4Minute’s Gayoon Dishes on Beauty Tips and Fall Fashion for It Pouch Magazine

4minute‘s Gayoon was selected as the muse for the September issue of It Pouch magazine. The knitted clothing pieces she wore hinted must-have items for the autumn season, along with authentic accessory pieces which proved to work well as statement pieces to any outfit. Her bright auburn hair was styled into Native American inspired braided hairstyles and prominent freckles were added to dram...

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SISTAR and 4Minute to Appear on MBC’s “Star Gazing” with International F...

Girl groups SISTAR and 4Minute will be comparing the scopes of their overseas popularity on an upcoming episode of MBC’s variety show “Star Gazing.” According to a source in the industry, the two leading girl groups participated in filming the show on August 12. For this special episode, the girls were joined by a number of their international fans as well as foreign stars residi...

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Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle: Round 1

Hip-hop has played a major role in influencing the sound of K-Pop, ranging from artists who incorporate a slight hip-hop influence in certain songs (2NE1 or Girls’ Generation) to groups that have a much heavier emphasis on hip-hop (Block B or B.A.P). Even within each idol group, there’s almost always a rapper — with so many groups these days, that’s a lot of rappers. (We...

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“Inkigayo” Changes Rules for “19-rated” Videos, HyunA First to be Affected?

The producers of SBS music show “Inkigayo” have announced that songs whose music videos are rated suitable only for viewers aged 19 years old and over will no longer be eligible to gain chart points based on video views. The chart compilers announced that hits through YouTube clicks would only be counted in its SNS rankings if a song’s music videos were rated at least rated suitable for viewers ag...

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Girl Groups f(x), SISTAR Lead “Most Viewed K-pop Videos in America” List by Bi...

It looks like female K-pop idols reigned supreme in America last month as the female groups f(x) and SISTAR led Billboard‘s list of “Most Viewed K-pop Videos in America” for the month of July! f(x), who has made their return to the colorful world of K-pop after a year of rest, has garnered almost 10 million views for their dark music video of their title song, “Red Light,&#...

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I Heart It: K-pop Instagram (August 3 – August 9)

Welcome back, Soompiers to another week full of adorable K-Pop Instagram posts to kickstart your weekend! This week’s edition features a lot of cute selcas and some group photos of your favorite artists with their friends.  Flip through the gallery to find out what your favorite K-Pop stars were up to this past week!   2AM‘s Jinwoon is a lovely summer flower boy! 2AM’s Seulong...

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HyunA Keeps It “Red” in Ceci Photo Spread

4Minute star HyunA has appeared in a photo shoot for the Korean edition of fashion magazine Ceci. The singer is currently enjoying the success of her solo comeback mini album, “A Talk,” and is promoting the EP’s lead track, “Red.” The photos show HyunA posing in a range of different outfits made by top designers and popular high street brands, such as Fred Perry, Adidas Originals, MGSM by Tom Gre...

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4Minute’s HyunA Maintains Her Toned Figure by Playing Badminton

On the August 2 broadcast of KBS 2TV’s “Entertainment Weekly,” 4Minute member HyunA appeared as a guest for the ‘Guerilla Date’ segment of the entertainment news program. During the interview, HyunA revealed how she maintains her flawless figure, “I play badminton for about two and a half hours a day.” After hearing her answer, the interviewer jokingly asked, “Badminton isn’t something you can do ...

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