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December 5, 2022 | 208 Visits

What’s Going on with Omega X? Abuse Claims Provide Another Ding in K-Pop’s Legacy

TW: Article discusses physical, verbal, sexual abuse, and suicide. Reader discretion advised. Spire Entertainment’s male idol group Omega X is another victim to the abuses running rampantly through the K-Pop industry and the overall...
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K-Pop Groups We Lost in 2022

Note: This is a dynamic list and will be updated if more disbandments are announced. CW/TW: Article mentions suicide. Sporting one the strongest debut classes in recent years, it’s no secret that 2022 has been one of the best years debut-wise for...
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Asian Pride

National Coming Out Day: LGBTQA+ Celebrities Representation matters! As many cultures fight for their rights to be seen and represented, the Asian community is still under-represented in the celebrity world, especially in the Western world. In both...
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Mixed Race Celebrities with Asian Backgrounds: Part Five

We’re back with the fifth addition of our popular series! Thanks to your response, we have discovered many more celebrities to include into our database. Back in 2018, 2019, and earlier in 2022, Kcrush published articles about biracial...
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GreatGuys released their fourth mini album + 1

GreatGuys released their fourth mini album + Title song ‘Blind Love” Do Not Sleep On This One!

Go back and re-listen to this one! The mini-album with the title song, “Blind Love” along with the fashion and dance talent within their music video are worth seeing over and over again.  GreatGuys (멋진녀석들) is a South Korean...
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Wanderlust Wednesday: Five K-Drama K-Pop MV Filming Locations You Can Visit

From warehouses to computerized realms, K-Pop MVs have an ability to transport us to different worlds. Meanwhile, some of those same settings can instill feelings of longing, romance, and joy when featured in some of our favorite K-Dramas. But, what...
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Seventeen’s “Be The Sun” tour

Covid stopped the flow of K-pop artists from going on tour for nearly 2 years. But 2022 was flooded with tours from artists waiting to perform once again. Back-to-back from January to some being announced to the end of this year.  So,...
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Mixed Race Celebrities with Asian Backgrounds: Part Four

Back in 2018, 2019, and earlier in 2022, Kcrush published two articles about biracial celebrities with Asian backgrounds. We’re revisiting those articles and including more celebrities that have Asian backgrounds. Of course, we encourage our...
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Wanderlust Wednesday: Park-Hopping Asia’s Theme Parks (Part 1)

Visiting theme parks is a fun hobby for many thrill seekers. Asia has plenty of theme parks beyond Disney parks to offer globetrotters. If you’ve been bitten by the travel bug, take the time to check out these parks on your adventures! LEGOLAND...
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“Gangnam Style” at 10: A Look Back at the Viral Hit’s Legacy

2012 was one of K-Pop’s stand out years thanks to hits from BIGBANG (“Fantastic Baby”), 2NE1 (“I Love You”), FTIsland (“Severely”), EPIK HIGH (“Don’t Hate Me”), Lee Seung-gi (“Return”), T-ara (“Lovey-Dovey”),...
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Biracial Celebrities with Asian Backgrounds: Part Three

Back in 2018 and 2019, Kcrush published two articles about biracial celebrities with Asian backgrounds. We’re revisiting those articles and including more celebrities that have Asian backgrounds. Of course, we encourage our readers to share others...
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Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

(image from the AT&T website for AAPI Heritage Month https://about.att.com/inside_connections_blog/2021/aapi_heritage_month.html) For those who hadn’t known, May is observed as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month...
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Wanderlust Wednesday: Structurally Magnificent Thai Temples

With Covid travel restrictions* lifting, many of us may be feeling the nips from the travel bug reminding us that life is short, and we need to go out to see and experience the world. Thailand is one of Southeast Asia’s major tourist attractions....
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Books by Asian and Asian American Authors You Should Check Out

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! As we celebrate the contributions made by the Asian and Pacific Islander communities, we also need to look at their contributions in the literary world. Asian/Asian American writers...
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Women’s History Month: Badass Women You Should Know

Trigger Warning: Article discusses sex crimes and violence March is Women’s History Month. The month commemorates women’s cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements. To honor Women’s History Month, we celebrate some of the...
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