Busker Busker’s Jang Bum Joon to Return with Solo Album This Year

Busker Busker’s vocalist, Jang Bum Joon, will be coming back with a solo album in the second half of this year! CJ E&M, the distributors of the album, stated on June 18, “Jang Bum Joon is currently preparing the album, aiming to release it within the year. The release date has not yet been confirmed.” Last month, there was news that the singer has been making preparations for individual activi...

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Busker Busker Rumored Again to Break-Up Soon

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. Rumors are buzzing again that the group Busker Busker will be breaking up soon. A report from ISPlus patches up the puzzle pieces of news regarding the group. After news of Busker Busker member Jang Bum Joon independently creating his own company and discussing investment and distribution with CJ E&M, rumors of the group’s disbandment have s...

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[Exclusive] Interview with Mark Russell, Author of “K-Pop Now: The Korean Music Revo...

If you ever wished you had a handy guide to K-Pop, a textbook for a “K-Pop 101″ if you will, then you’ll want to grab a copy of the new book, “K-Pop Now: The Korean Music Revolution.” Whether you’re new to K-Pop and could use an easy yet thorough guidebook or you’re a K-Pop veteran who needs help explaining to friends and family what K-Pop is and how aweso...

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12 Must-Listen Songs for Spring Fever!

Spring is here! It should be. If not, something’s wrong! Like your location. Wherever you are, in the spirit of beautiful weather, whether you have it or not, here are some great songs to get you in the swing of things! Check it out: 10cm, Eric Nam, Akdong Musician, and more! jun2yng is a Soompi intern who loves spring, she thinks? Maybe? At least it’s better than summer.  Acoustic C...

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Busker Busker’s Jang Bum Joon Confirms April Wedding with Girlfriend

Congrats to the couple! Busker Busker’s frontman Jang Bum Joon (age 25) will marry his girlfriend of two years Song Ji Soo (age 21) this April. She is a rookie actress, and a few paparazzi photos of the couple were leaked a few months back in late November. The two are also expecting their first child.  On January 28, an industry insider dished that their wedding is confirmed for this April and th...

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Hwang Shin Hye’s Daughter Lee Jin Lee Seen in Royal Pirates Music Video

The news of actress Hwang Shin Hye’s daughter, Lee Jin Lee cast in Royal Pirates’ new music video, “Drawing the Line,” is the latest subject of conversation among the general public in South Korea. On January 15, Royal Pirates released their mini-album title song “Drawing the Line.” Media sources announced that Lee Jin Lee was cast as the main female actress in their music video. Throu...

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Busker Busker’s Jang Beom Jun Will Marry Actress Song Ji Soo, Expecting Child

Reports have confirmed that indie band Busker Busker‘s lead singer Jang Beom Jun (24), will marry rookie actress Song Ji Soo (20). The two fatefully met while Song Ji Soo was preparing to become a singer. Actress Song Ji Soo was originally planning on becoming a singer and had began preparing for her debut six years ago. She initially met Jang Beom Jun through a friend to receive guitar less...

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