Complete Breakdown of Seungri Scandal Part 1.5: Burning Sun- Tax Evasion, Drugs, Sexual Assault & Prostitution

In this part of the breakdown, I am giving a timeline of everything that happened with Burning Sun after the assault of Kim, which includes the discovery of tax evasion, drug use and distribution, and the sexual assault and prostitution of women. February 4th: Dispatch Reports On Possible Prostitution At Burning Sun Dispatch releases a complete report on Burning Sun and the organization of the company … Continue reading Complete Breakdown of Seungri Scandal Part 1.5: Burning Sun- Tax Evasion, Drugs, Sexual Assault & Prostitution

Complete Breakdown of Seungri Scandal Part 1: Burning Sun

Following the CCTV footage of the assault of Kim Sang Kyo being released, Seungri of Big Bang, his club Burning Sun and it’s employees, as well as a number of celebrities are being investigated for a number of cases from prostitution, sex tapes, tax evasion, drug use and distribution, rape, and more. Here is a breakdown of everything that has happened over the last two … Continue reading Complete Breakdown of Seungri Scandal Part 1: Burning Sun

Let’s Talk About Jay Park & The Tired Song and Dance of Celebrities Not Wanting To Take Accountability

Jay Park, as we all know, is the former Kpop boy band member turned CEO. He currently heads up labels AOMG and H1GHR Music, the latter featuring artists from his his hometown of Seattle, Washington. Yesterday, one his H1GHR Music artists, Avatar Darko, a white man originally from Estonia, responded to what I can only imagine is long time criticism about his choice to wear … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Jay Park & The Tired Song and Dance of Celebrities Not Wanting To Take Accountability

[Shout Out to 2018] Top 100 Songs of 2018 Part 2: 50-1

Qualifications: Released December 10th to December 15th Check out part one of my ‘Top 100 Songs of 2018’ here list , and at the end of part two is a full Spotify playlist of 100 songs. 50 Love Is You ft. 블루디 (Blue.D) by 승리 (Seungri) Album: The Great Seungri | Release: July 20, 2018 | Listen While Seungri can hold his own with Retro Pop track like … Continue reading [Shout Out to 2018] Top 100 Songs of 2018 Part 2: 50-1

[Shout Out to 2018] Top 100 Songs of 2018 Part 1: 100-51

Qualifications: Released December 10th to December 15th In 2018, social justice and health took center stage in Kpop and Korean Entertainment. The year started in mourning following the suicide of SHINee’s Jonghyun and the passing of Seo Minwoo of 100%. Simultaneously, the #MeToo movement reached South Korea and sparked the reopening of the late actress Jang Ja Yeon’s case that followed her 2009 suicide. We … Continue reading [Shout Out to 2018] Top 100 Songs of 2018 Part 1: 100-51

Red Velvet Coming To The U.S On RedMare Tour In February

Red Velvet have proven themselves as one of Kpop’s top girl groups with a number of their albums topping music vharts in both Korea and the U.S. After pulling off a successful fanmeet in Chicago back in April 2018, Red Velvet are now their are gearing up a tour. SubKulture announced that Red Velvet will going where few other Kpop girl groups have and kicking off … Continue reading Red Velvet Coming To The U.S On RedMare Tour In February

Talent, Creativity & Dedication Come Together For DPR Live Performance At Terminal 5 In NYC

DPR Live’s CTYL Tour will touch down in a whopping 22 cities, and on September 30th he kicked off the North American leg of his first World Tour on in Vancouver. We were able to catch him live in NYC when he performed at Terminal 5 on October 5th.   After hour wait which included sightings from Ted Park and JRE, the night kicked off at 8:30pm with … Continue reading Talent, Creativity & Dedication Come Together For DPR Live Performance At Terminal 5 In NYC

DPR Live Kicks Of World Tour In September

DPR Live quickly became a favourite with his debut album “Coming To You Live“ in March 2017 which featured some the biggest names in Korean Hip Hop, Crush, Dumbfoundead, Loco, Jay Park, Dean, Kim Hyo Eun & G2, and now a little over a year and another album, two singles, and a number of features later, DPR Live is embarking on a much anticipated world … Continue reading DPR Live Kicks Of World Tour In September

[Playlist] 57 Korean Songs For Summer ’18

‘Tis the season of beach bods, short shorts, and Summer bops! I am super partial to the EDM/Tropical House songs that signal warm times are back again, so I put together a playlist of 57 Korean songs for you to soak up rays to. I know there are tons of other k-songs that give all the summer vibes that I missed, so feel free to … Continue reading [Playlist] 57 Korean Songs For Summer ’18

#MeToo in South Korea: Justice For Jang Ja Yeon Nearly 10 Years In The Making

Trigger Warning: This piece discusses suicide and sexual assault March 7, 2009, Jang Ja Yeon’s body was found hanging in her home in Bundang district, Seongnam, Gyeonggi province by her sister who she had called earlier in the day to talk of “overwhelming stress.” Jang Ja Yeon’s career was picking up after playing high school mean girl, Sunny aka Park Seon Ja, in the wildly popular … Continue reading #MeToo in South Korea: Justice For Jang Ja Yeon Nearly 10 Years In The Making

What I’m Listening To: April 2018

The month of April saw the release of the first batch of summer jams, and some chill numbers. Plus a bop that made it’s way back into my rotation for ‘Back For Me.’ Artist: Penomeco | Album: Good Morning (Single) | Release: March 22, 2018 Good Morning ft. 카더가든 (Car, the garden) Penomeco goes on trip down memory lane with single “Good Morning.” With this single … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: April 2018

Passion & Potential Were On Full Display For H1GHR Music’s NYC Performance

H1GHR Music took it’s SXSW showcase on the road for their first North American tour, and we went to the NYC stop to get our own look and listen of the highly anticipated new Jay Park label. New signee, Ted Park, fresh off making an appearance on Dumbfoundead’s Yikes Tour, kicked off the show (which started earlier than advertised), performing his recent releases “Broke” and … Continue reading Passion & Potential Were On Full Display For H1GHR Music’s NYC Performance

What I’m Listening To: March, 2018

March came in like a lion and is leaving us with bangers. Let’s jump right into the songs I was jam out to this past month. Artist: BIGBANG | Album: 꿏길 (Single) | Release: March 13, 2018 꿏길 (Flower Road) My favs bid farewell to fans, as Dae Sung enlisted, with this tidy little bop. The nature of “Flower Road” is typical, it’s all about … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: March, 2018

Review: Super Duper by Super Junior

Super Junior dropped single “Super Duper,” a sort of teaser for their April comeback in the form of a SM Station release. I absolutely see why this song didn’t make it as an official Super Junior release and just one for SM Station. It’s noisy, and a bit cluttered and not much is going on lyrically. The instrumental alone actually sounds great as a club … Continue reading Review: Super Duper by Super Junior

What I’m Listening To: February, 2018

Let’s jump right into the February 2018 ‘What I’m Listening To.’ Album: | Release 잘가라 (Goodbye) Artist: Hong Jin Young I. LOVE. TROT. MUSIC. Hong Jin Young is the darling of Trot music, and for good reason. She is younger than your typical trot singer, and the youthfulness she brings to the this style of music makes the already versatile genre even more fresh and easy … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: February, 2018