Tag: K-pop

K-pop fans take over #WhiteLivesMatter hashtag to drown out racism

K-Pop fans took to Twitter with the hashtag #whitelivesmatter in a move to support anti-racism. The move drowned out white-supremacist messages with irrelevant or anti-racist posts. On Wednesday morning, the hashtag trended on Twitter. Fans of K-Pop groups like BTS, MONSTA X and BLACKPINK have...

Here are 5 K-pop idols joining the military this month

In the midst of the coronavirus lockdown, fans have been looking forward to K-pop idol comebacks, debuts and more. But with the good news of having our K-pop idols back in the scene, there is also a time to bid farewell to our K-pop...

South Korean girl group to debut with Indonesian member

In South Korea, it is not surprising that a new group forms every once in a while. A new girl group consisting of five members named Secret Number is preparing its debut this month. What is interesting to note is that one of the...

BLACKPINK goes against TWICE in top girl band match

This upcoming summer, two top girl bands TWICE and BLACKPINK will be going against each other in a K-pop match. TWICE made its debut in 2015 while BLACKPINK debuted a year later. These girl groups are responsible for cementing the success of K-pop and...

K-pop voice coach shares about teaching BTS, TWICE and Kang Daniel

Many K-pop stars achieved success over the past few years but they did not get there without some help. Voice coach Kim Sung-eun has coached K-pop stars such as members of BTS, TWICE and solo artist Kang Daniel. Sharing from the office of the...

K-pop star Jaejoong’s April Fool’s prank about Covid-19 goes horribly wrong

Wednesday (Apr 1) – On April 1, K-pop star and former JYJ group member, Kim Jaejoong, decided to address his 1.9 million followers on his Instagram account to announce that he was positive for Covid-19. A post from the website allkpop.com shared a translation of...

Fans can learn to speak Korean with BTS and their new weekly web series

Thursday (Mar 26) – BTS and their record label, Bit Hit Entertainment, have just announced that they will be launching a new web series to help fans learn how to speak Korean. The K-pop group, who will put 30 sessions up on the Weverse site...

Former K-pop star Hyuna springs surprise on fans

Former Nine Muses leader and vocalist Hyuna announced via Instagram on Sunday (March 22) that she is 27 weeks pregnant. The video that she posted on her page had the caption "Don't be surprised" and an uploaded ultrasound scan of the foetus moving. It showed...

Fans of K-pop’s Blackpink superstar Lisa pummel Thai cafe

A Bangkok cafe drew the wrath of thousands of fans of K-pop girl group Blackpink, following "inappropriate" comments posted by the owner about a visit from Thai superstar member Lalisa Manoban. Referred to as "Lisa" by fans, the Thai member of South Korean pop group...

Three reasons to look forward to the star-studded 2019 KBS Song Festival

The long-awaited 2019 KBS Song Festival has finally arrived. KBS has teased three reasons why viewers should tune-in to the annual year-end music show ahead of tonight's live broadcast. Reason 1: Star-studded lineup of performers and MCs. A lineup of 24 groups and over 150 K-pop...