K-Pop

We're getting very up close and personal with the love for Korean pop music in India, and its surrounding industry. Let super fans power your soundtrack, tell you how to talk and walk K-pop style, in the best that K-pop fashion has to offer.

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Lim Kim Is Forging an Independent K-Pop Revolution

After leaving the K-pop system of big money and bigger expectations, Lim Kim found independence via crowdfunding.

9.5.19

Brazilian Women Were Forced Into Prostitution After Promise of K-pop Fame

The suspects immediately confiscated the women’s passports upon arrival in South Korea and canceled their return flights to Brazil.

8.5.19

A Beginner’s Guide to K-Pop

What are subunits? Is dating against the rules? Do groups write their own songs? Here’s everything you need to know about your new fave music industry!

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.

6.7.19

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks too—everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) and K-pop—we gotchyu.

6.3.19

For K-Pop Fans, Devotion Can Come at a High Price

As the huge queues at BTS’ London pop-up showed this week, merch matters. But keeping up appearances as a fan has its price.

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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?

5.27.19

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

5.24.19

The 4 Acts We’re Excited To See At Southeast Asia’s Biggest K-Pop Festival

Imagine a music festival with only Korean artists: HallyuPopFest is a K-pop fan's dream.

5.2.19

This Chinese Boot Camp is Fighting K-Pop's 'Effeminate' Influence on the Male Youth

Its founder encourages slogan shouting and chest beating to create "real men", criticising K-pop as a “calamity" in the country.

4.17.19

BTS Were Total Pros on 'SNL,' As Expected

They were the first K-pop group to perform on the sketch comedy show. Watch their rendition of "Boy with Luv" here.

4.8.19

A Deep Dive Into the Weird World Of K-Pop Prediction Accounts

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

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