Hyungdon & Daejun Drop Amusing “Park You” Teaser

Hip hop duo Hyungdon & Daejun have uploaded a teaser video ahead of the upcoming release of their comeback single, “Park You.” The track, the group’s first new material since February last year, is set to drop at noon on July 14. Hyungdon & Daejun is comprised of television comedians and entertainers Jung Hyung Don and Defconn. So far, they have mustered a total of five music releases sin...

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Ailee and 2LSON Drop Powerful and Heartwarming Ballad “I’m in Love” + MV

2LSON’s fifth “re;code” project, a collaboration with Ailee called “I’m in Love,” was released today along with the music video. “re;code Episode 5” is a remake of producing trio 2LSON’s 2011 release “I’m in Love,” this time armed with the powerful vocals of Ailee. Ailee, after hearing the original version of the song, immediately agreed to do the remake despite her busy schedule. Listen to the so...

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B1A4 Spots a UFO in Latest “Solo Day” Teaser

Seems like the plotline of B1A4‘s upcoming mini-album “Solo Day” is thickening! While enjoying some summertime fun at the beach, B1A4′s day takes an unexpected turn when the boys suddenly spot a mysterious object in the background. In turn, their faces hilariously reveal shock, and member Baro, who is deemed a space geek, may be getting his wish after all: spotting a UFO.  ...

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[Exclusive] Block B Autographed Shirts Giveaway + Special Interview!

Hi Soompiers! Soompi recently had a chance to sit down with Block B for an interview at their first U.S. tour, “2014 Blockbuster Live in the U.S.A.,” in Washington, D.C.! The boys talked about difficulties they went through while preparing for their upcoming July comeback, first impressions of each other, and answered several questions fans sent in through Soompi’s #AskBlockB eve...

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Oh Sang Jin and Girls’ Generation Sooyoung to Host the 2014 Miss Korea Pageant

TV personality Oh Sang Jin (“Man from the Stars“) and Girls’ Generation Sooyoung, according to the Miss Korea official webpage, will be hosting the 2014 Miss Korea Pageant, to be held on July 15 at 7PM (KST) at Olympic Hall in Seoul’s Olympic Park. Artists invited to the pageant to perform include DJ KOO, Fly to the Sky, DickPunks, K-Girls, pianist Shin Ji Ho, Jin Jung Hoon, and others...

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Did You Know… K-Pop?

Welcome to our “Did You Know K-Pop” series, filled with interesting and random facts of K-Pop and Korean entertainment. Sometimes interesting facts are mentioned in an article or interview, and are then never heard from again. Of course hardcore fans of artists and other K-celebs will have heard of these before, but they are still fun to mention, especially to those who are newer to the fandom. Ha...

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Soompi Ideal Type World Cup: FINAL ROUND

The moment of truth is upon us! Two guys and two girls have made it to the finals, but there is only room for two winners. Are your ideal types still in the game? The beginning of the last round seemed like a free-for-all, as several of the matches were split more or less evenly between the opponents, with the lead position moving back and forth. However, toward the end, there was one contestant i...

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Comedian Jo Hye Ryun Gets Married; Holds Small, Private Wedding Ceremony

Comedian Jo Hye Ryun got married at the end of last month! With a small ceremony at a restaurant, she married a two-year-younger businessman. The couple will not be holding another wedding ceremony. One official said, “They were being careful, and did not even take any pictures. With only the parents of the couple and children in attendance, they said simply said their vows and exchanged rings. To...

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FIESTAR to Release New Lyrics for “One More” After MBC’s Ban, MBC Cracki...

After FIESTAR’s song “One More” was banned by MBC for its suggestive lyrics, a representative said on July 10 to OSEN that the group would be releasing a new version of the lyrics. “The new lyrics will properly portray the smart phone game this time. Whether or not we will promote using the new lyrics has yet to be determined.” (See: FIESTAR’s “One More” Banned by MBC for Threesome References) On ...

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“Superstar K5″ Runner-Up Park Si Hwan Closes His Agency 5 Days After Announcin...

“Superstar K5” runner-up Park Si Hwan, just five days after announcing his own private entertainment company, turned around and announced that he wouldn’t be moving forward with the company. This past April, Park Si Hwan released his first album with CJ E&M. However, he parted ways with the agency after just two months. He announced on his Twitter on June 17: “It’s already been two months sinc...

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