M.Pire’s Lumin Receives Harsh Advice from Celebrity Father Seol Woon Do

Many say that wisdom comes with many years. Wonder what kind of advice a celebrity father gives to a celebrity son? M.Pire’s Lumin appeared on MBC’s “Human Documentary: People Are Great” July 5 broadcast with his father Seol Woon Do. The scene shows the family commuting when Seol Woon Do asks a production staff member, “Who filmed Tae Jin Ah’s episode? And is his son Eru really that popular in Ind...

Super Junior’s Shindong Tears Up on Last Day as “Shim Shim Ta Pa” Radio DJ: “Thank You for...

It’s official. Super Junior’s Shindong stepped down from his radio show “Shindong’s Shim Shim Ta Pa” last night on July 6. Kara’s Park Gyuri and comedian Lee Gook Joo were part of the lineup for his last broadcast. Shindong, who will be entering the military towards the end of the year, shared his regrets on leaving the show. “It’s not because someone’s kicking me out or even that I want to leave,...

Akdong Musician to Open Up About Family’s Past Financial Difficulties on “Healing Camp”

Akdong Musician, consisting of siblings Lee Chan Hyuk and Lee Soo Hyun, will open up about their difficult childhood. The duo recently appeared on the talk show set to film their episode. In regards to their family hardships, they’ve said, “Being homeschooled in Mongolia was the reason for our difficulties. We moved to Mongolia in elementary because our parents are missionaries. We started homesch...

f(x) Tops Eight Music Charts with “Red Light”

Girl group f(x) is back with third studio album “Red Light” and title track of the same name, and have quickly dominated eight online music charts including MelOn, Bugs, genie, Naver Music, and more. In some cases, other songs in the album including “Milk,” “All Night,” “Butterfly,” “Rainbow,” and “Dracula” were listed in the top ten spots in real time. “Red Light” is of the electronic house genre...

Park Ji Yoon Writes a Short Letter for Next “YooHoo” Teaser

Park Ji Yoon drops another image teaser ahead of her July 10 comeback. On July 6, MYSTIC89 released the teaser for title track “YooHoo” through their official SNS accounts. Unlike the other two teasers with passports, this teaser shows her short letter, which reads, “Hi, this is Ji Yoon. Finally, the third single project ‘YooHoo’ will soon be released. It’s a fun and cheerful summer track. Enjoy y...

Boy Group 100% Sings of Only “U Beauty” in MV

5-member boy group 100% dropped the music video for title track “U Beauty” off of its cool summer album “Sunkiss.” The group already started its promotion for the album on the main three broadcast stations’ respective music programs this past weekend, showing off their improved vocal and dance skills. “U Beauty” is a refreshing dance track that will help cool off the summer heat, incorporating the...

[Exclusive] On the Filming Set of KBS “A Song For You” with Super Junior’s Kangin, f(x)’s ...

Hey Soompiers! The Soompi Team was invited to the filming for the title sequence of KBS’ music program “A Song For You,” which took place at a studio in Gangnam, Seoul. Super Junior’s Kangin, labelmate f(x)’s Amber, and BTOB’s Sungjae were selected as the three MCs for the show’s third season. “A Song For You” is not just any music program, but is coined a “Global Request Show” as the content is l...

[Exclusive] Interview and Hot Seat Game with K-Pop Idol Group Boyfriend

6-member boy group Boyfriend returned with title track “Obsession” from the second mini album of the same name earlier last month. The boys invited the Soompi Team over to their agency’s studio for an interview. It was sad seeing Jeongmin hopping in due to a leg injury, but he was in good spirits as well as the rest of the group. We were originally just going to have an interview, but thought “Why...

Male Trio AirPlane Goes “Back to the Future” in MV

3-member group AirPlane dropped its fourth digital single “Back to the Future” and its music video on July 4. The music video is mostly filmed in black and white, with a few scenes pop in color. The vocal harmonies and instrumentation channels 1970s and 80s British rock. The electric guitar is heard largely throughout, while everything sans vocals and piano drop during the interlude, which the dru...

Park Ji Yoon Enjoys Summer Travel in More “YooHoo” Teasers

Park Ji Yoon drops more image teasers in preparation for her comeback on July 10 with summer single “YooHoo.” It follows the summer vacation concept of the first image teaser, which showed the front cover of a passport. One of the three teasers shows the first page of the passport, which has Park Ji Yoon’s photo along with her name, date of birth, and label MYSTIC89. In the other two photos, she i...