[To:ur Imagination] BIGBANG’s G-Dragon Gets Playful in His KTO Photoshoot

Last, but not least, is leader and fashionista G-Dragon who easily makes himself at home on set. Feel free to check out extra stills from the other members (Taeyang, Seungri, Daesung, T.O.P) by clicking on their names! The members of BIGBANG, the main faces for KTO’s summer event To:ur Imagination, gathered at a studio in Samseong-dong, Seoul earlier this year for the photoshoot. (You can see thei...

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Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle: Round 2

Welcome to Round 2 of the Soompi K-Pop Idol Rap Battle! The first round was a motley assortment of battles, some of them being complete runaway matches (T.O.P vs. HyunA, G-Dragon vs. Jung Hana), with no question as to the clear winner, and others with less of a split (CL vs. Rap Monster, Bang Yong Guk vs. Ilhoon). Still, some of the matches were neck and neck all the way (Jackson vs. Yong Junhyung...

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G-Dragon Donates 81.8 Million Won to Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients on His Birthday

BIGBANG‘s G-Dragon has given back to the society by donating 81.8 million KRW (approx. 81,800 USD) to patients with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The amount symbolizes G-Dragon’s birthday, which he celebrates today on August 18. On August 18, fellow YG Entertainment artist Sean wrote on his Twitter, “Jiyong has performed a beautifu...

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YG Celebrates G-Dragon’s Birthday, Fans Make Charity Donations

Talent agency YG Entertainment has posted a celebratory article honoring BIGBANG star G-Dragon on its website to mark the star’s birthday. The piece also gives details of fan donations made on his behalf. The post featured a large image of the star with the caption, “Happy Birthday G-Dragon. From YG.” YG explained that one of the star’s fan clubs, Kwon Ji Yong Supporters had made a charity donati...

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I Heart It: K-pop Instagram (August 10 – August 16)

Welcome back, Soompiers to another week full of adorable K-Pop Instagram posts to kick start your weekend! This week’s edition features your favorite artists enjoying themselves this summer! Flip through the gallery to find out what your favorite K-Pop stars did to beat the heat! :) Instagram newbie Brown Eyed Girls’ Gain takes a dip in the pool! Welcome to K-pop Instagram, girl!~ Do post ...

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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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G-Dragon and Pharrell Williams Snap a Photo Together

G-Dragon recently released a photo taken with the multi-talented American artist, Pharrell Williams! Although this is not the first time they have taken a photo together, it is always good to see talented artists hanging out. On August 13, G-Dragon posted the photo on his Instagram, with the words, “Always giving me inspiration. Thank you.” The black and white photo is comical, as their expression...

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