Why Are Fans Problematic?: EXP, Jaden Smith, CoCo Avenue

In the past decade or so, Korean music has transformed dramatically and with that change, comes a diversity in fans; in aspects of both generation and region. Now,...

Kim Hyun Joong Vindicated After Ex’s Conviction

The Kim Hyun Joong scandal is close to an end. He has been embroiled in a legal battle with his ex-girlfriend since August 2014 when she filed assault...

K-Drama Preview: Prison Playbook

Hello Dramatics and welcome back to another K-Drama Preview! Today I will be discussing the Korean Drama Prison Playbook. This drama has a huge and exciting cast...
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The Problem With Westernizing Korean Food

Fried food, burgers, waffles, cheese in a can- sound familiar? It should if you’re from the West, but for Koreans, these are all still relatively new items....

Third Guy From The Left

BTS takes Twitter by storm once again. It seems that everywhere K-pop super group BTS goes, people are stricken first by their good looks. Any red carpet these...

NCT 2018 Is Finally Here: ‘Empathy’ Album Review Part 2

This is a continuation of my NCT 2018 'Empathy' album review! Part one is here. I was so excited about 'BOSS' and 'GO' that I skipped 'Baby Don't Stop'! I wrote...
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K-Beauty: Blithe Splash Mask First Impressions

K-Beauty is all about innovation in products and methods to improve the skin’s condition. From effectiveness to convenience, K-Beauty continues to strive and succeed to master it...

5 Asian-American Artists That Can Change the Game

Since BTS performed at the AMAs, American fans have begun to question their whole existence. No doubt American artists are likely looking for the “next big thing”...

Na Haeun Is ‘So Special’ But So Young

Last week, young performer, Na Haeun, made her debut with an original song and music video for her single, 'So Special'. For those who aren't familiar with...

[Music Review] Haze by Kim Hyun Joong

On Dec 2nd 2017, mega-star Kim Hyun Joong dropped his fifth mini-album, Haze, while simultaneously starting his world tour with the same title. KHJ is returning to...

BTS Opens the Door For Asian Representation in US Music Scene

Last night Korean boy band BTS made history by being the first K-pop group to perform on an American awards show, the American Music Awards. Not only...

KCON NY 2017 DAY 1: Concert Recap

Every Summer, K-Pop fans in and around the New Jersey and Los Angeles areas look forward to debateably the most important get-together in the collective community. Full...

[New Music Find] DEMIE -Chungdam Models

5A LABEL, the home of Justin Park, recently released music from their youngest artist, DEMIE. DEMIE, better known by her stage name as YungDemi, is an up-and- coming...

The Reason Dating Is A Scandal In K-pop

With all of the dating tea being spilled recently, one must wonder if 2018 is the year dating stops being a scandal in K-pop. It's doubtful, but...

DIA VS. SF9: Sweet Beginnings And Bitter Ends

One of the beauties of K-pop is the wide variety of musical tastes that can be catered to. From bubblegum pop to emotional ballads, there’s really no...

[MUSIC REVIEW] First Time’s the Charm by Alan Z

Although this isn't that new of a release, its the latest release from independent artist Alan Z. Alan was recently featured in our 5 Asian-American Artist That...
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Confessions of 40 Year Old K-pop Fan

Technically I am a K-drama fan that ended up loving K-pop by extension. I also just turned 41 in October, but that number didn't sound as good...

EXO ‘Universe’ Winter Album Review

Once again, EXO brings us a special winter album with the December 26th release of 'Universe'. Fans of the group have long ago learned to anticipate the mellow,...

Red Velvet Is Back With ‘Bad Boy’

One of my favorite girl groups, Red Velvet, is back with a repackage of their second album. 'The Perfect Red Velvet' has just been released, and along...

NCT 2018 Is Finally Here: ‘Empathy’ Album Review

If you're keeping up with my articles then you know just how hard NCT came to snatch my attention this year. One of my favorite YouTubers says they are...

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