Today, Bangtan Boys, better known as BTS, appeared at the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) in Hong Kong, where they took home the “Artist of the Year” award and closed out the show with a show-stopping performance.
The Trumps are in South Korea. BORING (unless the orange one starts WWIII). You know who else is in South Korea though? Choi Min-ho, also known as Minho, a heartthrob actor and K-Pop superstar who is the main rapper and frontman of the very popular boyband SHINee. (He’s a Sagittarius and his blood type is B for those…
Yesterday, some rather off-color promotional material for a live play by the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) caught the internet’s attention. And by “off-color,” I mean “extremely racist.”
Last week, Roc Nation, the label that artists like Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Grimes, J. Cole, and others call home, announced its latest signee: Korean American artist Jay Park. Park’s Roc Nation deal is definitely another indication that K-pop is finally breaking into the U.S. market, but it could also signal a turning…
This past weekend marked the third annual KCON New York, the East Coast branch of the world’s biggest convention dedicated to Korean pop culture.
History was made at last night’s Billboard Awards. No, this isn’t about Drake, even though he did break Adele’s record for winning the most Billboard awards in one night (13!). This is about something bigger than that. This is about K-pop.