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Reporter : Dong Sun-hwa
Mon, December 4, 2023 | 15:38
[INTERVIEW] After 'Boys Planet,' PENTAGON's Hui learns bad can be good too
When cable channel Mnet floated teasers for its new audition program “Boys Planet” earlier this year, it immediately became the talk of the town thanks to one contestant - Hui. The frontman of K-pop boy group PENTAGON seemingly had no reason to participate in a competition show for yet-to-debut idol trainees. But the young performer, whose real name is Lee Hoe-taek, still thr...
[INTERVIEW] Adoptee Peter Thurnwald plays Korean adoptee in 'XO, Kitty'
Among the cast members of Netflix's upcoming rom-com series, “XO, Kitty,” Peter Thurnwald probably plays a character most resembling its actor. Thurnwald, who was born in Korea and adopted by his Australian parents when he was six-month-old, assumes the role of Alex Finnerty, an Australia-raised Korean adoptee.
'Queencard': (G)I-DLE spreads message of self-love
Beauty is timeless and fleeting; nebulous and retreating. It is many things to many people. But to K-pop girl group (G)I-DLE, it is all about adoring oneself.
NCT's Taeyong to drop first solo album 'SHALALA' on June 5
Taeyong of K-pop boy group NCT will kick off his solo journey with the mini-album “SHALALA,” June 5. The 27-year-old is the first NCT member to make an official solo debut.
[INTERVIEW] Meet New Hope Club, a 'Super Chic' British pop trio
British pop trio New Hope Club - consisting of Reece Bibby, Blake Richardson and George Smith - first turned heads in Korea in 2020 with its dance-pop track, “Know Me Too Well.”
From J-pop to animated films, Japanese culture catches on in Korea
Japan has long been a close but distant neighbor to Korea. The two countries are geographically close, but their relationship is full of twists such as the unresolved legacies of Japan's forced colonial rule of Korea in 1910-45.
[INTERVIEW] FIFTY FIFTY's chief producer SIAHN shares his formula for success
Hardly anyone expected a rookie girl group from a new K-pop label to land a song on the Billboard main singles chart only 130 days after its debut. But FIFTY FIFTY has achieved what seemed to be impossible with its February release, “Cupid,” becoming the fastest K-pop group to pull off such a feat.
Mnet's survival show 'Queendom Puzzle' to premiere on June 13
“Queendom Puzzle,” a new survival show by cable channel Mnet, is set to air its first episode on June 13. In “Queendom Puzzle,” the members of different K-pop girl groups and female artists will vie against one another to join a new project group.
'Welcome to MY World': aespa invites people to 'real world'
K-pop girl group aespa has returned to the “real world” after defeating its longtime enemy - Black Mamba - in the virtual world known as Kwangya.
HYBE's new boy group BOYNEXTDOOR gears up for debut
BOYNEXTDOOR, a new K-pop group by BTS' management company HYBE, is set to debut with three lead singles on May 30. The six-piece act is the first boy group launched by KOZ Entertainment - HYBE's sub-label which was established by rapper-producer Zico in 2019.
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