainment's flagship stars.