[OPINION] 2019 Kpop Outlook in the USA

As unbelievable as it may be, the 2010s will soon be over in just 10 short months! Kpop has had exponential growth in the last few years,...

[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...
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[Opinion] Who Was Jonghyun’s Doctor?

Who was the doctor mentioned in Jonghyun’s suicide letter? The answer is a bit more complicated than a name. Who was that doctor Jonghyun mentioned in his suicide...

[Opinion] The Lurking Legend of K-Pop

Korean popular music, shows, and movie are making waves around the world with the help of fans and large platforms in the U.S. Korean stars have appeared...

[OPINION] 3 Life Lessons From SBS ‘Master in the House’ That Apply to Everyone

SBS variety show ‘Master in the House’ invites legendary Korean figures to give so-called “life lessons” and advice to the youth community, who may be having doubts...

[OPINION] History of Kpop Boy Groups From 1990s

Kpop has come a long way over the years to become globally recognized in 2019. Looking back from the first generation of idols from the 1990s to...

[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...

[Opinion] Five Trends K-pop Needs to Lose for the New Year

The hectic year has come to an end. In 2017, K-pop groups such as BTS and TWICE saw huge growth in popularity in both domestic and overseas markets....

[Opinion] Freezing Real-Time Charts Has Been an Eye-Opener

Once the Gaon Chart Policy Commission implemented a new policy that freezes real-time streaming charts overnight, it revealed the significance of those hours for idol fandoms. BLACKPINK's comeback...

[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...