Hwasa to Share Best Way to Enjoy Day Off at Home on ‘I Live Alone’

Hwasa shows the best way to spend your weekends at home like a pro.

On this week’s episode of MBC ‘I Live Alone’, Hwasa will share how she spends her day off at home.

On the episode, she enjoys her day off at home in the dark, without even turning the lights on. She would catch up on movies while eating tangerines in her bed and stretch her toes. also, Hwasa, who likes creativity in general, makes a variety of animals with tangerine peels.

Hwasa also will be sharing her ‘Jjajang’ ramyun recipe, that she is in love with these days.

The ‘I Live Alone’ episode with Hwasa will air on the 22nd (KST) at 11:10PM.

 

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MAMAMOO Hwasa Reveals Title of Her Solo Debut Song

MAMAMOO Hwasa title song for her solo debuted slated to take place later today in Korea.

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On Wednesday morning, Hwasa announced the title of her solo debut song which she will release at 6:00 p.m. KST. “Twit,” her title track, is said to have a “variety of charms” ranging from dreamy to chic that will appeal to a wide range of listeners. It will feature a trap beat, an “addictive melody” and lyrics that deal with the complications of love.

According to reports, Hwasa participated in writing and composing the song, adding her own special touch. In particular, this is the singer’s first official solo song since MAMAMOO made their debut five years ago in 2014. As a result, the release holds a special meaning and works to put a spotlight on her individuality and varied musical skills in both the music video and song.

RBW Entertainment, MAMAMOO’s agency, has also put a lot of thought into her physical album. Buyers will enjoy 14 photo cards, a mini poster and two logo stickers among other goods.

 

 

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MAMAMOO Hwasa Is Going Solo Next Week

MAMAMOO member Hwasa is going to make her solo debut next week!

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An official from MAMAMOO‘s agency RBW Entertainment reported that member Hwasa is going to make her debut as a solo artist next Wednesday, Feb. 13. Further, according to the agency, she will debut with a digital single “full of colors” that the singer and the company worked hard on.

It has been around five years since Hwasa debuted with MAMAMOO back in 2014. Now, in 2019, she will be taking steps to build her character as a soloist outside the group. She has ventered into this territory before, however. On the group’s sixth mini-album she had a solo song “Be Calm,” and last year she collaborated with rapper Loco for the hit track “Don’t Give It to Me.”

Hwasa is a well-rounded vocalist that can both sing and rap. On top of this, she is attention-grabbing onstage with her dance move, unique outfits, and strong stage presence. Moreover, her appearance on “I Live Along” coupled with her performances at different year-end award shows have won her a legion of fans and heightened influence.

 

 

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Actor Lee Si-Eon Cosplays as MAMAMOO’s Hwasa on ‘I Live Alone’

Actor Lee Si-eon transformed into a member of girl group MAMAMOO on “I Live Alone.”

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On the most recent episode of MBC’s “I Live alone” that aired on January 11, actor Lee Si-eon kept a promise he made in a previous broadcast.

Previously, actor Lee Si-eon pledged that he would dress up as MAMAMOO’s Hwasa is the show’s rating reached 17 percent. True to his word, the actor appeared at the studio where the host film in a red costume, a long black wig, and even make-up. His visage overwhelmed the hosts, but it cannot be denied that he did a pretty decent job all things considered.

According to Nielsen Korea, the first episode of the show’s previous broadcast on January 4 hit 12.8 percent. However, the second episode aired on the same day broke its ratings with 17 percent, raking first among all entertainment programs that day.

 

 

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BTS Jimin Tops December’s Individual Idol Brand Ranking

Jimin from BTS top’s this month ranking for individual idols, followed by Wanna One’s Kang Daniel, and MAMAMOO Hwasa.

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According to an analysis of data from Nov. 28 to Dec. 29, the Korea Enterprise Institute determined that BTS member Jimin took the top spot out of 100 candidates from the biggest individual idol brand.

The brand reputation index is determined by evaluating the online habits of consumers. For this, the Institute analyzed the effect that 100 idols had on brand consumption measured through positive evaluation, media attention, consumers’ interest, and communication.

Jimin’s brand reputation index had 12,506,372 points in total. Goo Chang-hwa, the head of the Institute commented that the singer plays a central role in BTS’ sound and mainly responsible for the executing parts that are of a higher vocal range. ”

A mournful voice seduces the fans’ ears…and is a contemporary dancer. His personality is gentle and nice…and he listens well” Goo said, listing some of Jimin’s appealing qualities. Consumer associated words like “cool,” “cute,” and “warm” with the singer and used words “beautiful” and “romantic” as keywords.

In second place in Kang Daniel with 11,949,952 points and third in Hwasa with 11,062,222. The MAMAMOO member’s appearance on “I Live Alone” hugely appealed to the general public, most likely increasing her general popularity. Meanwhile, BTS V and BLACKPINK Jennie round out the top 5 in fourth and fifth place, respectively.

 

 

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Kang Han-Na Shares Honest Thoughts About Controversial Dress From 5 Years Ago

Kang Han-Na says she would like to erase the memory of the rather controversial dress she wore to the 2013 Busan International Film Festival.

On November 29 broadcast of KBS “Happy Together 4,” Kang Han-Na appeared as a guest with MAMAMOO’s Hwasa, Boom, Seol In-Ah, and Shin Ye-Eun. During the episode, Kang Han-Na mentioned her controversial dress from 5 years ago and talked about how she wishes to erase that memory.

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At the 2013 Busan International Film Festival, the actress got the attention for wearing a dress with an open back that extended fairly low, revealing a part of her bottom.

At the time, she was just a rookie actress, so when Kang mentioned the dress during “Happy Together,” many seemed surprised to realize that was her. Yoo Jae-Suk said, “I remember seeing that picture. However, I did not realize it was you. Is that really you?”

Kang Han-Na said, “this dress was made by designer Mag & Logan, whom many actresses have shown their desire to wear. When they suggested that I wear this particular dress, I agreed because it looked really cool. At the scene, I posed according to the image of my dress. But now that I look at it, I feel as if I were being too much. Also, the mesh in the back was folded, for which people mistakenly thought it was a tattoo on my butt.”

At the time, a heavy criticism had landed on the actress and many accused her of using “nudity” as a marketing purpose. In response, Kang Han-Na said, “I understand that some of you may have felt offended by the picture and the image. However, I hope to make up for it in the future by proving that I had many sides to me other than that.”

At the end, special MC Hwasa complimented, “it was a bold choice, but a cool choice for a dress.” In response, Kang Han-Na said, “yes, that is who I am.”

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K.Will Talks About Yoo Yeon-Seok Featuring in His New Music Video

K.Will returns with his fourth studio album and thanks Yoo Yeon-Seok and Mamamoo’s Hwasa for their support!

On November 5, K.Will hosted an interview celebrating the release of part two of his 4th full-length album, “Mood Indigo.” During the interview, the balladeer showed his gratitude towards Mamamoo’s Hwasa and actor Yoo Yeon-Seok for showing support for his return.

K.Will begun, “after releasing a single last spring, I was able to come to a completion with part two of my 4th studio album this time. I made this while preparing for autumn. It’s been about a year since I released a full-length album, and I’m hoping that this new album will receive lots of love from many of my audience.”

He continued, “I tried to show who I am as naturally as possible. I tried not to exaggerate. Nowadays, not a lot of people actually buy and listen to a physical album. However, I still put much effort while thinking of those who have been so patiently waiting for my return.”

The singer also talked about the title track “These Days,” for which he co-produced with well-known lyricist Kim Eana and producer Kim Do-Hoon. K.Will said, “if there are people out there who are expecting to hear a ‘K.Will-y ballad,’ I think that’s the perfect term to describe this track.”

The track’s music video especially got attention from the public for featuring actor Yoo Yeon-Seok. In the music video, the actor played in the role of a tailor, who is taken aback at a female client’s beauty. K.Will explained the process of asking Yoo to appear in the music video. The singer said, “I don’t have a personal connection with Yoo Yeon-Seok. I’ve talked to him on the phone once, but that’s it. While working on this music video, we became quite close. He so easily accepted my request to appear in my music video.”

However, the truth was that Yoo Yeon-Seok not-knowingly stole K.Will’s chance to appear in his own music video. The singer jokingly continued, “initially, I was going to be the star of the video. However, after Yoo Yeon-Seok confirmed his appearance, there was no need for me to. My company strongly suggested that I stayed out of it. It’s not like I asked him, first.”

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Lastly, K.Will also thanked Mamamoo’s Hwasa for featuring in one of his tracks, “Don’t be Too Nice.” He said, “it’s been a while since I sang a duet with a female artist. All members of Mamamoo have great talent, so I’ve always wanted to collaborate with them. I’m thankful that Hwasa accepted my proposal to work together. In midst of busy schedule, she participated with much delight. She also showed her support for my new album, I’m just very thankful.”

Meanwhile, K.Will’s 4th studio album pt.2 “Mood Indigo” will drop on November 6 at 6PM, KST.

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MAMAMOO Fans Are Fighting Each Other Over the Artists’ Stage Costumes

MAMAMOO members appeared on stages in lingerie and fans are arguing over how such stage outfits are promoting the objectification of women.

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On August 19, MAMAMOO members once again ruled the stage during their concert, 4 SEASON S/S. In addition to a series of title numbers, the group treated fans with various solo performances as well, to which fans reacted with much enthusiasm.

However, not all fans enjoyed their performances Hwasa and Solar individually presented. Although there is no argument with the fact that their solo stages were awesome, some fans couldn’t help but point out what the artists were wearing to perform their numbers.

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To sing her solo number, “Despacito,” Solar appeared on the stage in a black Bralette and a short. As dimmed red lights were flashing, Solar performed a pole dance, which inarguably showed that the amount of effort the artist put on the stage.

Regardless of how perfect Solar’s moves were on the pole, her stage caused controversy among fans, resulting in divisive arguments. A number of fans criticized her stage clearly promoted the objectification of women.

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Member Hwasa, too, performed her duet stage with Loco in a red corset lingerie outfit. Throughout the performance, Hwasa kept pulling down her shorts, which barely covered her hips.

“A lingerie look, garter belts, pole dance, and red light? There is no way fans don’t get any message from a woman pole dancing in her underwear,” said a Twitter user.

“Young girls literally idolizes K-pop stars,” added another Twitter user. “And artists deserve criticisms for neglecting their impact on them.”

Especially because the group has been the icon of the empowerment of women since its debut, many fans felt somewhat left betrayed. Comparing the artists’ past stage outfits, many of which were gender neutral, to the lingerie looks, fans pointed out how MAMAMOO has grown to promote sexualization.

On the other hand, a significant number of fans are arguing against such criticism at the same time.

“A grown woman have rights to choose what they want to wear,” said a Twitter user, arguing that fans should not dictate what to wear and what not to. “She is promoting body confidence, not sexualization.”

A week has passed since the concert, but the controversy is still growing.

 

By Heewon Kim

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Beauty Creator Risabae Transforms in to MAMAMOO’s Hwasa

Beauty creator and YouTuber Risabae perfectly transformed into Hwasa from the girl group MAMAMOO.

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On August 6, beauty creator Risabae posted a photo on Instagram with a message that read “Hwasa makeup.”

Risabae has created celebrity inspired looks in the past. However, what caught many of her followers’ attention, was not just the YouTuber’s makeup, but also how well she copied Hwasa‘s facial expression and pose.

Followers left comments that said she really has a “golden hand,” referring to her skill. Others said that “MAMAMOO members too would be concerned.”

On the other hand, Risabae produces a variety of content. On top of beauty looks, the creator also made her debut as a singer with a digital single titled “E.N.C.”

 

 

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