[OPINION] Yang Hyun-Suk Crosses Line With Instagram Updates

With the recent comeback from girl group BLACKPINK, Papa Yang has gone a bit crazy with his Instagram updates. When the group breaks record for having the...

[OPINION] K-Fans are Mad NOT Because They are Dating, but Because They are Hiding

If there existed a competition for the most sensitive and touchy subject in the history of K-Pop, the “revelation of idols’ secret relationship” would kill all. We...

[OPINION] How to Survive in the K-pop Idol Industry: “Lure the Dragon with a...

K-pop Idol industry is a competitive market to survive. With more than 100 idol groups debuting in the past 10 years, it is crucial that each group...

[Opinion] GOT7 Risks Becoming Obsolete Under JYP Entertainment

7 for 7 marks the seventh album from the internationally popular boy group, GOT7. This album, its name, concept, and member involvement,  illustrates and represent the members,...

[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] Jay Park’s Interview With VladTV Epitomizes How the West Gets K-Pop Wrong

VLAD TV's four-part interview with Korean-American artist Jay Park demonstrates the utter failure of western media to properly and respectfully interview those whom they see as part...

[Opinion] What’s The Deal With K-Netizens?

Love them, hate them, compliment them, insult them -- the relationship that the international K-pop community has with K-netizens is complicated. Translations and translators have played a significant...

[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] 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] Fans Need to Stop Asking Celebrities to Apologize for Everything

Anyone who is at least familiar with the exciting world of Korean entertainment must have noticed that celebrities seem to get negative backlash easily. As a result,...