Louis Vuitton to Pour Investment into YG Entertainment

One of the world’s best-known luxury brands, Louis Vuitton, is reportedly progressing towards an unprecedented move to invest in South Korea’s entertainment industry. According to a report, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton is currently working on an investment deal worth around an estimated 100 billion won (or around 97.1 million USD) with YG Entertainment. This is roughly 15-20% of YG...

Happy International Left-Handers’ Day! Say Hello to These K-Pop and K-Drama Lefties!

August 13 is International Left-Handers’ Day! Today we celebrate the approximate 10 percent of the population who do things “the opposite way.” In the olden days, left-handedness was considered a sort-of abnormality and an indication of aberrant behavior. This explains why there are few South Koreans, particularly within the older generation, who are proudly left-handed, as many ...

Jun Ji Hyun Promotes Travel to Korea

Jun Ji Hyun fulfills her popular “My Love from the Star” character Cheon Song Yi’s claim as “the face of Hallyu” in her new real-life duty, becoming the honorary ambassador for the Korea Tourism Organization.  On August 12, the actress received a plaque from Korea Tourism Organization President Byun Chu Seok in an appointment ceremony held in Seoul. Her appointment ri...

ZE:A’s Park Hyung Sik and Seo Kang Joon Face Off in “Why Are Families Being Li...

It’s Park Hyung Sik vs. Seo Kang Joon in a recently released still from “Why Are Families Being Like This?” In anticipation of its August 16 premiere, a photo of Park Hyung Sik and Seo Kang Joon, as their characters Cha Dal Bong and Yoon Eun Ho in what seems to be a hot confrontation scene is out to tease viewers. The two gentlemen face each other with menacing looks give off the...

Second Spin: Gee, Here Are Some More of “The Best” Girls’ Generation Und...

Second Spin puts the spotlight on songs that have remained out of it. It’s the chance to showcase some of the unpromoted tracks that are overshadowed by the signature songs in the featured artists’ discography. It has been seven years since the young ladies–indeed, girls of Girls’ Generation came into the scene with “Into the New World,” a happy, positive anthem that began the journey to bec...

FNC Entertainment Establishes “Global Centers” to Train Overseas Artists

FNC Entertainment moves towards spreading its influence in the entertainment business further. According to a report on August 5 , the management agency behind the careers of FT Island, CNBlue, Juniel, AOA, and N.Flying is in the works of establishing training institutions it calls “global centers,” in affiliation with FNC Academy. The primary aim of the FNC Global Centers is to become...

Second Spin: Welcome to the “Paradise” of INFINITE’s Underrated Tracks

Second Spin puts the spotlight on songs that have remained out of it. It’s the chance to showcase some of the unpromoted tracks that are overshadowed by the signature songs in the featured artists’ discography. INFINITE comes across as one of the hardest working groups in K-Pop, releasing singles and album cuts in rapid succession and frequently going on a promotional schedule that keep Inspirits ...