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...
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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....
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YTMV #11: Nano, Taeyeon, OOHYO, Dreamcatcher and More! | Music Videos of the Week

YTMV (Youtube Music Video) our weekly music highlighting series in which we talk about 4 new Korean music video releases, 1 underrated Korean artist, 1 Korean throwback...

[NEW MUSIC FIND] Wheesung (RealSlow) Featuring Hash Swan – Aroma

Don't let the title of this article fool you. Wheesung and Hash Swan aren't new artists at all. Their song, Aroma, came out a few months ago...

Welcome Back to Seoulwave!

Greets and Salutations Seoulsurfers! It has certainly been a long time since Seoulwave's primary website was up and running. For those of you who have been wondering...what the...

[K-Food Trends] Cotton Candy Clouds On Your Soft Serve

Korean trends don’t end with eye-popping idol fashion and skincare that’ll leave you looking perfectly dewy and polished. Desserts and snacks are being invigorated with innovative designs,...

HyunA Celebrates Ten Years With New MV ‘Lip & Hip’

A lot has happened this year for K-pop superstar HyunA. 2017 marks the ten-year anniversary of her debut to the K-music scene, and back in February after...

Twice Brings Holiday Cheer with ‘Heart Shaker’ MV

Tis' the season for K-pop groups to bring us their holiday greetings! This year, girl group TWICE (JYP Entertainment) has released a winter repackage album titled 'Merry...

The Dilemma With K-Celebrity Scandals and International Fans

Now that K-pop’s global popularity has proven its sustainability, should Korean entertainment companies be more considerate of international fans opinions? In the six years I’ve been a...

[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...
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[K-Food Trends] Thick Waffles With Ice Cream and Jam

Located in South Korea’s second-largest city, Busan, is a tiny waffle shop that first opened its doors in 2014 by the name of Waffle Khan. Forget traditional...

KARD First Comeback

A few days ago, co-ed K-Pop hit KARD won the Best New Artist award at the Asia Artist Awards. Hot on the tail of their victory, the...

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,...

[K-Food Trends] Cherry Blossom Treats

Happy Tuesday Seoulsurfer Foodies! It’s time for another K-Food Trend ^__^ Cherry Blossom season might be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in cherry blossom goods...

KARD Holds Ace up The Sleeve With Best New Artist Win

November 15th kicked off the beginning of awards season for the K-music scene with the Asia Artist Awards taking place in Seoul. Amongst the nominees for the...

B.A.P Returns with ‘Hands Up’

Once again, B.A.P delivers a powerful, anthem style song with their new single 'Hands Up' off of their latest album, 'Ego'. When the teaser came out, fans...

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...
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K-Beauty: Cute Character Collabs You Can’t Resist!

Woohoo! The Seoulwave website is back in action, and so are your weekly doses of K-Beauty with Huma! Let’s start our comeback off right with… Well, the...

MAMA Awards in Hong Kong Winners

On December 1st, 2017's MAMA awards in Hong Kong were held at the Asia World-Expo Arena. The highly anticipated ceremony and performances marked the final night of...

B.A.P Tesases With ‘Hands Up’ Trailer

Gearing up for a comeback that looks like it's going to be dark and powerful, K-pop boy group B.A.P of TS Entertainment released a trailer for their...

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