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Our latest and most important updates and developments in the K-Pop industry articles. These updates may include new releases and performances by K-Pop artists, announcements of new tours and projects, and updates on the personal lives of K-Pop artists.

Yoochun Admits to Drug Use After 19 Days of Denials

After 19 days of denials, the now-former singer and actor, Park Yoochun (TVXQ, JYJ), has admitted to taking drugs. His admission comes days after he tested positive for drugs following a hair sample analysis and days following his arrest. On...
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Another Female comes Forward: Update on Scandal revolving around Seungri

Seungri’s scandal continues to get uglier, since another female is now claiming that she was raped by one of the men in question. A reported on “SBS 8 O’Clock News”, on April 19, the woman who only goes by her surname Lee, visited...
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[UPDATE] Fantagio Confirms HELLOVENUS Disbandment

Earlier, it was reported that HELLOVENUS would disband when their contracts end in May. Originally, Fantagio Entertainment denied the group would disband, but on April 26, 2019, Fantagio finally confirmed the female group will no longer be a...
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BLACKPINK’s Second Dallas/Ft. Worth Concert Canceled

Dallas BLINKs will now only have one chance to see BLACKPINK in concert as the May 9, 2019 concert has been canceled without an explanation. While there was speculation the show may be canceled following Ticketmaster’s removal of the May 9...
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Two Girl Groups Announce May Comebacks

May’s already looking like an exciting month for comebacks! On April 26, 2019, Oh My Girl (OMG) and Weki Meki both announced that they will be making comebacks in May. OMG released a teaser image April 26 showing the girls dressed as...
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Lee Minho, Ji Chang-Wook Discharged from Military Duty

K-Drama fans had a chance to rejoice this week as actor/singer Lee Minho and actor Ji Chang-Wook have been discharged after completing their mandatory military service. Lee, who served as a social worker at the Suseo General Social Welfare...
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DΞΔN to Release a U.S. Single

Korean R&B artist and rapper, DΞΔN, will be releasing an English single in the United States this coming May! DΞΔN (Kwon Hyuk) posted the news in his Instagram story April 24, 2019. The post, which is written in Korean and English,...
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TXT Announce Controversial Official Fan Club Name

TXT (Tomorrow X Together) announced their official fan club name on April 25, 2019. Big Hit Entertainment’s rookie group chose “Young One” as their fan club name after looking over fan name submissions provided by their fans. The name...
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Yoochun Departs Entertainment Industry Following Positive Drug Test

All parties are considered innocent until proven guilty. Current JYJ and former TVXQ member Yoochun announced his retirement from the entertainment industry after testing positive drugs. C-Jes Entertainment released a statement regarding...
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Terrorist Attacks Leave Over 300 Dead in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, a wave of bombings killed over 300 people and injured dozens in what authorities consider an organized act of terror even though a group has yet to come forward claiming responsibility. Eight suicide...
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Rookie Group MustB Involved in Car Accident

MustM Entertainment’s seven-member rookie group, MustB, was involved in a car accident April 21, 2019 at around 3:40am KST. The accident, which claimed the life of the group’s manager, occurred on Seoul’s Olympic-daero  between the...
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Super Junior’s Kyuhyun Receiving Love Calls Ahead of Military Discharge?

On May 7, 2019, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun will be discharged from his mandatory military service (he served as a public service worker), and it looks like he prepared to get back to work! SM Entertainment, in conjunction with...
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Super Junior’s Heechul to Make Solo Debut

On April 24, 2019, Super Junior’s Heechul will release his solo track “Old Movie,” Label SJ said. While Heechul has been a member of sub-units, specifically M&D with TRAxX’s Jungmo and Universe Cowards with Buzz’s Min Kyung...
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HELLOVENUS Disband After Seven Years?

The K-Pop world may have lost another group as HELLOVENUS allegedly agreed to disband following the end of their contracts in May 2019. HELLOVENUS, which originally consisted of members Alice, Nara, Yoonjo, Lime, Yooara, and Yooyoung,...
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Former Korean TV Personality, Amy, Accuses Wheesung of Drug Use, Blackmail; Backtracks Statements

Former Korean TV personality, Amy (real name, Lee Yoon-Ji) potentially opened the doors to another celebrity-related drug and sex scandal due to an Instagram post shared April 16, 2019. Amy, who is Korean-American and was deported from South...
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