JYPE Responds to HyunA and BTOB Hyunsik’s Homage to g.o.d

Recently, HyunA’s “From Where and Until When” featuring BEAST’s Yang Yoseob has been under scrutiny, after many noticed that its lyrics were similar to g.o.d’s 2004 track, “The Reason Why Opposites Attract.” BTOB’s Hyunsik, who wrote the song, explained that the copied lyrics were just homage to their industry seniors, congratulating them on their comeback. (See: HyunA’s Song Lyrics Copied From g....

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VIXX’s Hyuk Becomes the Leader of Jung Hyung Don and Defcon’s Project Group

VIXX member Hyuk has become the leader of comedian Jung Hyung Don and rapper Defcon‘s latest undertaking. On the show premiere of MBC Every1′s “Hyungdon & Daejoon’s Music Revelation,” the project group members Yook Sungjae from BTOB, N and Hyuk from VIXX, and Jackson from GOT7 were given new names by the two producers. To make the nature of the project a bit more entert...

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[Exclusive] Behind-The-Scenes with f(x) for KBS “A Song For You”

Hi Soompiers! The Soompi Team was invited to the filming set of KBS’ “A Song For You,” which was located at the scenic area of Imjingak in Paju, just outside of Seoul. This episode features none other than girl group f(x) who made their comeback with third studio album “Red Light.” Their songs have quickly climbed to the top of the charts with title track of the same name topping eight online musi...

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HyunA’s Song Lyrics Copied From g.o.d Lyrics? BTOB’s Hyunsik Explains

4Minute HyunA’s new song “From Where and Until When” from her new album, featuring BEAST’s Yang Yoseob, has raised questions of plagiarism, the lyrics being similar to g.o.d’s 2004 track, “The Reason Why Opposites Attract.” The section of the lyrics that says “Do opposites attract? Because you’re different from me / It captivates me, seeing it for the first time” in “From Where and Until When” is,...

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15 Crazy K-Pop Hairstyles

K-Pop is known for some of the most extreme, avant-garde fashion in today’s pop culture. The cutting edge (and sometimes outrageous!) hairstyles are no exception. With colors ranging from one end of the rainbow to the other and cuts that go from cute to crazy, K-Pop artists definitely show us the fun and funky side of fashion. For those of you feeling adventurous with your hair this summer, here a...

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BTOB’s Yook Sungjae Dresses Up As Jun Ji Hyun’s Character from “Man From the Stars,” Reena...

If you’re into K-Pop and boy idol groups in particular, you’re probably familiar with the boys dressing up as girls- sometimes making the female fans jealous of just how pretty they are, like in the case of Super Junior’s Kim Heechul. Super Junior’s Kangin, f(x)’s Amber, and BTOB’s Yook Sungjae got together for the first episode filming of KBS’ global request show “A Song For You,” and decided to ...

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The Growth and Decline of K-Pop Fan Cafes

Before Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and even Instagram accounts were a necessity for K-Pop groups, there were and still are fan cafes.  Fan cafes are online communities where fans not only share photos and have discussion, but also become a united voice and identity in representing the fandom. You couldn’t be considered a true fan unless you were a member in an official fan cafe. Even celebri...

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BTOB and Jung Joon Young Team Up Against “A Song For You” MCs Kangin, Amber, and Sungjae i...

Great news! The third season of KBS’ music show “A Song For You” secured its timeslot, and the premiere date is now set for this Sunday, July 20 at 12:15 a.m. (KST). “A Song For You” is not just any music program, but is coined a “Global Request Show” as the content is largely based on the contribution by foreign fans. The fans get to submit their stories and request songs to the guest ahead of th...

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BEAST, IU, Girl’s Day, ZE:A, Fly to the Sky, Baek Ji Young, and More to Perform at MBC’s &...

It has been confirmed that many big names, including BEAST, IU, and Girl’s Day will be attending the ‘Hope Concert’ organized by MBC. This year will mark the fourth ‘Hope Concert’ to take place and it is scheduled to be broadcast on television this coming July 11 at 1:10 PM (KST). The entire lineup is drawing attention, as it includes not only some of the most popular idols...

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