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GOT7 Warm Up Chicago During TURBULENCEinUSA Tour

Following several fan meetings in Asia and Canada, GOT7 brought their Turbulence fan meeting tour to the USA, less than a year after their FLYinUSA concert series. As part of their 5 city tour, GOT7 brought the Rosemont Theater to life on a...
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Unpopular Opinion: DR Music, What is Alex Reid to You?

On December 30, 2016, RaNia made their “Start a Fire” comeback with a mix of new and old members and a new name: BP Rania. As many K-Pop fans have surmised over the years, RaNia/BP Rania is a hot mess thanks to the revolving door of members and...
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Inside the Artist’s Mind: Androsia Creator Dishes on Her Manga, Inspiration, and Journey

For those who know her best, Nita Pineda is known as a creative mind capable of great things. Her unique stories and lively artistic style combine not only for reader-entertainment, but for bringing people together. Through her, friendships have...
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Time to Say Goodbye: Groups We Lost in 2016

Time to Say Goodbye: Groups We Lost in 2016 2016 isn’t even over yet, and there are already 28 confirmed disbandments with several others rumored to also be defunct. The year brought us the end of big-named groups like KARA, 4Minute, and 2NE1, as...
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Korean Celebs who didn’t have the Best Year: Recap of Celebrity Mishaps in 2016

2016 will soon be over and as we look back, it would be safe to claim that this year definitely produced a lot of “ups-and-downs,” politically and socially in Korea. The Korean entertainment industry was no exception. We will reflect just...
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K.A.R.D: INTRODUCING K-POP’S NEW PACK OF CARDS

K.A.R.D (pronounced, “Card”) is a Korean co-ed group formed by DSP Media, consists of four members: J.seph, B.M, Somin and Jiwoo. The letters of K.A.R.D each represents a card to a specific group member, which is a pretty interesting...
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Pakistan International Airlines Flight Crashes; All On-Board Killed Including

Former Singer On December 7, 2016 at 4:42pm local time, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 crashed in the mountains near Havelian, Pakistan, about 64 miles away from Islamabad. The plane, which was carrying 42 passengers, five crew...
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Blazing a new light in the East for K-pop “THE EAST LIGHT”

The East Light is a funky rock, pop and electronic band from South Korea, which made its long awaited debut with their 1st digital single, “HOLLA” on November 3rd of 2016. The debut single, “Holla” (composed and produced by Midas-T) is...
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Pittsburgh Pirates Infielder Kang Jung-Ho Charged with DUI

2016 hasn’t been a good year for Kang Jung-Ho as the now-besieged Pittsburgh Pirates infielder found himself in trouble again following an early-morning DUI accident in Seoul, South Korea. Following Kang’s arrest for the accident by the Seoul...
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La Baie’s The Bay: The Dreamy Album You Didn’t Know You Needed

While the K-Pop scene is buzzing with excitement and electric dance tracks, sometimes this music isn’t to everyone’s liking. Some fans of the Korean music scene may crave something calmer and more melodic. Popping over to the K-Indie scene, an...
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2016 MAMA Winners

The Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA) was held December 2, 2016. For the seventh year in a row, the awards were held outside of Korea with the event taking place at the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong for the fourth consecutive year. Like with previous...
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Cooking? Cooking! Asian Cuisine Cookbooks to Inspire Your Inner Iron Chef

Asian food is always appetizing and enjoyable, but some may find it difficult to make. There are many reasons why some deem Asian food inaccessible: Ingredients, it’s time-consuming, or even not having enough skill to create tasty dishes. Never...
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‘SNL KOREA’S COMEDIAN TO BE INVESTIGATED FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Shortly after a video of female comedian(s) on SNL Korea grabbing K-pop group, B1A4 members’ private parts (?) was uploaded on 26th of October, the fans went livid. So SNL Korea made an apology via Facebook as follows. “Hello, this is SNL...
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Throwback Thursday: K-Pop Songs Time Forgot Part 1

The K-Pop scene is a saturated market that has many big-named groups like BIGBANG, EXO, Super Junior, and SHINHWA among many others. In-between those groups, there are some decent songs from groups and singers that get lost in the competitive fray,...
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Quickie: Babyz Unite, Donate to Build School in B.A.P’s Name

B.A.P mean a lot to many of their fans, and these feelings extend past their music as fans appreciate their charitable efforts as well. As the season of giving is upon us, Babyz and Warriorz followed in B.A.P and Bang Yongguk’s charitable...
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