Son Dambi: “My Dad’s Stroke Was My Turning Point”

On the most recent episode of KBS “Star Life Theater,” Son Dam Bi revealed the reasons behind her diligence. She was done for the day’s worth of schedule, but did not stop practicing. She headed right back to her practice studio to get ready for and perfect her upcoming comeback stage.  A crew member of “Star Life Theater” asked Son Dam Bi, “Aren’t you exh...

“Gangnam Style” Got Banned?

Are you sick of “Gangnam Style”…yet? Even though it’s the most watched video on youtube this month, tweeted by many A-list American celebrities and covered by many well-known news stations world wide, there is someone out there who wants the song banned! There’s a picture that’s currently making rounds on the internet of Psy’s trademark “horse dance” stamped with the infamous red-colored ban...

Super Junior Performs Goodbye Stage for “Spy”

Super Junior completed their promotions for “Spy” today on Music Core and performed their goodbye stage. “Spy” was released on August 8 and was the repackaged album of “Sexy Free and Single.” The music video was released a few days later on August 13. It seems like this may be the last promotion cycle for leader Leeteuk ask he will have to begin his military ser...

MBC Music Core 09.01.12

After being busy with other activities, the TaeTiSeo trio returns to hosting Music Core this week. Today’s show featured the debut performance of LOEN Entertainment‘s girl group FIESTAR. Comeback performances were by ZE:A, B.A.P, Lee Jangwoo and Rumble Fish. There were also many goodbye stages today. BoA finished up promotions of “Only One” while labelmate Super Junior also...

ZE:A Makes Their Music Core Comeback With “Phoenix”

ZE:A made their comeback performance of “Phoenix” today on Music Core. While the Japanese version was released on August 24 as part of a new album, the Korean version was released on August 27 as a single. Both the Korean and Japanese music videos were also recently released, along with a making of video. Despite recently finishing up promotions for “Aftermath” from their Korean album ...

B.A.P Performs “Crash” for Music Core Comeback

After wrapping up promotions for “No Mercy” last week, B.A.P is already making their comeback with their repackaged mini album “Crash.” “Crash” is a very playful and energetic song, especially when compared to their previously promoted tracks. Their music video was revealed a few days ago and shares many behind the scenes happenings. The is produced by Duble Sid...

New Girl Group FIESTAR Has Their Debut Performance on Music Core

After releasing their debut music video for “Vista“ earlier this week, LOEN Entertainment‘s new girl group FIESTAR makes their Music Core debut performance today. The group’s name FIESTAR is a combination of the words “Fiesta” and “Star.” “Fiesta,” the Spanish word for festival, was used because they want to show how fun music is and that they are full of energy. “Star” is to sho...

[Exclusive] Soompi at the 2012 Seoul International Drama Awards

Soompi was invited to attend the 2012 Seoul International Drama Awards on behalf of French-Korean travel agency Corée Voyage. What does a travel agency have anything to do with a prestigious drama awards ceremony, you ask? Well, as you might be able to tell by its name, the Seoul International Drama Awards encompasses not only the K-dramas so loved by all of us, but all the best dramas from around...

B.A.P To Perform at KCON in California

B.A.P, one of the hottest rookie groups this year, has been added to the lineup of K-Pop idols to appear at KCON 2012 in Irvine, CA. The event is the first large scale K-Pop convention in the U.S, and will be held Saturday, October 13, at the Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine, CA. This will be B.A.P’s first time performing in North America. Despite being around for only seven months, the groups...

SHINee, Kara, Infinite and More to Perform at “Incheon K-POP Concert 2012″

The  “Incheon K-POP Concert 2012” will take place on September 9 at the Incheon Munhak World Cup Stadium in Incheon. The MCs for this unique concert will be Min Hyo Rin, along with SHINee‘s Onew and Key. The concert will feature some of the top K-Pop groups and artists, including SHINee, Kara, Infinite, BoA, IU, 4minute, Jang Woo Young, Kim Tae Woo, Boyfriend,  B.A.P, Girl’s Day,...

Infinite Makes a Splash in “Cosmopolitan” Pictorial

Idol group Infinite was featured in a pictorial and interview in fashion magazine “Cosmopolitan.” Infinite members Sungyeol, Woohyun, L (Myungsoo), Dongwoo, Hoya, Sungkyu, and Sungjong are seen posing charismatically with water splashing dynamically in the sleek photographs. Infinite burst onto the entertainment scene only two years ago, but the group has already made a splash in both music and ac...

Kollaboration DC to Hold 3rd Annual Talent Competition this September!

The highly-anticipated third annual Kollaboration DC will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at 7PM at the George Washington University Lisner Auditorium. Hosted by comedian Walter Hong, a member of Black Sheep Comedy, the showcase will include guest performances by J-Pop artist Salia, electronic duo Atoms Apart, hip-hop group SNRG, rapper Manifest, and last year’s grand prize winne...

Lee Da Hae Shows Off Mix-Match Fashion

Actress Lee Da Hae has been spotted! Several paparazzi photos of Lee Da Hae were taken while she went out shopping for clothes. She proved her higher fashion sense by going for a mix-match look. She wore a frill chiffon dress with shoulder holes and brown walker boots. She finished the look with a chain-clutch bag. Reported to be 170cm (approx. 5’7’), Lee Da Hye is doll-like sporting a wave perm a...