[OPINION] Changes in Korean Drama From 2000s-Now

In 2019, there have been a lot of historical record breaking in terms of drama viewership for cable TV. Looking back on how much Korean dramas have...

[Opinion] Can Jay Park Be the First Asian-American Hip-Hop Music Mogul?

In a recent interview with MTV, musician and businessman Jay Park hints that he is looking to be the first Asian-American hip-hop music mogul. As a pioneer...

[OPINION] Hong Jin-Young Solo Concert & Kim Jong Kook

On January 12, Trot singer Hong Jin-Young held her first solo concert in Los Angeles, California. Highlights were Hong Sun Young's surprise performance, wardrobe malfunction and other...

[Opinion] Music to Stay Flat While Television and Film Will Excel in 2019

It may be a new year, but expect trends in music to continue into 2019 while television and film improve quality, content, and reach. There was a lot...

[Opinion] 2018 in Review: A Year of Dismantlement

From music charts, the "Me Too" movement, to the reopening of old cases, 2018 was a year where established structures of the K-Pop industry began to crumble. There...

[Opinion] The End of Microdot’s Entertainment Career

Over the past few weeks, several celebrities have been pulled into the limelight not because of their accomplishments, but because of the shady financial dealings of their...

[OPINION] Red Velvet Could Have Done Better than “RBB”

On November 30, Red Velvet made a comeback with their 5th mini album “RBB” and title track of the same name. It was only three months after...

[Opinion] EXO Needs to Comeback With All Members Before Enlistment

Eight members of EXO have participated in the group's past few comebacks. Lay, the ninth and last Chinese member, has been missing in action for promotions or...

[OPINION] Why It’s Harder to Voice Your Opinion When You are a Celebrity

Feminism, Sexual Violence, Political Corruption. “Thanks” to these social outbursts, South Koreans today are the most liberal than they had ever been throughout history or even compared...

[Opinion] Holika Holika X Jella Collaboration Is a Turning Point for K-Beauty

Earlier this year the Korean cosmetics brand Holika Holika launched one of the deepest foundation shades sold in South Korea. As a result, although the line only...