Rookie Boy Group ChAOS Releases Comeback MV for “Racer”

Rookie boy group ChAOS makes their comeback this week with their first mini album and music video for title track “Racer.” “Racer” is a powerful upbeat electric synth track with lyrics about a guy determined to make a girl his. Consisting of Hee Jae, Dong Min, Hyun Sun, Du Hwan and Park Taeyang, they made their debut in January with their first single “She is Coming.” A mon...

G.NA Likes Yoon Doo Joon the Best Out of BEAST Members?

G.NA recently revealed how she felt about BEAST‘s leader, Yoon Doo Joon. On a recent episode of QTV’s “4minute’s Travel Maker,” G.NA made an appearance. G.NA left for a trip to Busan along with the other 4minute members. They took a luxurious yacht and sailed across to Haeundae and shared their honest feelings with one another. G.NA said, “I’m curious as t...

Lee Shi Young Wins National Amateur Boxing Championship

Actress Lee Shi Young became the new female amateur boxing champion. On July 26, Lee Shi Young outpointed last year’s champion Ji Yoon Jin by 10 to 7 in the final round of the 33rd Annual National Female Amateur Boxing Championship in 48kg class. Previously, Lee Shi Young became female amateur boxing champion in Seoul during regional rounds in preparation for the national championship. Netiz...

f(x)’s Luna Joins “Immortal Song”

Luna of f(x) will be joining KBS “Immortal Song 2” in August. An official from KBS variety show department announced, “Luna will be a regular member of ‘Immortal Song.’ Since she has impressed many viewers and listeners on various stages, we have high expectations of her. She will bring in something new to the show.” Previously, Luna was originally casted to joi...

After School’s LIzzy is Confident in Her Body

After School‘s Lizzy appeared on the most recent episode of SBS “Strong Heart” and talked about how her body has been underappreciated and underestimated within After School. She revealed a picture of herself from After School’s newly released album “Flashback.” The picture shows Lizzy in a corset-like sexy lingerie. Lizzy said, “Everyone thinks my body is...

Male Idols and Their Ideal Types

Curious about your favorite idol’s ideal type? Scroll through the following pages to find out!  SHINee Onew: A nice girl who has a pretty figure and can sing well Jonghyun: Someone with a pretty smile, pale face, and thin red lips Key: An honest and confident woman who is also very stylish Minho: A good-natured and pretty girl Taemin: A petite girl who is cute and kindhearted and only looks...

South Korean Films: How Do They Portray North Koreans?

In the Republic of Korea, besides issues with Japan, North Korea is constantly looming around in the back of the people’s collective consciousness. Why am I suddenly writing about this? On July 6, we wrote about North Korea having a girl group that can be considered similar to the Girls’ Generation. It looks as though there were rumors that the First Lady (Lee Sul Joo) to the current leader of No...

JYP Official Announcement: 2PM’s Nichkhun Will Take Some Time off for Self Reflection

It looks as though 2PM’s Nichkhun will take some time off for self-reflection regarding his recent drunk-driving accident. JYP Entertainment stated on their official website on July 26, “Nichkhun wanted to give a statement of being very sorry. He would like to take some time off for self-reflection. He would like to appear in front of fans and Korean citizens with a new heart.” Nichkhun will not b...

[Exclusive] MBC Star Audition in Los Angeles Special Autographed CD Giveaway

Hey Soompiers! MBC Star Audition will be soon stopping in Los Angeles! On August 12th, contestants will be given a chance to compete for a cash prize and a chance to debut as a pop singer in Korea. To celebrate this occasion, Soompi is giving away twelve signed CDs! You can win one of the following awesome autographed albums: SISTAR (“Loving U” single), CN Blue (3rd mini-album), APink (1st album),...

[Soompi Shop] 2PM Jang Woo Young’s “23, Male, Single” Package – Win a Signed Polaroid!

2PM’s Jang Woo Young released his first solo album “23, Male, Single” on July 7. But now here is your chance to purchase your own copy through Soompi Shop! This album is an absolute must-own item for all Jang Woo Young fans. If you purchase the album, you will get a chance to win a signed polaroid photo. (Details are listed below) The album contains 7 songs, including the title track “Sexy Lady.” ...

Juniel Features in a Spread for CeCi Magazine

Rookie singer Juniel, who just debuted on the Korean music scene in June reveals more of her charms in her first fashion pictorial. CeCi Magazine captured the young singer-songwriter in the appearance of a pure artist. The photos recently revealed to the public show Juniel in a natural and innocent white outfit, carrying flowers in an ice cream cone, which brings about the feel of the colorful sum...

Brown Eyed Girls’ Narsha Snaps Selca with Soompi Hat!

Following Ga In and JeA, Brown Eyed Girls’ Narsha updated her twitter with a new selca sporting the mesh cap produced by Soompi Shop! On July 25, Narsha tweeted, “Brown Eyed Girls” along with a photo. In the photo, Narsha is showing off her usual beauty as she updated her fans with her current state. Narsha is sporting the vintage-looking, Brown Eyed Girls-labeled mesh cap with h...