K-Pop

8.14.19

It's Time to End the 'Where Y'all Sitting' Lunch Table Meme

Enough. What you liked in high school is not that interesting.

4.15.19

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

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.

3.6.19

Fans Don't Need to Know Korean to Enjoy K-Pop, But It Helps

Korean class enrolments rose by 13.7% between 2013 and 2016, making it the 11th most studied language in the US. How much of this is to do with K-pop?

2.6.19

The Complexity and Fun of Being a Queer, Femme K-Pop Fan

Despite there being only one openly gay idol, many LGBTQ+ people find solace and joy in an industry that's notoriously conservative.

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.

Advertisement
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.

6.28.18

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.

5.22.18

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.

4.2.18

Kim Jong Un had a blast at a K-Pop concert

It’s the first time South Korea has held a concert in the north in over a decade.

2.28.18

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."

0107