Big Byung (Yook Sungjae, Jackson, N, Hyuk) Releases Goofy “Stress Come On” MV

On the August 19 episode of “Hyungon & Daejun’s Music Revelation,” the Jung Hyung Don-Defconn producer pair, self-dubbed “Brave Double Tiger,” released their music video for “Stress Come On.” The song is performed by Big Byung, a group composed of Yook Duk (BTOB’s Yook Sung Jae), Wang Kong (GOT7’s Jackson), Dol Baeki (VIXX’s N), and Hyuk Ddi (VIXX’s Hyuk). It’s a goofy yet relatable track, rem...

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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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[Exclusive] AOA Members Battle It Out for a Date with Super Junior’s Kangin on “A So...

The Soompi Team arrived on the filming set of KBS’ global request show “A Song For You,” which took place at the heart of Seoul in Myeongdong Tourist Information Center for this episode. The six lovely ladies of AOA were getting ready for the shoot by the time we arrived, getting their makeup fixed and warming up their vocals for the performance portion. Good news for BTOB fans who missed Yook Sun...

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BTOB’s Ilhoon Appointed to Perform the Opening Pitch at a Baseball Game

Jung Ilhoon, a member of the male idol group BTOB, has been appointed to do the opening pitch at a baseball game. On August 10, according to his agency, Cube Entertainment, Jung Ilhoon will be doing the opening pitch at the baseball game between the Samsung Lions and the Nexen Heroes. A day before the game, Jung Ilhoon wrote a message on his SNS by saying, “Tomorrow. I’m going to be doing the open...

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Shinhwa’s Shin Hye Sung and Jun Jin to Join BEAST, 4Minute, BTOB, Jay Park, and More for C...

Shinhwa’s Shin Hye Sung and Jun Jin will be attending the largest K-Pop concert held in China. According to their agency, Liveworks Company, on August 1, the two members of Shinhwa plan to meet their fans in China through the ‘K-Pop Crazy Concert’ to be held at Shenzhen Bay Sports Center on August 2. It has been reported that the upcoming ‘K-Pop Crazy Concert’ will be the largest concert in Shenzh...

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Cube Entertainment to Halt Online Service for HyunA’s “From Where and Until Wh...

Cube Entertainment has decided to halt online music service of HyunA’s song “From Where and Until When” from her recently released mini album, “A Talk.” This is in light of the controversy concerning song composer and writer BTOB Hyunsik copying lyrics from g.o.d’s song “The Reason Why Opposites Attract.” The BTOB member explained that he was simply congratulating g.o.d on their comeback, and maki...

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