MBLAQ Releases a Haunting Instrumental Teaser for “MONSTER”

A brief audio teaser for MBLAQ‘s comeback was released today on their official YouTube channel. With a haunting instrumental melody, this 26 second long teaser end with the words “Monster.” The group is expected to make their comeback sometime this month. MBLAQ previously came back in March with their sixth mini album “Broken,” featuring their title track “Be A Man.” Since “Be A...

Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle: Semifinals

Welcome back to the Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle! It’s now time for the semifinals, featuring… drumroll… GD, Zelo, Amber, and Rap Monster! After heated battles, all four quarterfinal rounds ended with an average difference of 55 to 45. Each matchup contained its own drama. Zelo’s win over T.O.P was perhaps the “quietest” of them all; perhaps BIGBANG fans could f...

Lee Seung Gi Voted as Top CF Model by Netizens for the Month of August

Singer and actor Lee Seung Gi has been chosen as the top CF (commercial film) model by netizens for the month of August. On September 2, The Korean Federation of Advertising Associations (KFAA) revealed, “With the enthusiastic support of netizens, Lee Seung Gi took charge of the number one spot for August, earning a total of 101,280 votes. In second place is actor Kim Soo Hyun, who earned 55,654 v...

Taeyeon Didn’t Expect Seohyun to Join Girls’ Generation

Despite being a part of a world famous girl group, Girls’ Generation members Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun are regular girls who likes shopping and talking about anything. One of the topics they have touched on is the moment their youngest member entered the group. On this week’s episode of OnStyle‘s “The TaeTiSeo“, Tiffany expressed her fondness of the 12-year-old Seo...

BoA Reveals Album Cover for “Who’s Back”

BoA shared the album cover of her official eighth full album in Japan, “Who’s Back?” BoA posted on her Instagram on September 2, “’Who’s Back?’ is finally in my hands! It’s to be released on the third.” In the picture, BoA took a close shot of her album cover. “Who’s Back?” is her newest album in Japan in four years and seven months since “Identity,” the seventh full album released in Japan in Feb...

GLAM’s Dahee Gives Official Statement Regarding Blackmail Threat to Lee Byung Hun

Dahee of girl group GLAM, who has been revealed to be one of the two women blackmailing actor Lee Byung Hun, has come forward with an official statement by her agency. On September 2, her agency Big Hit Entertainment commented to local news outlet Star News, “Dahee’s manager met with her during a visit to the police station. Dahee admitted to her actions and wanted to express her apolo...

Kim Hyun Joong Enters Police Station for Questioning About Assault Charges

On September 2, actor and singer Kim Hyun Joong entered a police station as a defendant against charges of assault from girlfriend “A.” He had been summoned for questioning by the police station at the end of August, but because of his scheduled concert in China, his agency requested the date be moved to early September. Although there were a large group of reporters in front of the po...

SISTAR Confirmed to Appear on “SNL Korea” as Hosts

SISTAR will be making an appearance on tvN’s popular late-night show, “SNL Korea.” The news was confirmed by a representative of tvN on September 4, saying, “SISTAR will be appearing on ‘SNL Korea’ as hosts.” Having released their special remix album “Sweet & Sour” on August 26, the group is currently in the midst of active promotions. Cont...

Jung Woo Sung Picks Up Smoking Again For Role in “Madam Bluff”

After being smoke-free for almost six years, actor Jung Woo Sung confessed that he is back to smoking cigarettes since he needed it for his role in the upcoming movie, “Madam Bluff.” At the production presentation of “Madam Bluff” held today, September 2, Jung Woo Sung revealed his efforts to play the role of Shim Hak Gyu, a character who is conflicted with the forthcoming ...