BTS Talks About Rivalry with WINNER and Initial Thoughts on Title Track “Danger̶...

Male group BTS, who are about to make their comeback with their highly anticipated first full-length album, recently talked about their initial impressions on their title track “Danger” and responded to questions about a possible rivalry between them and YG Entertainment’s new male group WINNER. On August 19, BTS held their comeback showcase at the Blue Square Samsung Card Hall i...

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BTS Releases “DARK & WILD” Audio Preview

Hip-hop boy band BTS has dropped an audio preview of the group’s forthcoming album, “DARK & WILD.” The four-minute-37-second track was uploaded to the group’s Soundcloud account, and features short experts from the tracks that will make up the album. Fans will be pleased to hear that, if the preview is anything to go by, the boys have tried their hand at a very wide range of musical styles on ...

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Block B Wins #1 on This Week’s M! Countdown “2 Nights in LA” Special + Perform...

On this week’s M! Countdown “Two Nights in LA” special, Block B took home the win for “H.E.R”! Congratulations! This episode was filmed during KCON 2014 at the Los Angeles Memorial Spots Arena in Los Angeles. The convention, which drew in over 42,000 attendees over the course of two days, is the largest Hallyu event in the United States. Mnet America will be broadcasting the concert on...

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[Recap] Top 10 of Our Favorite Moments From KCON 2014′s “M! Countdown Two Nigh...

K-Pop was in the center of attention this weekend in Los Angeles for the third annual KCON convention, the largest gathering of “All Things Hallyu” in the US. Of course, the weekend could not end without performances from an amazing lineup of everyone’s favorite artists, a roster list spanning from KCON veteran G-Dragon to crowd-pleasing newcomer BTS. In honor of the ten spectacular pe...

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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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Girls’ Generation, CNBLUE, IU, Lee Seung Gi, B1A4, and More Walk the Red Carpet at K...

Before each of the M!Countdown concerts at KCON2014, artists, actors and actresses walked down the red carpet and on to a stage to greet the media and fans.  Hosted by Eric Nam, he conducted a brief interview with all of the attendees and also translated their responses.  Click on the links to jump to their photo section or just go to the next page. Day 1: VIXX, IU, Teen Top, Jaekyung (Rainbow), Y...

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BTS Drops “DARK & WILD” Track List

Seven-piece hip-hop boy band BTS has released a track list image as the countdown continues to the group’s first full-length studio album release, “DARK & WILD,” which drops on August 20. The picture was posted to the group’s official Facebook page, and was accompanied by the caption, “Please expect a lot from the first full BTS album. The album will contain 14 songs.” The track list confirms...

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