2PM’s Nichkhun Makes a Settlement with Motorcyclist He Hit

On August 2, a representative of 2PM’s agency JYP Entertainment stated, “On July 31, Nichkhun and the motorcyclist involved in the accident came to an agreement and made a settlement.” Although a settlement has been reached things are not over yet. The representative continued, “We will go through with the other procedures and if there are extra police investigations we will comply. A police inves...

Super Junior to Release Repackage Album “SPY”

Super Junior will release a repackage version of their 6th album titled “SPY.” This album will contain 4 new songs. The song will first be released online on August 5 then it will be released offline on August 6. The new song that will be featured for this new album is titled “SPY.” It is an urban dance song that will remind one of James Bond films. Another new song “Only U” is written by Leeteuk ...

K-Pop Songs to Make Love to: The Full One-Night Experience

You know, Soompi Users never cease to amaze me. I remember always fearing backlashes from melkimx and/or Soompi (God bless their souls) when I would write something a little too inappropriate or over PG-13. But, in my experience Soompi Users have good taste, don’t get offended, and know it’s just for fun! It was the same case for my article, “K-Pop Songs to Make Love to.” Originally I wanted to go...

T-ara Hwayoung Visits Another Agency: “Only for Support and Consolation”

Currently it appears as though the T-ara Hwayoung controversy is starting to wind down. On July 31, it was announced by Core Contents Media (Hereafter, CCM) that Hwayoung’s contract would be extinguished. Afterwards, because of the media and Netizen backlash, the CEO Kim Kwang Soo ended up reporting that he met with Hwayoung’s parents. He also reported on the fact that Hwayoung and her sister Hyoy...

Rain Writes Letter to Fans, R2B Actors, and Director

Rain wrote a letter for fans, the director of the film he appears in “R2B: Return to Base” (Hereafter, R2B) and the other actors in the film. The letter was revealed during an event to promote R2B on July 31. He began with, “Since one year and 5 months ago, I remember spending those hot summer days at the air base and military air force academy. It only seemed like yesterday but I am so deeply mov...

T-ara Wars: Here It Is from the Beginning…

So… with the T-ara Hwayoung controversy going on and us reporting so much news about it, I thought I’d take this opportunity to write a gallery that would be more lighthearted but still give a comprehensive look at how Core Contents Media ended up in this mess. (For you people that haven’t been following the news, T-ara’s Hwayoung was ejected from the group but it appears that sh...

SISTAR’s Bora: “I Hated Competing Against 4minute”

SISTAR’s Bora revealed that she didn’t like having the structure of the relationship with 4minute which was competition. SISTAR and 4minute appeared on the cable channel QTV’s “4minute’s Trouble Maker.” On the show, Bora stated, “SISTAR and 4minute have always released their new songs at the same time. We have always been compared with 4minute. Wherever we go we get compared with 4minute. The comp...

CCM CEO: “Hwayoung and Sister Visited We Had a Deep Talk”

T-ara’s agency Core Contents Media (Hereafter, CCM) stated, “Hwayoung and her sister Hyoyoung visited the CEO Kim Kwang Soo on July 31 at 10:57pm without warning and had a deep talk together.” Through a press release a representative of CCM stated, “Hwayoung talked about what had going on through her tweet at 10:33pm, (here is the link) and then went to go meet the CEO Kim Kwang Soo at 10:57pm to ...

Korean Cultural Service New York to Host 2012 NY K-Pop Festival! Join the Contest!

The Korean Cultural Service New York (KCSNY) is hosting a 2012 New York K-Pop Festival! This festival is continuing on from last year’s success. Here’s your chance to enter the “2012 World K-Pop Festival” in Korea! If you are 1st place you will be qualified to have a chance to be one of the 15 contestants that will be selected from all around the world to attend the “2012 World K-Pop Festival.” Ho...

K-Pop Songs to Make Love To!

Previously I had a conversation with friends, because I was curious about Korean songs that can make a “romantic atmosphere.” (Yes the title says “Make Love” as in literally make love, romance!) Most Korean songs contain lyrics that talk about love, but it is hard to find idol songs that might make a romantic atmosphere while you are eating steak in the candlelight, drinking a glass of wine togeth...